In 1872 the U.S. economy was growing as the young nation industrialized and expanded westward. Then in the autumn, a sudden shock paralyzed social and economic life.
A veteran public health scholar argues we can defeat COVID-19 in just 10 weeks if we take a "concerted and determined" approach.
After three years of improvement, the well-being of Americans ticked downward in 2017, according to a new poll, though some demographics were spared.
By tracing the lead isotopes in silver coins from ancient Rome, researchers found a shift in the source of the coins' metal that corresponds with Rome's rise to power.
Although the vast majority of Americans feel bad about throwing out food, most of us also think it would be hard to reduce the amount of food we throw away, a new survey finds.
Stay up to date on the latest science news by signing up for our Essentials newsletter.
Thank you for signing up to Live Science. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.