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How Could the Beirut Explosion Happen? Experts Explain
To get to the roots of disasters like this one, investigators rely on video footage, documents, interviews and other evidence ...
Awareness of Our Biases Is Essential to Good Science
In a recent op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, Lawrence Krauss bemoans what he sees as contemporary science’s “ideological ...
Blame Poverty, Not the Poor, for COVID-19's Spread in Brazil's Amazon
To judge by popular movies, people who live in the Brazilian Amazon are at constant risk of being attacked by huge tarantulas ...
Coronavirus News Roundup: August 1–August 7
The role that symptom-free (“asymptomatic”) people infected with the new coronavirus play in spreading it grew more clear ...
Inside Joe Biden’s Network of Climate Advisers
The presidential candidate is getting advice from old guard Democrats, liberal activists and union favorites Former Vice ...
Higgs Boson Gives Next-Generation Particle Its Heft
Experiments at the Large Hadron Collider suggest that muons and other “second-generation particles” obtain their mass from ...
The World's Highest-Dwelling Mammal Lives atop a Volcano
Scientists spotted a mouse at the summit of Llullaillaco, a 22,000-foot-tall volcano on the border of Chile and Argentina.
Don’t Downplay the Role of Indigenous People in Molding the Ecological Landscape
These include the Supreme Court upholding an 1833 treaty guaranteeing tribal sovereignty in eastern Oklahoma, and several ...
A Cure for COVID-19 Will Take More Than Personal Immunity
The bellicose terms used to make sense of COVID-19 stem from a series of profound changes in medical thinking sparked by the ...
Future Cars Will Be Made of Magnesium
According to one contention, magnesium will eventually replace iron as the world’s basic constructional raw material. Hence, ...
What Is Ammonium Nitrate, the Chemical That Exploded in Beirut?
The country’s prime minister Hassan Diab said the blast was caused by around 2,700 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored near the ...
Weird Mystery Seeds Arriving by Mail Sprout Biodiversity Concerns
Often labeled as jewelry, the parcels instead contain clear plastic bags with unknown seeds of various shapes, sizes and ...