Combined ocean and air temperature averaged over the globe for June, like May, was the warmest ever for the month. Some places were warmer than others.
Summer brings on a slew of weather problems: flood, drought, tropical storms, and more. Find out what, where, and why.
Phosphorus is an essential element for fertilizers and food production. What happens when we reach peak phosphorus, and its availability is limited?
The Washington wildfires are confounding firefighters with their erratic movement. Find out why.
Chemistry is a science that uses experimentation, instrumental analysis and computational insights to understand physical reality.
Is the relationship between women and beauty products changing? The popularity of the song Try by Colbie Caillat raises questions about women’s attitudes toward natural beauty and toward companies selling makeup and other “beauty products.” In the video, women wearing little or no make-up are featured as the artist sings “You don’t have to try […]
Do you enjoy time alone with your thoughts? Research found some people want distraction so much that they’ll self-administer an electric shock to avoid thinking.