A Scientific American analysis finds this trend differs based on where one lives
Data visualization engineer Zan Armstrong takes a close look at human birth patterns.
Genetic sequencing of spinal fluid hailed as an advance over standard procedures for diagnosing brain infections
Researchers are studying the way twins smell for clues about the genetic basis of insect appeal
A new book argues that thought and knowledge are community efforts
Physicists have exploited the laws of quantum mechanics to send information without transmitting a signal. But have they, really?
Which 10 disruptive solutions are now poised to change the world?
Infographic of the Week
When the Oroville Dam spillway cracked and failed after a wet California winter, a team of scientists created a one fiftieth–scale model of the damaged concrete and eroded hillside to help guide the reconstruction.