False information is about 70 percent more likely to be retweeted than faithful reports of actual events, researchers find
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Research shows that the benefits may outweigh the drawbacks
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Are we living in a post-truth world?
Two studies reveal congressional districts where younger voters could make a big difference
Ethicists and scientists are considering the place of neuroscience in the courtroom
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The antiscience chair of the science, space and technology panel is leaving
Freelance science journalist Kevin Begos reports from the U.S. Power and Renewable Summit in Austin, Texas, on the use of blockchain technology to make more efficient energy markets and distribution.
A study pokes holes in the idea that experienced firearm users are less likely to injure themselves
In next week’s Texas primary science-backed Democrat Joseph Kopser looks strong. But he's not talking science to voters
Lawyer Bill Wehrum at the EPA may not have name recognition but he has the power to dismantle regulations
New evidence shows green spaces in urban neighborhoods increase outdoor usage and lessen the opportunity for crime
Operation Gunnerside: The Norwegian Attack on Heavy Water That Deprived the Nazis of the Atomic Bomb
February 28 marks the 75th anniversary of one of the most dramatic and important military missions of World War II
Understanding an ecosystem means following changes in the abundances and identities of the species present as the clock ticks. The BioTIME database should help.
The country’s cybercrime efforts are all seemingly state-sponsored and steal money that is then used to fund its cash-strapped government
David N. Schwartz talks about his latest book, The Last Man Who Knew Everything: The Life and Times of Enrico Fermi, Father of the Nuclear Age.
The legislation seeks federal permission to buy drugs from Canada
Most Americans would probably be thrilled to learn extraterrestrials (intelligent or not) exist. Other nationalities beg to differ