In a study of first graders, teachers rated low-performing minority students more positively than low-performing white students, but they ranked high-performing minority students lower than white students at the same level ...
Social media has made digital voyeurism the norm, but some of us are more inclined to pursue online surveillance than others
Investigations against oil and coal companies raise optimism for a cleaner future
The fast growing sources dropped out of the climate change accord over the course of negotiations
A brief portion of the December 9 conversation during the climate talks in France between Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Scientific American ’s David Biello ...
The current standoff between Native Hawaiian protesters and proponents of the planned Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) can take some lessons from similar disputes in the past
Reflecting on the remarks made by SCOTUS's Scalia and Roberts about the value of Black students in college science classes
Lawmakers investigating how mergers may stoke price hikes at companies including Valeant, Turing
A new ambition coalition, including the U.S., might help or hurt negotiations
Therapies tailored to an individual's particular genetic makeup could be highly effective—but they could also be too expensive for many of those whose DNA donations go into creating the treatments...
Among its goals, the coalition of countries, including the U.S., wants an agreement that the world must aim as soon as possible to hold global warming to 1.5-degree Celsius and work toward a long-term low-carbon future ...
The use of aborted fetal tissue has sparked controversy in the U.S., but many scientists say it is essential for studies of HIV, development and more
Greenhouse gas emissions fail to rise for once
An analysis determines that many road-building projects in Africa would bring only modest benefits to people, while devastating the environment. Christopher Intagliata reports
Scientists can provide the info to make sure that the correct areas are chosen for protection to help ensure the continued robustness of a region's biodiversity
Research shows that females are perceived as less “creative” in many contexts
Better equipment, visibility allow University of Hawaii researchers to map and photograph planes lost during the December 7, 1941 bombing
James Hansen and other climate scientists argue for more reactors to cut coal consumption
Existing treatments for victims of single-event trauma are insufficient for migrants with mental health problems, experts say
Expected ruling could prevent 18 states from collecting health care information from certain employee health plan administrators