The science of the “brazil nut effect” has implications from drug manufacturing to avalanche planning.
The Muldrow Glacier is moving 10-100 times faster than usual. Why is it moving so quickly?
People used to eat it, too.
A computer program, Dr. Fill, beat the human competition in the 2021 American Crossword Puzzle Tournament in just 49 seconds.
California wildfire researcher Craig Clements explains how landscape and moisture content in plants can give early clues to how smoky a summer might be.
Fires in the far north may impact forests’ ability to store carbon.
Crop scientists are tackling fertilizer runoff with woodchips, bacteria, and a trench.
Yesterday, India reported nearly 380,000 new COVID-19 cases in just one day. And the number of deaths has reached nearly 4,000.
In a new illustrated guide, futurist Rose Eveleth dives into the slippery nature of predicting what might come next.