How climate change impacts the economy

The Fourth National Climate Assessment, published in 2018, warned that if we do not curb greenhouse…

How an emerging tick-borne pathogen evades detection

Human babesiosis is an emerging infectious disease transmitted to humans by ticks. A team of Yale…

Using fluid dynamics to perfect crêpe cooking techniques

A pair of fluid dynamics physicists, one with Ecole Polytechnique, the other the University of Canterbury,…

A new route for plant nutrient delivery

Agriculture around the globe requires new solutions for food and water sustainability. With more frequent climate…

Y chromosomes reveal population boom and bust in ancient Japan

Researchers at the University of Tokyo conducted a census of the Japanese population around 2,500 years…

New international initiative stresses need for global action on air pollution as health impacts remain high

The National Academies of Sciences and Medicine from South Africa, Brazil, Germany, and the United States…

There are 70 million refugees in the world. Here are 5 solutions to the problem

This week, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, labeled the world’s refugee problem a…

Studies suggest more original migrants to Australia than thought—and they came on purpose

Two teams of Australian researchers working independently have found that there were likely more first arrivals…

High school seniors losing trust in law enforcement, justice system

High school seniors’ confidence in law enforcement and the justice system significantly declined from 2006 to…

Massive brown dwarf detected by astronomers

An international team of astronomers has found a new brown dwarf, one of the most massive…