Linguists have a lot of largely untested theories. Borrowing a tool from ecology, researchers built a model that didn't look for one worldwide explanation.
Cancun, on the Yucatan peninsula, is one of Mexico's most visited cities, while nearby Mayan villages struggle with poverty and lack of economic opportunities. A newly proposed train line could help fix that, but at what cost to the people and ecosystem?
After the spring of 2011, archaeologists stopped working in Syria. Scientists aren’t uncovering new sites, many of which were destroyed, at the center of the earliest beginnings of human civilization
Despite how many people feel about the frequency and motivations of mass shootings, data shows us some unexpected results.
What does it look like when a country’s identity falls apart? What happens when its preferred image of itself doesn’t match its demographic reality?
What will happen to solar panels and batteries once they reach the end of their life?
Scientists know the bacterium that causes Lyme disease has been out in the wild since long before any biological weapons research could have focused on it. And that's just for starters.
An examination of the Twitter activity after the Québec mosque murders reveal that the majority showed sympathy towards the victims, but Russian trolls worked to spread antagonism and fake news.
Salt consumption in China is among the highest in the world.
Rather than requiring companies to ensure a living wage for their global supply chain workforce, the Modern Slavery Act ends up punishing them.