And why do some volcanoes explode and others only ooze? It all comes down to their gooey centers. Hawaii's Kilauea volcano keeps erupting with syrupy lava flows, serving as a fiery reminder of nature's
An emotive article on the ‘ice apocalypse’ by Eric Holthaus describes a terrifying vision of catastrophic sea level rise this century caused by climate change and the collapse of the Antarctic ice sheet.
I am obsessive about the goals I set. Each year, right around Thanksgiving, I start reflecting. I can't help it. Growing up in the Midwest, this is the time of year when the cold settles in, the trees
Ancient peatlands that store huge amounts of carbon are under threat from logging Stumbling on submerged roots, attacked by bees and wading waist-deep through leech-infested water, the three researchers
Forget weight gain, it’s the sticky relationship between sugar and your skin that may make you want to curb your sweet tooth. Sugar is responsible for a process called glycation, which isn’t pretty. To
In these distressed urban areas, the unemployment rate is high, equality is low, healthcare and safety are poor, and people fear for their life on a daily basis, wondering whether the government will step
Whether you’re dissecting Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations or relaxing poolside with 50 Shades of Grey, reading is, for many of us, a regular source of joy, perspective, and ideas, which enable us to