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We’re Trying To Reach Alien Civilizations. But Is It A Good Idea? NASA/JPL-Caltech/ESA/CXC/STScI

We’re Trying To Reach Alien Civilizations. But Is It A Good Idea?

Science fiction and some prominent scientists paint a bleak picture of what would happen, but our efforts are becoming more sophisticated.
Transforming The Fishing Industry In The Information Age Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Transforming The Fishing Industry In The Information Age

Fishing is entering the world of advanced analytics and data-driven planning. With oceans under stress and key fish stocks dwindling, can precision fishing help?
Thawing Permafrost Is Roiling The Arctic Landscape Emma Pike/Wikimedia

Thawing Permafrost Is Roiling The Arctic Landscape

Warming temperatures are driving a hidden world of changes beneath the surface.
This Study Offers A New Way Forward In The Debate Over Feral Cats Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

This Study Offers A New Way Forward In The Debate Over Feral Cats

To protect wildlife from free-roaming cats, a zone defense may be more effective than trying to get every feline off the street.
Affordable Housing In The US Is Increasingly Scarce. Renters Are Asking: Where Do We Go? Ludwig Laab/Civil Beat/2022

Affordable Housing In The US Is Increasingly Scarce. Renters Are Asking: Where Do We Go?

Elected officials across the country have tried to address the affordable housing crisis through proposals to raise the minimum wage and to mandate more meaningful rent control.
Why Daylight Saving Time Is Bad For Your Health Getty Images/iStockphoto

Why Daylight Saving Time Is Bad For Your Health

Researchers are discovering that “springing ahead” each March is connected with serious negative health effects.
How Zelenskyy Proved You Don’t Need To Be A Strongman To Be A Great Leader Wikimedia Commons/Jeremy Bouchez

How Zelenskyy Proved You Don’t Need To Be A Strongman To Be A Great Leader

The Ukranian president has emerged as the antithesis of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
How An Amateur Meteorologist Set Off A Climate Change Firestorm — In 1938 GS Callendar Archive, University of East Anglia

How An Amateur Meteorologist Set Off A Climate Change Firestorm — In 1938

The idea of global warming had already been theorized, but Guy Callendar showed it was already happening.
Don’t Try To Guess How The US Supreme Court Will Vote On Abortion Rights Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2016

Don’t Try To Guess How The US Supreme Court Will Vote On Abortion Rights

Pundits are opining but they are often wrong when it comes to the nation's highest court.