A long-accepted study on the optimal size of national legislatures faces a challenge.
The elusive waves, once thought to be myths, are explained by the same math that's found in a wide range of settings.
Some students are continuing to learn while school doors are closed, but others may not be able to avoid losing ground.
Science is an endeavor of trial and error. Can we find a better way to share the "erroneous" trials?
A mathematical model that visualizes echo chambers on Twitter shows how they coevolve with polarization on controversial topics.
New research reveals how much ads for a toenail fungus medication helped boost sales.
Estimates of animal populations made by local residents and field scientists are similar.
Researchers used radar to provide new insight into how precipitation raises the chances of deadly car crashes.
Ranked choice voting and vote-by-mail could be used more widely to improve the chances that votes will represent the electorate’s wishes.
A new analysis reveals links between more than 5,000 natural disasters and 1,000 armed conflicts in China’s history.
Analysis of vessel interactions reveals large potential for illegal activities, researchers say.
A citizen science initiative reveals new insights about the spread of tick-borne infections.