These workplace issues significantly up your odds of divorce
If home is where the heart is, work may be where it wanders. Married people who work with lots of members of the opposite sex are more likely to get divorced, with highly educated men appearing to be particularly susceptible to this trend, according to ...
Millennials Are Causing the US Divorce Rate to Plummet
SocArXiv Papers | The Coming Divorce Decline - OSF
Brexit is already damaging European science
Scientists are among those who have been anxiously scanning the government notices. The documents include predictions of the effects on research funding (bad), access to satellite-navigation systems (minimal) and warnings about dangerous space debris ...
Meet the Science Fair star who almost failed math class
So it's been for Robbie Barrat, one of nine high school students profiled in the inspiring new National Geographic documentary Science Fair, in theaters now. It follows a group of supersmart kids on their journey to the prestigious, highly competitive ...
Corporations of the World! Young Scientists Need You
A new vaccine raises hopes of someday curbing the tuberculosis epidemic
A new tuberculosis vaccine shows promise in preventing the bacteria from causing disease in people who are infected, but aren't sick. If approved, it could help control the spread of a disease considered one of the world's top killers, responsible for ...
11 Rising Stars of Science
From cutting the cost of solar electricity to reducing the risk of ovarian cancer, the 11 early- to mid-career scientists profiled here are emerging as leaders in their fields. They stood out from among 500 scientists assessed using the power of the ...
Australia's Science Agency Claims Breakthrough in Global Blockchain Test
An Australian federal science agency has completed a global test on a blockchain network it developed with the University of Sydney, which, the two said, can process 30,000 cross-border transactions per second. The Commonwealth Scientific and ...
Australia's Science Agency Scales 30000 Txs/s on First Global Trial of its Red Belly Blockchain
Here's why we care about attempts to prove the Riemann hypothesis
A famed mathematical enigma is once again in the spotlight. The Riemann hypothesis, posited in 1859 by German mathematician Bernhard Riemann, is one of the biggest unsolved puzzles in mathematics. The hypothesis, which could unlock the mysteries of ...
Skepticism surrounds renowned mathematician's attempted proof of 160-year-old hypothesis
Mathematician Claims He Solved 160-Year-Old Math Problem. Critics Say Probably Not.
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These People Drank Their Own Blood — for Science!
In a new study, 16 volunteers went above and beyond in the name of a better diagnosis for inflammatory bowel disease: They drank their own blood. The "vampire" study reveals the limitations of a common method for diagnosing disorders like Crohn's ...
Science and the value of broad horizons
Advances in science, and in its applications, rarely come solely from brilliant individuals; rather they emerge from teams and networks, often crossing borders of nations and companies. Many tech companies obtain much of their transferable technologies ...
Joaquín Rodríguez-López designs batteries for a sustainable energy future
An important goal for materials science today is to build better batteries (SN: 1/21/17, p. 22). The ubiquitous lithium-ion battery adeptly powers cell phones and laptops, but it's not necessarily the best way to store the large quantities of energy ...