New research finds Germans are less likely to help a hijab-wearing Muslim woman, but this bias fades if she demonstrates agreement with the national consensus that littering is bad.
For over 80 years, our understanding of the spread of airborne illness hasn't changed, but one researcher is working to redefine how we think about sneeze transmission.
As climate change continues to warm the oceans, researchers have turned to microscopic sediments to observe trends.
There's no one-size-fits-all for researchers to determine whether using publicly available data is appropriate, but there is certainly room for more discussion.
The information gathered in long-term studies helps scientists see how climate change is affecting our planet, yet money often goes to shorter-term projects.
A new study finds the industry giant was frequently given the right to oversee and even terminate public-sector research.
Federal regulation of research tissue from the deceased is prefaced on the assumption that the dead (tissue) stays dead. A new experiment suggests otherwise.
The University of California's boycott of academic-publishing giant Elsevier has open-access advocates pleased. Others have concerns about transparency.
Particularly that of the country's most marginalized groups.
Nuclear researchers suspect that there are nearly 4,000 undiscovered nuclei that may help lead us to new machines and practices that benefit human life.
The reproducibility crisis is driven, in part, by invalid statistical analyses that are from data-driven hypotheses.
Several members of Congress are already eying legislation to require universities to report taxpayer-funded harassers to the government.
A lack of scientific literacy is correlated with undue fears around genetic modification, chemicals, and common food production techniques.
It will help scientists more accurately measure the presence of vocal species like bats, birds, bees, and tigers.
The Kepler telescope has run out of fuel and officially entered retirement. Luckily, there is a replacement on the way to continue our observation of the stars.
Through his attacks on those government expenditures he deems frivolous, the Arizona senator exposes the counterproductive nature of his own belt-tightening mission.
Nevertheless, scientists see some progress on the problem of reproducibility.
A systemic review presents damning evidence that journalists are overselling research.
This area of the Atlantic has been known as a nursery for the apex predator for decades, but no one has attempted to study these sharks' movements—until now.
New research predicts that audits would reduce the number of false positive results from 30.2 per 100 papers to 12.3 per 100.