In the wake of recent climate disasters, over 2,000 local governments and 20 national parliaments worldwide have declared climate emergencies, and it is expected that more and more will follow
A new model of learning centers on blasts of neural activity that act as teaching signals—approximating an algorithm called backpropagation.
Young people already know more than you might think. Here are some ways to approach the conversation, tailored for every age group.
A researcher surveyed 645 Americans about their beliefs on climate change — whether or not those beliefs are informed by fact or fiction — to assess their communication behaviors about climate change.
A new study demonstrates that children who are exposed to a certain type of environmental air pollution are more likely to contract community acquired pneumonia, or CAP, and to be hospitalized for longer periods of time. Social factors, including race …
Studying fruit flies, researchers ask how a single brain chemical can orchestrate diverse functions such as learning, motivation and movement.
Prior infections appear to shield enteric neurons, preventing these key components of the body’s ‘second brain’ from dying off when future pathogens strike.
A study of trees, some over 300 years old, indicate that precipitation levels are up as much as 5 inches compared to the early 1700s.
Fuel contamination forced the residents of Iqaluit to rely on bottled water—and now they’re having a hard time getting rid of the plastic.
Fears of ecological disaster are real, but it’s especially hard on people raising children. Here’s what parents should know, and where to turn for help.