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Given that 2016 is expected to be the hottest year on record, with several months that not only surpassed old heat records but did so by increasingly large margins, it stands to reason climate change...

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Following the hack of Democratic National Committee emails and reports of a new cyberattack against the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, worries abound that foreign nations may be clandestinely...

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Until this month, Germany had been spared from terrorist attacks with momentous losses of life. Since July 18, four attacks have occurred: one by a teenage refugee on a train in Würzburg; a mass shooting...

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Nearly 50 years after landing on the moon, mankind has now set its sights on sending the first humans to Mars. The moon trip took three days; a Mars trip will likely take most of a year. The difference...

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The Democratic Party’s nomination of Hillary Clinton this past week has revived an old controversy in a new way: presidential third terms. It is a controversy as old as the nation itself. The father...

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People interact with their family, friends and coworkers on a daily basis, both through online social networks and in real life. The effects of such social interactions on economic and financial decision...

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Just about every institution these days is looking for creative individuals. Adults who can innovate in high-quality ways and contribute to the progress of science, engineering and the arts. Creative...

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On August 25, 2016, the National Park Service (NPS) will celebrate its 100th birthday. But what’s a party without people? In fact, while many Americans think of national parks as places to experience...

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The opium poppy is arguably the oldest painkiller known to man, with its use being described by the ancient civilizations. Opium mimics the body’s home-made painkillers — endorphins and the like —...

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Tonight at the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton formally accepted the nomination of the Democratic party. Last week, Republican nominee Donald Trump did the same at the Republican National...