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Women are better at statistics than they think

Jonathan B. Santo, University of Nebraska Omaha and Kelly Rhea MacArthur, University of Nebraska Omaha The Research Brief is...

Dunkology 101: How the NBA could take a more scientific approach...

Justin Barber, University of Kentucky I grew up watching some of the greatest slam dunk artists in the world.

The better you are at math, the more money seems to...

Pär Bjälkebring, University of Gothenburg and Ellen Peters, University of Oregon Your grade school math teacher probably told you...

Planning the best route with multiple destinations is hard even for...

Nathan Klein, University of Washington Computers are good at answering questions. What’s the shortest route from my house to...

4 ways to protect yourself from disinformation

Elizabeth Stoycheff, Wayne State University You might have fallen for someone’s attempt to disinform you about current events. But it’s not your fault. Even the most...

Why I’m teaching kids science through the sport of rowing

Elizabeth A. Barton, Wayne State University I didn’t know what the world looked like at 5:00 a.m. until my son began rowing for the Detroit...

What Amazon’s decision to retrain a third of its employees means...

Scott F. Latham, University of Massachusetts Lowell Amazon’s announcement that it will invest US$700 million to retrain 100,000 employees – a third of its U.S....

What happens when a raindrop hits a puddle?

Nate Barlow, Rochester Institute of Technology Have you ever taken a walk through the rain on a warm spring day and seen that perfect puddle?...

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To avoid humans, more wildlife now work the night shift

Kaitlyn Gaynor, University of California, Berkeley For their first 100 million years on planet Earth, our mammal ancestors relied on the cover of darkness to...