Greater education, lower fertility rates. Credit: Earth Policy Institute A global coalition of 11,000 scientists has come up with a planfor dealing with the climate emergency. Most of these are things scientists have been saying for a while: decarbonise the economy, eliminate pollutants, restore ecosystems and reforest, and reduce meat […]

Reference Article: A brief overview of convergent evolution. Dolphins and sharks separately evolved very similar physical features that have helped them become successful marine predators. (Image: © Shutterstock) Convergent evolution is when different organisms independently evolve similar traits. For example, sharks and dolphins look relatively similar despite being entirely unrelated. Sharks are […]

Reference Article: Facts about Albert Einstein, his life and influence on multiple scientific fields. Portrait of Albert Einstein circa 1939. (Image: © MPI/Getty Images) Albert Einstein is often cited as one of the most influential scientists of the 20th century. His work continues to help astronomers study everything from gravitational […]

An algorithm is just following rules designed either directly or indirectly by a human. Shutterstock/Billion Photos The role of algorithms in our lives is growing rapidly, from simply suggesting online search results or content in our social media feed, to more critical matters like helping doctors determine our cancer risk. But how do we know we […]