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Predicting the future with the wisdom of crowds
PHYS.ORG Forecasters often overestimate how good they are at predicting geopolitical events—everything from who will become the next pope to who will win the next national election in Taiwan. 14 minutes
Diversity in the face of globalization
PHYS.ORG Researchers from Canada and Morocco are working together to define globalization and to place it in the context of culture. They write in the Journal of Global Business Advancement how globalization is a self-contradictory phenomenon. Across... 49 minutes
Technological innovation 'trumps' politics
PHYS.ORG Technological innovation, often induced by national and sub-national policies, is a key driver of global climate and energy policy ambition and action. Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement will hardly affect this trend. 1 hour
Study examines gun policy preferences across racial groups
PHYS.ORG In the wake of recent mass shootings in Alexandria, Virginia, and elsewhere in the U.S., a new study from two University of Illinois at Chicago political scientists looks at factors that drive... 20 hours
UN says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050
PHYS.ORG India's population is expected to surpass China's in about seven years and Nigeria is projected to overtake the United States and become the third most populous country in... 1 day
Study: Population aging likely to end in China, USA, and Germany
NEWS MEDICAL Population aging could peak by 2040 in Germany and by 2070 in China, according to a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE, which combines... 1 day
an end to population aging in china germany us An end to population aging in China, Germany, US
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Population aging could peak by 2040 in Germany and by 2070 in China, according to a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE, which combines new measures of aging... 2 days
An end to population aging in China, Germany, USA
SCIENCE DAILY New measures of aging, combined with UN population projections, show that population aging is likely to end before 2100 in China, Germany, and the USA. 2 days
Artificial intelligence can predict which congressional bills will pass
Science Magazine Machine learning meets the political machine 2 days
New study explores how refugee and immigrant women develop resilience to cope with stress
NEWS MEDICAL Refugee and undocumented immigrant women may experience unique and ongoing stress following migration, in addition to the pre- and post-migration traumatic events... 2 days
EU migration to Britain falls sharply: study
PHYS.ORG The number of people moving to Britain from Eastern Europe has fallen by around a third since the Brexit vote, according to a study released Wednesday that suggested the plunge in the pound could... 2 days
esa marks asteroid day ESA marks #Asteroid Day
ESA The United Nations has declared 30 June to be International Asteroid Day, and ESA is joining other space agencies, astronauts, scientists and even rock stars for a 24-hour... 2 days
Political bots are poisoning democracy – so, off with their heads
PHYS.ORG Propaganda bots posing as people are increasingly being used on social media to sway public opinion around the world. So says new research from the University... 2 days
Responses to terror attacks helping to fuel Islamophobia in society
PHYS.ORG The recent string of terrorist attacks across Europe has led to a spike in Islamophobic acts, from daily harassment to the horrific event this week in Finsbury Park.... 2 days
Solar solution brings water to besieged Syria town
PHYS.ORG Solar panels on wheels make for a strange sight on the streets of Syria's besieged Douma, but the makeshift generator is helping local residents secure water. 2 days
Are current efforts to combat terrorism actually increasing the risk of future attacks?
PHYS.ORG A public health perspective of the rise in terrorism and violent radicalization points to social determinants of health including discrimination, social isolation,... 3 days
brexit uncertainty worries uk space start ups Brexit uncertainty worries UK space start-ups
SPACE NEWS The U.K. government has committed to capturing 10 percent of the global space market by 2030 and is pouring support into emerging enterprises including... 3 days
Hidden Brain: Terror Strikes And An Attacker's Identity
NPR Research shows people are more likely to label an attack as terrorism if the perpetrator is Muslim. Terrorist attacks committed by Muslims receive more coverage than those not committed by Muslims. 3 days
america s war on drugs was designed to fail so why is it being revived now America’s War on Drugs Was Designed to Fail. So Why Is It Being Revived Now?
HISTORY While much of the media is... 7 days
Can we predict political uprisings?
PHYS.ORG Forecasting political unrest is a challenging task, especially in this era of post-truth and opinion polls. 1 week
BUSM receives $392,000 grant for training future physicians to better serve refugees
NEWS MEDICAL Given the unprecedented refugee crisis and the current political and social climate today's immigrant's face, training the next generation of health professionals to be... 1 week
Humanity are doomed
An end to population aging in China, Germany, US