When equity analysts are more involved in a firm's initial public offering, investors who purchase stock based on these analysts' reports lose more than 3 percent of their investment, according to a new study from the University ...
When hurricanes Maria and Irma tore through the Caribbean, they not only wreaked havoc on land, but also devastated ocean ecosystems.
For years, policymakers have relied upon surveys and census data to track and respond to extreme poverty.
The Yeti or Abominable Snowman—a mysterious, ape-like creature said to inhabit the high mountains of Asia—looms large in the mythology of Nepal and Tibet.
A massive, wolf-sized otter that lived about 6 million years ago may have been a dominant predator in its time, according to a new study analyzing the animal's jaws.
When the ancestors of modern humans migrated out of Africa, they passed through the Middle East and Turkey before heading deeper into Asia and Europe.
As the Earth's climate changes, shifting weather patterns will affect where plants and animals can live.
Adding or removing water from a stem cell can change the destiny of the cell, researchers have discovered in a new study published yesterday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
Scientists have used satellite data to monitor underground water reserves in California's Silicon Valley, discovering that water levels rebounded quickly after a severe drought that lasted from 2012-15.
When a fluid or a gas experiences a sudden disturbance, such as a change in pressure or elevation, it often gives rise to a phenomenon known as an undular bore, which consists of a series of rapid oscillations that propagate ...