In a survey covering five west European countries published Wednesday, two out of three respondents said women don't have what it takes to become top-tier scientists.
Data is a new currency of sorts: we all generate a lot of it, and many companies already use it to serve their ends or ours. But, for many very good reasons, it's not easy to persuade people that they should give their data ...
Americans today appear more divided along partisan lines than ever, and this polarization extends to where they choose to live, a Stanford scholar has found.
When disaster strikes, it's important for responders and emergency officials to know what critical infrastructure has been damaged so they can direct supplies and resources accordingly.
Despite safety concerns about equipment failure, a majority of drivers on three continents have high expectations for autonomous vehicles.
A nuclear device has been hidden in a high-rise building in a major metropolitan area. Emergency responders have intelligence that narrows down the location to a single city block, but it isn't safe to search door-to-door. ...
Scientists who study patterns in survey results might be dealing with data on language rather than what they're really after—attitudes—according to an international study involving the University of Colorado Boulder.
Hurricanes are dynamic. Wind speeds change as the storm progresses and rainfall varies widely, creating tremendous uncertainty as the natural elements interact with man and man-made infrastructure.
Having a tattoo can reduce your chance of getting a job, but it depends on where the tattoo is, what it depicts and if the job involves dealing with customers, new research says.
When earthquakes hit, emergency responders need to know quickly where to send their resources. A Michigan Technological University researcher and his graduate students believe they can help.