A crowded city street at the turn of the century

Secular Stagnation Theory

What is secular stagnation theory? And what does it have to do with the recession?
Microscope view of anthrax

Anthrax: The Bacteria that Lays Diabolical Traps

Anthrax sets self-perpetuating booby traps in order to spread itself, researchers have found.
Painting of Mozart wearing a red jacket

New Mozart Manuscript Discovered in Budapest

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's manuscripts were recently discovered by Balazs Mikusi at the National Szechenyi Library in Budapest

Animal History: An Emerging Scholarly Trend

A survey of emerging fields in animal history and animal studies.
Close-up of a dolphin's face rising out of the water

How Smart are Dolphins, Really?

Dolphins may not be as smart as previously believed.
Illustration a satellite orbiting Saturn

The Cassini Saturn Mission and the Allure of the Unknown

What the Cassini Saturn Mission teaches us about scientific discovery
The Ever Given container ship at sail

Artist Residency on a Cargo Ship?

Container, an artist residency program is funded by Worldwide Storefront, a New York-based nonprofit.
A student getting pizza to add to a burger and an apple from the school cafeteria line

The Surprisingly Long History of School Lunch as Teaching Tool

Research behind the history of school lunch.
Clams in shallow water

For the Next Generation in Solar Power, Talk to the Clam

The next generation of solar power might be waiting beneath the Pacific waves, in the form of an armchair-sized clam.
Close-up of a voting machine lever

The Early American Origins of Political Terms

What does stump speech and pork barrel mean? A short lexicon of American political terms.