"In California, we face the real risk that every fire season will be among the most destructive, or even the most destructive, on record."
June 18, 2019 • ~2 min
Two variables—including more frequent use of words related to sound—can predict whether an at-risk person will later develop psychosis with 93% accuracy.
June 17, 2019 • ~6 min
A new algorithm that predicts patient survival in the intensive care unit could prevent overtreatment.
May 28, 2019 • ~4 min
Adjustments to the power law affect estimations of earthquakes, capillaries, megacities, and solar flares.
April 30, 2019 • ~6 min
Scientists can predict heatwaves in California by looking for rain half a world away.
April 18, 2019 • ~3 min
Scientists used an algorithm called "Sir Isaac" to predict the motion of a roundworm escaping a laser zap. Could it work for more complex organisms?
March 28, 2019 • ~5 min
Would a road bisecting Serengeti National Park reduce poverty and aid conservation, or facilitate poaching and disrupt animal migration?
March 22, 2019 • ~4 min
The free public website Drought Eye shows locations across the continental US where drought conditions may be occurring.
March 5, 2019 • ~4 min
Researchers trained amachine learning model with data on forecasts and actual weather conditions. The result is an old building that's "smarter" about heat.
Feb. 5, 2019 • ~4 min
"During the Tōhoku earthquake, a lot of people escaped to higher ground, like the roof, but they didn't go high enough."
Jan. 22, 2019 • ~2 min