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California’s Current Earthquake Hiatus is an Unlikely Pause

There have been no major ground-rupturing earthquakes along California’s three highest slip rate faults in the past 100 years. A new study published in Seismological Research Letters concludes...

Racial Bias Associated With Disparities in Disciplinary Action Across US Schools

Studies have shown that black students are subjected to higher disciplinary rates than whites, resulting in a number of negative life outcomes, including involvement...

6 Major Trends for US, China, and Taiwan Relations

The local election in Taiwan has come to an end with the Kuomintang Political Pary (KMT) winning over more cities and counties than the...

‘Landscape of Fear’: Yellowstone Not So Scary After All

After wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the mid-1990s, some scientists thought the large predator reestablished a "landscape of fear" that caused...

Is This the Site of the Next Major Earthquake on the San Andreas Fault?

Many researchers hypothesize that the southern tip of the 1,300-km-long San Andreas fault zone (SAFZ) could be the nucleation site of the next major...

‘Zombie’ Raccoons Attack Youngstown, Ohio

The residents of Youngstown, Ohio, have been terrified by raccoons that seem to have infested the town, displaying zombie-like behavior. Many people have reported...

Heat From Below the Pacific Ocean Is Fueling Yellowstone

While we read stories in the national media of a possible catastrophic eruption of the Yellowstone volcanic area, scientists are not so sure of...

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