Latest Stories in January
Those Who Believe that the Economic System is Fair Are Less Troubled by Poverty, Homelessness, and Extreme Wealth
Jan 30, 2020
We react less negatively to extreme manifestations of economic disparity, such as homelessness, if we think the economic system is fair and legitimate, and these differences in reactivity are even detectable at the physiological level, finds a team of psychology researchers.
Scientists Find Record Warm Water in Antarctica, Pointing to Cause Behind Troubling Glacier Melt
Jan 29, 2020
A team of scientists has observed, for the first time, the presence of warm water at a vital point underneath a glacier in Antarctica—an alarming discovery that points to the cause behind the gradual melting of this ice shelf while also raising concerns about sea-level rise around the globe.