Challenges facing data science in 2020 and four ways to address them

Finding value in data, integrating open source software, a small talent pool, and ethical concerns around data were found to be trouble areas in a new state of data science report. Data volume analysis and computer science industry.3d illustration Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto A report on the state of data science from software firm Anaconda finds […]

Live Science podcast “Life’s Little Mysteries” 37: Mysterious Mythical Creatures

In this episode of Life’s Little Mysteries, we’ll take a closer look at mythical creatures and fantastic beasts that have inspired the human imagination for thousands of years. Where did the idea of monsters like dragons and unicorns come from, and what’s behind sailors’ descriptions of beautiful and enticing mermaids? Listen to Life’s Little Mysteries […]

Live Science podcast ‘Life’s Little Mysteries’ special report: Coronavirus (June 25)

In this special episode of Life’s Little Mysteries, we focus on a serious topic that everybody is talking about: SARS-CoV-2, and the disease it causes, COVID-19. Every day at Live Science, our reporters and editors track the latest coronavirus developments around the world: from global case numbers and quarantines, to vaccine development, to best practices […]

Live Science podcast ‘Life’s Little Mysteries’ special report: Coronavirus (June 18)

In this special episode of Life’s Little Mysteries, we focus on a serious topic that everybody is talking about: SARS-CoV-2, and the disease it causes, COVID-19. Every day at Live Science, our reporters and editors track the latest coronavirus developments around the world: from global case numbers and quarantines, to vaccine development, to best practices […]

Live Science podcast “Life’s Little Mysteries” 34: Mysterious Universe

In this episode of Life’s Little Mysteries, we’ll take a closer look at the universe, which contains all elements, energy, matter and contents of space. Where did the universe come from, what’s it made of and will it ever stop expanding? And what the heck is dark matter and dark energy? Listen to Life’s Little […]

Live Science podcast ‘Life’s Little Mysteries’ special report: Coronavirus (June 11)

In this special episode of Life’s Little Mysteries, we focus on a serious topic that everybody is talking about: SARS-CoV-2, and the disease it causes, COVID-19. Every day at Live Science, our reporters and editors track the latest coronavirus developments around the world: from global case numbers and quarantines, to vaccine development, to best practices […]

Amazing Black scientists | Live Science

Black scientists have launch us into space, discovered new disease treatments and developed world-changing technologies, yet the achievements and contributions of Black people in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields are too-often forgotten or unrecognized as a result of systemic racism. In honor of the #Stike4BlackLives, we’d like to introduce our readers to just […]

Live Science stands with #ShutDownSTEM and #Strike4BlackLives

Hi science fans, I learned a striking, disappointing fact yesterday: Harvard University’s astronomy department has graduated 425 Ph.D.s since 1925. How many of those degrees were awarded to Black astronomers? One.  There are too many of these same statistics across the U.S. to think this is just a blip. The Harvard astronomer, David Charbonneau, who […]

Under the sea: 50 breathtaking images from our oceans By Live Science Staff The most stunning sights from under the waves

Under the sea: 50 breathtaking images from our oceans By Live Science Staff The most stunning sights from under the waves

Live Science podcast ‘Life’s Little Mysteries’ special report: Coronavirus (June 4)

In this special episode of Life’s Little Mysteries, we focus on a serious topic that everybody is talking about: SARS-CoV-2, and the disease it causes, COVID-19. Every day at Live Science, our reporters and editors track the latest coronavirus developments around the world: from global case numbers and quarantines, to vaccine development, to best practices […]