Science fiction is full of fanciful devices that allow light to interact forcefully with matter, from light sabers to...

Republicans
Bethany Moslen/shutterstock.com Shawn Parry-Giles, University of Maryland and David Kaufer, Carnegie Mellon University During the 2016 Republican presidential primary, The Washington...

Leah Platt Boustan, Princeton University; Maria Lucia Yanguas, University of California, Los Angeles; Matthew Kahn, University of Southern California...

homeless homes
Susan Fraiman, University of Virginia The number of people facing housing insecurity, already on the rise, began to climb more...

Neural networks, which learn to perform computational tasks by analyzing large sets of training data, are responsible for today’s...

, Monmouth University and Erin Hughes, Villanova University When Joan Holloway – the bombshell office worker on the show “Mad...

Kalle Lyytinen, Case Western Reserve University When the iPhone emerged in 2007, it came with all the promise and pomp...

Many cognitive processes, such as decision-making, take place within seconds or minutes. Neuroscientists have longed to capture neuron activity...

black holes
Using the supersharp radio "vision" of the National Science Foundation's Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA), astronomers have made the...

Kui Xie, The Ohio State University and Nicole Luthy, The Ohio State University For decades, textbooks were seen as the...