When John Keats died 200 years ago, on Feb. 23, 1821, he was just 25 years old. Despite his short life, he's still considered one of the finest poets in the English language. Keats' legacy includes a remarkable concept: what he called "negative capability."
The governors of Texas and Mississippi announced that they were rescinding their statewide mask mandates and allowing restaurants and other businesses to return to 100% capacity in early March.
There's a global shortage in semiconductors, and it's becoming increasingly serious.
Epidemiologists - like oncologists and climate scientists - hate to be proven right. A year ago this week, the communications rush began from epidemiologists in academia to the public and to local governments about the imminent dangers of the COVID-19 pandemic, in the face of a weak federal response.
Weather patterns across the U.S. have felt like a roller coaster ride for the past several months.
Winter is supposed to be the best season for wind power - the winds are stronger, and since air density increases as the temperature drops, more force is pushing on the blades. But winter also comes with a problem: freezing weather.
Ten years ago, on March 11, 2011, the biggest recorded earthquake in Japanese history hit the country's northeast coast. It was followed by a tsunami that traveled up to 6 miles inland, reaching heights of over 140 feet in some areas and sweeping entire towns away in seconds.
So you've gotten your coronavirus vaccine, waited the two weeks for your immune system to respond to the shot and are now fully vaccinated. Does this mean you can make your way through the world like the old days without fear of spreading the virus?
To better police misinformation, social media companies can curb their appetites for constant engagement.