The Louisiana Purchase in 1803 ushered in a movement of westward migration in the United States, and with new territory came new challenges – and weather phenomena. The rate of tornado-related fatalities increased faster than the rate of population growth until the start of the 20th century, according to a new study in the journal Weather, Climate, and Society.
Low self-confidence. Social isolation. Longing for independence.
You might have a music video – and a Purdue University professor – to thank for making a future trip to see the doctor much easier.
Businesses of the past operated like a rookie playing darts, throwing something and hoping it sticks.
The cost of computing has been steadily decreasing as companies pack more components and functions onto a single chip, for applications ranging from smartphones to large mainframe computers.
Millions of tons of the world’s plastic waste could be turned into clean fuels, other products through chemical conversion
The United Nations estimates that more than 8 million tons of plastics flow into the oceans each year. A new chemical conversion process could transform the world’s polyolefin waste, a form of plastic, into useful products, such as clean fuels and other items.