Ranked choice voting and vote-by-mail could be used more widely to improve the chances that votes will represent the electorate’s wishes.
Peter Gwynne, Contributor
Goal-line technology and a “VARification” system could reduce the number of controversial refereeing incidents during the tournament in Russia.
An attempt to run the fastest ever backward marathon highlights how wrong-way locomotion could assist in rehabilitation and athletic training.
Plastic tracks could reduce the cost of Olympic “sliding” events and make the sports more environmentally friendly and accessible.
A study that compares the multitasking abilities of awake sleepwalkers and non-sleepwalkers provides insights into the nature of awareness.
Tethered balloons equipped with sophisticated cameras can survey threats and damage from an elevated perspective.
Will astronomers learn anything new when a total solar eclipse cuts a path of darkness across 14 states this month?
French researchers find that individuals can learn new information fed to them during certain phases of sleep.
Small farmers in Vermont could benefit from research that discovered how to grow an exotic -- and lucrative -- spice during the winters.
An experiment half a century ago created an industry that specializes in freezing the dead. Many scientists think the chance of reviving them is slim.
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