Stickers don’t tell the whole story.
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A new UN report finds that the true global cost of producing food is $12.7 trillion more than consumers pay at the checkout counter. We pay those uncounted costs in other ways.
A voter emerges from a voting booth in New Hampshire in January 2024.
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Scholars discuss aspects of protecting election integrity in the face of efforts to cast aspersions on voting results.
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Michael Varnum explains new research on the role ecological factors play in the differences between cultures. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
A view of destroyed buildings and roads is shown in Khan Yunis, Gaza, on Feb. 2, 2024.
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While the conflict between Hamas and Israel is unique, the case of South Africa’s border war – and subsequent fall of apartheid – might offer lessons that apply to the Middle East.
Plus de trois fois sur quatre, c’est la complémentarité entre la tête d’affiche de l’équipe et le reste des membres qui apporte le plus de valeur aux recherches.
Une étude montre qu’un juste équilibre doit être trouvé entre les prouesses individuelles et l’effort collectif.
International Court of Justice President Joan Donoghue, center, and other judges arrive prior to the preliminary order announcement on Jan. 26, 2024.
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While the International Court of Justice lacks enforcement powers, its new provisional measure could heighten pressure on both Israel and Hamas to save civilian lives and free the hostages in Gaza.
A Communist Party supporter holds a portrait of Josef Stalin in Red Square in Moscow.
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The whitewashing of former Soviet dictator Josef Stalin and his crimes is crucial for understanding Russian President Vladimir Putin’s imperialist ideology and goals.
Judges take their seats prior to the hearing of Israel’s defense at the International Court of Justice on Jan. 12, 2024.
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While the International Court of Justice lacks enforcement powers, it can issue orders that could heighten international pressure on Israel to curtail some of its offensive in Gaza.
A tiger shark swims among surgeonfish off Fuvahmulah Atoll, Maldives, in the Indian Ocean.
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A new initiative is pinpointing areas in the world’s oceans that are key habitats for sharks and their relatives, so that governments can consider protecting these areas.
Sebagian besar kedelai yang ditanam di AS telah dimodifikasi secara genetis, sehingga produk yang mengandung kedelai tersebut mungkin akan diwajibkan untuk menggunakan label ‘rekayasa hayati’ yang baru.
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Ada label baru pada banyak produk makanan AS - inilah artinya dan siapa yang mendorong untuk menambahkannya.
Donald Trump continues to campaign for president even as he faces multiple criminal indictments.
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The Constitution makes clear that a president who was impeached and convicted can still be prosecuted − but what about one who is acquitted in two impeachment trials?
ChatGPT captivated the public imagination.
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Common misperceptions about AI chatbots are that they know something about the world, can make decisions, are a replacement for search engines and operate independent of humans.
Short winter days can influence your brain chemistry.
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Some of winter’s effects have been tied to cultural norms and practices, while others likely reflect our bodies’ innate biological responses to shorter days and colder weather.
Police officers talk to students during a recruiting event at Temple University.
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In a bid to reduce violent crime, the city’s new mayor is calling for a revitalization of a controversial practice the police department had mostly abandoned.
Alabama Sen. Tommy Tuberville speaks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol in November 2023.
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Republican Sen. Tommy Tuberville of Alabama had used a long-standing Senate practice to block military promotions.
Access to life-saving HIV prevention medications varies by race and other sociodemographic factors.
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Two-thirds of new HIV infections are among gay and bisexual men. Although cases have decreased among white men, they have stagnated among communities of color.
The aftermath of U.S. bombs in Neak Luong, Cambodia, on Aug. 7, 1973.
A Cambodian scholar who fled the Khmer Rouge as a child writes about the legacy of Henry Kissinger, who died at the age of 100 on Nov 28, 2023.
Web communities have helped the ancient philosophy of Stoicism find fans in a new generation.
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Stoicism isn’t just a set of ideas; it’s meant to be put into practice. The ancient philosophy is finding new fans through online communities.
Humility among health care providers can help prevent burnout.
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Research shows that when health care professionals work in a collaborative manner, patient satisfaction and outcomes improve.
A swan stands between dumped plastic bottles and waste on the Danube river near Belgrade, Serbia, on April 18, 2022.
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Climate action should be framed not as a sacrifice but as an investment that can generate economic savings and improve human and ecosystem health today.