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Residents of Flint, Michigan wait at a congressional hearing in Washington, D.C. on the water crisis. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Clinton seizes on environmental justice but progress requires deep reforms

Hillary Clinton has elevated environmental justice to a high level as a presidential nominee, but as the Flint water crisis demonstrates, the deeper problem lies in ineffective government agencies.
Touch is a powerful tool in medicine. Hands via www.shutterstock.com.

Touch creates a healing bond in health care

Despite the rise of scanners, robots and other new medical technologies, the physician’s hand remains one of medicine’s most valuable diagnostic tools.
Séance sportive assistée par réalité virtuelle. Indiana University

La réalité virtuelle au secours des athlètes

Il est un domaine où les casques de réalité virtuelle ne demandent qu’à être utilisés : l’entraînement des sportifs. Exemple à l’Université de l’Indiana
Indiana University football coach Kevin Wilson explains VR-enabled training to his players. Indiana University Athletics

Athletes look for an edge in a new place: virtual reality

Virtual reality technology is a radical departure from traditional video presentation, with myriad applications in both consumer media and in athletic practice.
Hurricane Sandy was a turning point on views about climate change, but the effect doesn’t trump political views. Liz Roll/FEMA

Will extreme weather events get Americans to act on climate change?

Despite what some climate advocates think, extreme weather events do little to sway Americans' political views on climate change.
‘What difference would it make to human life if a celestial event were unequivocally linked to the very night of Jesus’ birth?’ Nathan Rupert/Flickr

Does it matter if there was really a Star of Bethlehem?

What difference would it make to human life if a celestial event were unequivocally linked to the very night of Jesus’ birth?
The conflict mineral provision has hurt the victims of the violence more than the perpetrators. Reuters

Wall Street watchdog SEC can’t end violence in Congo

Congress tasked the SEC with reducing violence in Congo through Dodd-Frank's conflict minerals provision. A laudable goal, but the SEC can't achieve it.

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