Are genetically engineered crops safe for human health and the environment? A new report says yes but points out problems and regulatory gaps. Three members of the study panel offer their takeaways.
Prince fait une apparition surprise durant un épisode live d’« American Idol » en 2006.
Avec Prince meurt un génie de la musique, mais également un précurseur dans la rébellion contre l’industrie musicale et ses majors.
Prince makes a surprise appearance during ‘American Idol’’s 2006 finale.
By confronting powerful record companies and streaming services, Prince paved the way for other musicians to demand artistic freedom and their fair share of profits.
For years, Talese’s subject, Gerald Foos, spied on his motel guests.
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When Gay Talese signed a confidentiality agreement with a motel-owning voyeur, he got access to the voyeur's journals and secret viewing perch. But he also allowed the spying to continue for over a decade.
How can more kids be interested in science?
A 'leaky STEM pipeline' keeps many women, racial and ethnic minorities as well as adults from low-income families from pursuing STEM careers. How early do these leaks begin?
An artist’s representation of how different people are involved in bullying.
Edmonton Public Schools
Research shows that teachers either overlook bullying behaviors or even endorse them.
The Brussels Airport begins reopening with new restrictions in place, April 4, 2016. REUTERS/Benoit Doppagne/Pool.
The U.S. and France responded to terrorist acts by passing surveillance laws. What could Belgium learn from their example?
Many viewers can’t look past the fact RT America is being funded by a country that severely limits press freedom on its own soil.
With the collapse of Al Jazeera America, there may be a case for RT America as a purveyor of progressive, alternative journalism.
Will the new education law help the most vulnerable kids?
The ESSA, or the Every Child Succeeds Act, was considered to be a welcome replacement of the No Child Left Behind law. However, scholars point to some disturbing provisions in the new law.
Who has your personal data, and how secure is it? Do you even know?
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How should we address growing concerns about information security without denying society the benefits big data can bring?
Not these guys, but Kentucky’s coach will get $50,000 extra after his Wildcats beat Texas A&M to win the SEC.
The NCAA men's basketball tournament is a huge money-maker, but you wouldn't know it from the coverage on TV.
A study in resilience.
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Markets have been on a rocky ride all year on concerns another recession looms. Here are a few lessons we can learn from the last one.
The cast of the film ‘Spotlight’ reacts after they won the Oscar for Best Picture at the 88th Academy Awards.
From Chris Rock's opening monologue to red carpet hits (and misses), our experts analyze key moments from this year's Academy Awards.
Part two: neuroscience reveals why mood swings, clumsiness and strange food cravings go hand in hand with pregnancy.
Oh hey, I heard ripples in space and time, generated as two black holes merged. Call me back.
Here's a LIGO insider's description of how he got the news of a phenomenon that had first been theorized 100 years ago.
Solar power in suburbia: what’s not to like?
Utilities are pushing back against the spread of rooftop solar power and charging bigger fees to solar homes. Who is right in this solar-versus-utilities fight?
Is a warning enough?
The evidence that football leads to brain injury is mounting, but there are two big reasons why it's not likely to change anytime soon.
Bernie Sanders entouré de ses partisans, le 1er février, à Des Moines, dans l'Iowa.
Hormis le républicain Donald Trump et le démocrate Bernie Sanders, les candidats à la présidentielle ne suscitent guère l’intérêt des jeunes. Une indifférence qui a des racines profondes.
Protector in chief: Theodore Roosevelt with conservationist John Muir at Yosemite in 1906.
U.S. Library of Congress
Historically, environmental causes enjoyed bipartisan support but gains by NGOs and the emergence of climate change as a social issue have created a sharp political divide.
Bernie supporters at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, January 24, 2016.
In 2014, voting rates for young people hit record lows. Will things turn around in 2016?