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Una buena noche de sueño se reduce a tener un lugar cómodo donde apoyar la cabeza. Marisa Harris/Unsplash

Hay una solución sencilla a la falta de sueño de los jóvenes

Investigadores monitorizaron el sueño de los jóvenes así como sus cerebros. Un mejor sueño implicó un desarrollo cerebral más sano, pero sorprendió la importancia algo relacionado con donde duermen.
Scène de mœurs, dit Le rapt de la négresse, peinture signée Christiaen van Couwenbergh. [Delft, Pays-Bas], huile sur toile, 105x128 cm, 1632. Cette œuvre représentant le viol d’une femme noire choqua ses contemporains, non pas par sa violence, mais par la représentation d’une relation sexuelle interraciale, jugée déplacée à l’époque. Flickr/Christiaen van Couwenbergh (1604-1667),

« Les imaginaires sexuels coloniaux ont façonné les mentalités des sociétés occidentales »

Comment les pays esclavagistes et colonisateurs ont-ils (ré)inventé l’« Autre » pour mieux le dominer, posséder son corps comme son territoire ? Extraits du livre « Sexe, race et colonies ».
California and the Trump administration are going different directions on mileage standards. AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli

Trump administration and California are on collision course over vehicle emissions rules

Law scholars from California unpack the legal questions raised by the Trump administration's plan to roll back mileage standards and revoke California's ability to set more stringent rules.
Knowing what to say to someone who has lost a loved one by suicide can help survivors. Monkey Business Images/

Mourning death by suicide: How you can provide support for the bereaved

Survivors of those who have died by suicide have special needs that many people do not quite understand. An expert in grief offers ways to be a helpful, healing presence and avoid saying things that will hurt.
Will the yellow warbler survive a changing climate? By Steve Byland/

Can this bird adapt to a warmer climate? Read the genes to find out

As the climate warms, some species will not be able to evolve fast enough to adapt to the new conditions. Rachael Bay examined DNA for clues as to which yellow warblers were most vulnerable.
A woman holds a Syrian flag during a protest against air strikes on Syria in Baghdad, Iraq on April 15, 2018. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

US airstrikes in Syria nothing more than theater

Are air strikes really a way to hold the Syrian regime responsible for its alleged atrocities against humanity? History says no.
A plate of fattening food is harder for some people to resist than others. Milan Gordic/

What thin people don’t understand about dieting

Dieting is a setup. The act of dieting causes physiological changes that make it hard to continue dieting successfully. Here's how the body fights back when some people try to lose weight.
Supporters of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments during a rally Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 in Salt Lake City. AP Photo/Rick Bowmer

President Trump’s national monument rollback is illegal and likely to be reversed in court

President Trump signed an order on Dec. 4 to drastically reduce the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. Four legal experts explain why this action is likely to be reversed.
Police work near a damaged Home Depot truck on Nov. 1, 2017, after a motorist drove onto a bike path near the World Trade Center memorial. AP Photo/Andres Kudacki

What draws ‘lone wolves’ to the Islamic State?

Sayfullo Saipov, the suspect in the Manhattan bike path attack, wasn't a devout Muslim. He cursed and came late to prayers. A terrorism expert explains why such a man may want to be a martyr.

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