The epicenter of Mexico’s lethal September 2017 earthquake was less than 65 miles outside the nation’s capital.
Not all earthquakes are made equal. A new study on the 2017 quake that killed 300 in Mexico City finds that both its location and cause were unusual — but seismologists say another strike is possible.
El epicentro del terremoto letal del 18 de septiembre en Mexico fue a unos 100 kilómetros de la capital.
No todos los sismos nacen igual. Un nuevo estudio demuestra que el sismo que mato a 300 personas en la Ciudad de Mexico en septiembre 2017 fue muy inusual por su ubicación y causa.
Searching for role models in the math world.
Women's History Month is a time to recognize female role models. In mathematics, when we think of powerful women, we should think of Marion Walter.
A New York engineer is wheeled away in December 2013, after a train he was driving crashed. Lack of sleep could have been a factor.
AP Photo/Robert Stolarik
Most Americans dread the time switch to daylight saving time, which results in a loss of an hour's sleep. The downside is more serious than that – it can lead to workplace injuries and traffic fatalities.
Some argue that news coverage of shootings is too sanitized.
According to a photojournalism expert, there can be a relationship between exposure to grisly images and activism. But there are also ethical considerations to be made.
Jonathan Cheever is an Olympic snowboarder – and a plumber.
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A lack of federal funding for their training, travel or living expenses leaves many elite American athletes juggling day jobs and scrambling to pay their bills.
What is the right outerwear for top competition?
U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team
No longer in fanciful coats or button-down shirts with neckties, Olympians compete in uniforms specially designed and engineered for maximum performance.
Saat berumur 18 bulan, bayi dapat menunjukkan bukti biologis adanya peningkatan stres.
Saat berumur kurang dari dua tahun, anak-anak yang ibunya mengalami depresi dapat menunjukkan tanda-tanda stres dan penuaan sel yang lebih cepat.
Seismic shockwaves after a meteorite’s collision could affect systems all over the planet.
Research suggests a new threat to life on Earth from the meteorite's crash: Via seismic waves, the impact triggered massive undersea eruptions, as big as any ever seen in our planet's history.
Just because everyone else is doing it…
Adolescents have important developmental work to do. Despite what worried grownups think, taking needless risks isn't the goal for teens. Being risky is part of exploring and learning about the world.
Larry Nassar will spend the rest of his life in prison for his crimes. Should anyone else bear responsibility?
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Employers like Michigan State play a critical role in protecting people – or not – from abuse by people on their payroll.
A connection can be made in between Ursula Le Guin’s fiction and her father’s groundbreaking work in anthropology.
Oregon State University
Le Guin's father, Alfred Kroeber, was at a forefront of a movement that rejected social Darwinism and cultural superiority. In his daughter's fiction, we see these ideas come to life.
A woman in Mexico who was deported in 2010 and separated from her two children in the United States.
An anthropologist went to Mexico and interviewed more than 50 people who were deported. It was like being sent to the moon, they told him.
At just 18 months old, young children can show biological evidence of added stress.
At less than 2 years old, children of mothers with increasing depressive symptoms can show signs of added stress and quicker cellular aging.
Institutional betrayal can lead to real psychological and physical harm.
In sexual harassment cases, schools and workplaces often harm those that they claim to protect. These tips can help them avoid those painful mistakes.
Oprah Winfrey spoke about the women of the #MeToo movement as she accepted a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes.
At the Golden Globes, Oprah Winfrey assured girls that the harassment scandals of 2017 will eventually lead to a brighter future. But deep workplace issues will have to be addressed first.
Le lavage des mains à l'eau et au savon doit durer de 20 à 30 secondes, le temps de chanter « Joyeux anniversaire » deux fois, pour être efficace.
Dans la période des fêtes, garder les mains propres permet d'éviter la transmission des bactéries ou des virus. Le lavage à l'eau et au savon reste plus efficace que le gel antibactérien.
Teaching kids early can help.
Teaching your kids core principles about sexuality and consent early can help them navigate the gray areas of adulthood.
Not all bathrooms are clean, which poses a problem for holiday travelers trying to keep their hands clean.
With holiday travel in full swing and people packed together in small spaces, it's important to try to stop the spread of germs. But can we really get our hands clean with a few seconds of cold water?
Time magazine recognized the #MeToo movement as its ‘person’ of the year.
Time magazine named the #MeToo movement its 'person' of the year, highlighting the role companies and nondisclosure agreements play in keeping the victims of abuse silent.