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.
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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.
Pour être efficace, le lavage des mains doit se faire à l'eau et au savon, et durer de 20 à 30 secondes, soit le temps de chanter « Joyeux anniversaire » deux fois.
Tous les ans, de milliers de décès dus aux maladies infectieuses pourraient être évités de façon simple : en se lavant les mains. Petit rappel des bonnes pratiques, souvent ignorées.
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.
Some social groups are falling through the gaps of fertility data. Men, ethnic minorities and the LGBT community have explicitly been excluded from surveys.
Actor Rose McGowan was recently offered $1 million to agree to keep her settlement with Weinstein secret. She declined.
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Nondisclosure agreements are getting a bad rap these days because they've been used to prevent victims of sexual harassment and abuse from speaking out. But not all are nefarious.