Inspired by her own experience with the education system, a professor of sociology explores how race and racism influence school choice and education.
A scholar of social work shares what he has learned about colorism by conducting research in more than 20 countries over the past few decades.
A political scientist speaks about the questions that have driven her research on disability rights and history.
Bird flu is highly contagious in domestic flocks, and a major outbreak is underway in the US. A veterinary scientist explains what consumers need to know.
A poet speaks to how his love of history has shaped his work.
Evusheld is an antibody drug from AstraZeneca intended to help prevent COVID-19 infection for immunocompromised and other vulnerable patients.
The latest addition to the omicron lineage has been making waves in Europe. Whether it will do the same in the U.S. depends on rates of vaccination and prior infection.
A scholar of race and media discusses the importance of analyzing media through a critical lens.
People who have had interactions with the criminal justice system as defendants continue to face barriers, even after paying their debt to society.
Housing affordability has been an important public policy issue since the onset of the pandemic. Economist Emily Hamilton explains the research on some popular affordable housing policies.
From pioneering green energy grids to mountains of fake snow.
An energy expert explains the challenges of finding alternative natural gas supplies for Europe in case of a Russian cutoff over Ukraine.
The winter solstice is past, but bundle up – January is when winter really arrives in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere.
The Centers for Disease Control has announced a new, stricter standard for lead poisoning in children, which will more than double the number of kids considered to have high blood lead levels.
The Biden administration is proposing a big increase in offshore wind power. A former state official explains how regulators find the best sites and balance competing interests.
Offshore oil drilling has a long history in California, but is highly unpopular today. The latest major spill is likely to fuel efforts to wind down oil and gas production statewide.
Field trials of genetically edited crop plants are to be allowed in England under new government proposals.
Menstruation cups are increasingly being used as an environmentally friendly alternative to tampons and sanitary pads.
A decade ago, solar power was a tiny sliver of the US energy supply. Today it’s expanding rapidly – and the Biden administration wants to make it much, much bigger.
The history of UFOs weaves together public fascination, government secrecy and cultural phenomena. Recent news and shifts in the government’s stance on UFOs are giving new life to the mystery.