With teachers reporting record-high levels of burnout, and more burnout than any other profession in the US, scholars examine what’s going on and what it may mean for education.
The FDA’s authorization of COVID-19 shots for children ages 6 months to 4 years will bring relief for millions of parents. Pending CDC endorsement, shots for this group will be available within days.
The recent goring of a tourist who approached within 10 feet of a bison in Yellowstone National Park is a reminder that wild animals can be dangerous and people should keep safe distances.
Bees offer insights into many scientific questions, from cooperating in close quarters to strategies for finding food.
The Fed lifted its benchmark interest rate by half a percentage point as it fights raging inflation.
Pollen brings seasonal misery to millions of Americans, but it serves a critical purpose: fertilizing many kinds of plants, including food crops.
Despite the halt to the federal mask mandate for mass transit, people may still choose to protect themselves. For those who do, the type of mask and how well it fits matter.
The consumer price index, which measures everything from the price of peanut butter to gasoline, jumped at an annualized pace of 8.5% in March 2022 as inflation continued to accelerate.
Many people want to know about practical suggestions to help slow climate change. Effective action starts at home.
Scholars discuss the meaning of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s elevation to the highest court in the land.
Poetry can unite people when all seems lost. The Conversation US has pulled together four articles from its archives that speak on the power of poetry.
As it debunks old myths and uncovers previously ignored facts, science is finding that the vagina is both complex and busy.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought immunology terms that are typically relegated to textbooks into our everyday vernacular. These stories helped us make sense of the ever-evolving science.
The Russian government used disinformation to fabricate a justification for invading Ukraine. A new campaign focused on biowarfare claims threatens to escalate the conflict.
Discover the stories of five trailblazing women – Tharp, Nice, Tu, Noether and Wu – who worked in STEM during the 20th century.
Whether the cryptocurrency hype makes you crypto curious or crypto skeptical, there are many ways your life could be affected by crypto’s underlying technology, blockchain.
None of our authors can see the future, but many do have expertise that offers insights about what’s reasonable to expect.
A German report accused retired Pope Benedict XVI of mishandling several cases of sexual abuse in the 1970s and 1980s. Here are a few of our related articles on the Catholic Church’s crisis.
Several scholars weigh in with tips on how to support college students’ emotional well-being during the pandemic.
Sexual harassment and discrimination in gaming and tech are not inevitable or permanent, write experts in the field. The solutions are positive community standards and women in power.