U.S. teachers often struggle to depict the realities of slavery in America.
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Few issues are as difficult to deal with in the classroom as slavery in the US. Here, a professor who trains teachers on how to present the topic offers some insights.
Con las pruebas descubiertas por los paleontólogos, una artista dibujó El Bosque Petrificado de Chamana tal y como podría haber sido mucho antes de la aparición de los humanos.
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Gracias a los restos de unos árboles fosilizados en Perú tras una erupción volcánica hace 39 millones de años, los científicos y una artista han descubierto cómo era el bosque mucho antes de que existiera el ser humano.
With the evidence uncovered by paleontologists, an artist sketched El Bosque Petrificado Piedra Chamana as it might have looked long before humans.
Using remnants of fossilized trees, scientists and an artist figured out what the forest looked like long before humans existed.
An affirming college environment can set trans youth on a path of personal, academic and professional success.
These are some of the key features and policies that trans prospective students may want to consider in their college exploration process.
Portrait of Betty and Willis Coles by William Bullard from about 1902.
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The camera has long been used to defy a media landscape steeped in negative portrayals of Black families.
Black patients can be wary of the medical establishment.
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Though COVID-19 has killed Black Americans at nearly twice the rate as white Americans, Black people are the least likely racial group to say they're eager to get the vaccine.
Neutralizing antibodies attach to the tips of the spike proteins of the SARS CoV-2 virus.
A biologist explains what proteins do in viruses, how they interact with human cells, how the vaccine delivers mRNA into the cell and how antibodies protect us.
Through the Paris Agreement, the world’s countries agreed to work to keep global warming well under 2 degrees Celsius.
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The US is formally back in the Paris climate agreement as of today. As one of the world's largest greenhouse gas emitters, it has a lot of work to do, with food security, health and safety at stake.
Until now the U.S. hasn’t coordinated its disaster aid and development spending.
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The Trump White House questioned the value of foreign aid and neglected policies related to helping low-income countries. But US aid had already needed improvement.
Just 20 amino acids for chains in various combinations to create the thousands of varieties of proteins in our body.
A biologist explains where proteins come from and what role the 20,000 or so proteins in your body play in keeping you alive and kicking.
La policía antidisturbios se enfrenta a los manifestantes en Lima, Perú, el 12 de noviembre de 2020.
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Después de convertirse en el tercer presidente del país en seis días, Francisco Sagasti debe llevar al país a elecciones y construir una mejor democracia. No es una tarea sencilla. Otros políticos peruanos fracasaron ante empresas similares.
Riot police face off against protesters in Lima, Peru, Nov. 12, 2020.
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After becoming Peru's third president in six days, Francisco Sagasti must both lead the country into elections and build a better democracy. It's a test Peruvian leaders largely failed 20 years ago.
During the first debate, Trump accused Biden of corruption.
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Millions of people gave money to Biden, Trump or both. What they get – or not – for their donations points to the real problems with America's system of campaign finance.
The next administration will need to carefully weigh the economic, social and environmental impacts of both climate change and the policy responses.
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After four years of the US government undoing climate change policies and partnerships, a Biden administration has a chance to rebuild that leadership. But success will require more than quick wins.
Millions of college students have been living at home since their campuses closed due to the coronavirus.
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The U.S. was an outlier in the 20th century. It’s been typical throughout human history, and even today, it’s common practice in most of the world.
In Massachusetts, you usually wait your turn. But Joe Kennedy III decided to jump the queue.
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There aren't any clear ideological differences between the two, and Senate incumbents who aren't embroiled in scandal rarely, if ever, lose. So what's Kennedy's calculation?
The U.S. spends the most money on advertising in the world. Marketing and advertising spending in 2020 is projected to reach nearly $390 billion.
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Buy, buy, buy was a social directive after WWII.
The pandemic’s longterm effects could include city bankruptcies across the U.S.
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With sales tax revenues plummeting because of the pandemic, many cities will face bankruptcy – and that could affect everything from retirees' pensions to whether roads get fixed.
Are cats really to blame for the worldwide loss of biodiversity?
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Framing cats as responsible for declines in biodiversity is based on faulty scientific logic and fails to account for the real culprit – human activity.
Gambar dari udara areal tambang di Kalimantan Timur.
Revisi UU Minerba 2009 masih memberikan kelonggaran bagi perusahaan tambang untuk menutup lubang bekas tambang. Ini berpotensi meningkatkan angka korban kecelakaan.