Won’t you be my neighbor?
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For the first time in the US, a ballot measure will ask voters whether to restore wolves to a place where they've been eradicated. Coloradans have strong views on both sides.
Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, debated on Oct. 7, 2020.
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The seemingly different debate styles of President Trump and Vice President Pence are examples of the same thing, what a political communication scholar calls 'authoritarian white masculinity.'
Donald Trump, en una comparecencia reciente.
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Los pacientes mayores con coronavirus se enfrentan a perspectivas más sombrías. Un virólogo explica los cambios en el funcionamiento del sistema inmunológico debido al envejecimiento.
Masking up is one way to cut down on risk of COVID-19 infection.
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Older coronavirus patients face grimmer outlooks. A virologist explains the aging-related changes in how immune systems work that are to blame.
When a debate becomes just a fight.
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Functional political debates, like healthy democracies, require participants who respect the process and follow mutually agreed-upon rules.
Many families have had a hard time since schools and day care centers had to shut their doors.
Kids become more vulnerable to maltreatment when their parents can't secure child care or housing or get jobs.
Secret weapon or poison pill?
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Since women see men who own pets more favorably, you'd think online daters with cats in their profile pics would get more matches...
Can a college course help students understand people of different races?
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Many Americans want to become more open to people of other races but don't know how. A professor in Colorado shares what works in her sociology class.
Burkina Faso’s genetically modified cotton success narrative was built on studies with methodological problems.
Hurricane Laura intensified quickly over the Gulf of Mexico before making landfall on Aug. 27, 2020.
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Laura went from a tropical storm to a major hurricane in less than 24 hours, sending coastal residents scrambling to prepare. Hurricanes Harvey and Michael exploded in strength in similar ways.
The Fed can create all the money Uncle Sam needs.
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Congress is spending trillions of dollars trying to rescue the US economy and support workers and businesses. Can America afford it? 'No sweat,' according to modern monetary theory.
President Allison Taylor of ‘24’ ends up being exposed as Machiavellian.
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Two researchers viewed all the television series featuring a woman presidential figure, and a remarkably consistent pattern emerged: ambitious fictional female politicians ended up being bad leaders.
Los aguacates necesitan ayuda para prosperar.
Te damos un breve paseo por la historia del aguacate, que en diferentes ocasiones pudo extinguirse y no llegar a nuestra mesa.
The finicky fruit took some time to adapt to California’s climate.
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If it weren't for historical and biological happenstance, few would be eating avocados today.
Residents of Denver’s Five Points neighborhood protest in 2017 outside a coffee shop that posted a sign celebrating gentrification.
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Hip food offerings can signal that a neighborhood is gentrifying – especially when they repackage traditional foods for wealthy white eaters.
A vast plume of Saharan dust blankets Havana, Cuba, June 24, 2020.
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From June through October, it's not unusual for huge Saharan dust plumes to blow across the Atlantic. They can darken skies but also bring calmer weather and electric sunsets. Here's how they form.
Not all clouds are the same, and climate models have been predicting the wrong kinds of clouds over the Southern Ocean.
Climate models have been overestimating how much sunlight hits the Southern Ocean. This is because the clouds there are different from clouds anywhere else. Bacterial DNA helped us understand why.
A derecho moves across central Kansas on July 3, 2005.
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Hurricane and tornado winds spin in circles, but there's another, equally dangerous storm type where winds barrel straight ahead. They're called derechos, and are most common in summer.
Krishna the charioteer guiding Arjuna in the battlefield of Kurukshetra.
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As the COVID-19 pandemic exposes the risks of an interconnected world, Indian thinkers offer timely insights on how to understand our global community and act more wisely.
Johnnie Henry, president of the Navajo Nation’s Church Rock chapter house community center, hauls drinking water to neighbors in Gallup, N.M., May 7, 2020.
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Many Native American tribes are reporting high COVID-19 infection rates. State and federal agencies are impeding tribes' efforts to handle the pandemic themselves.