Carcinogenic chemicals are labeled with a health hazard warning symbol.
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The WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer convenes a panel of scientific experts to review available evidence on whether specific chemicals or occupational exposures may cause cancer.
Calculating the cost of living in the country.
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The rising cost of living doesn’t hit all Americans equally. Yet the benchmark figure for charting the rising cost of living excludes people in rural areas.
Americans tend to not cross their political divides amicably. New research shows what helps this actually happen.
In-person conversations between Republicans and Democrats lasting just 15 minutes were found to lessen political animus, research shows.
Construction in the Chinese-financed Port City complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Oct. 19, 2022.
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China’s international lending projects have big potential impacts on oceans and coasts. By cooperating more closely with host countries, Beijing can make those projects more sustainable.
Demonstrators from the Chagos Islands protest for Britain to end its “illegal occupation”.
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As they negotiate with Mauritius, British leaders are mostly interested in securing guarantees that America’s military interests will not be harmed by a transfer of authority to Port Louis.
Elon Musk brought a sink to work on his first day as Twitter’s CEO, to let his new role ‘sink in.’
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The country’s reliance on ‘at-will’ employment means that companies face few restrictions when they want to downsize their workforces.
The Supreme Court is deciding a case on whether, and how, universities may consider an applicant’s race when making admissions decisions.
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Scholars explain what affirmative action is – and isn’t – as well as what its effects are, and why, among others, the military has supported it for decades.
How can someplace you’ve never been feel so familiar?
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While people have wondered about déjà vu for a long time, only recently have scientists started experimentally investigating what might trigger it.
Some areas wouldn’t see immediate effects, and there could be serious consequences.
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Injecting reflective particles into the atmosphere won’t immediately cool the entire planet. A new study shows how parts of the US, China and Europe might still see temperatures rising a decade later.
Air conditioners are one source of leaking HFCs.
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The US Senate voted to ratify the Kigali Amendment, agreeing on a bipartisan vote to phase down climate-warming HFCs. Now what?
A ‘V’ for victory for Giorgia Meloni?
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The far-right leader of the Brothers of Italy has tried to distance the party from its fascist lineage, but many are still worried about the direction she will take the country.
Members of the Forward Marching Band perform at a HONK! Festival in Somerville, Massachusetts, on Oct. 7, 2017.
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Organizers across the US are finding innovative grassroots strategies for helping people thrive. Many of these ventures emphasize working together as part of communities and collective systems.
Hopefully, the pepperoni won’t get too jealous over its disc-shaped competitor’s moment in the sun.
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The pickle-obsessed can now order a pickle pizza with a side of pickle potato chips, wash it down with a pickle beer and have pickle ice cream for dessert.
There’s a lot of science behind the natural forces that let this guy work his magic at the beach.
From capillary forces to sand grain shape, the simple mix of sand and water hides the complexity within.
A dog in Paris has become the first case of a pet contracting monkeypox from its owners.
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The monkeypox virus can easily spread between humans and animals. A veterinary virologist explains how the virus could go from people to wild animals in the US – and why that could be a problem.
Supporters of former President Donald Trump rally in Bedminster, N.J., on Aug. 14, 2022.
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Threats to law enforcement have risen in the aftermath of the FBI raid on former President Trump’s Florida estate. Does ‘message laundering’ by top GOP figures have something to do with it?
Bumi dilihat dari misi bulan Apollo 8 pada 24 Desember 1968.
Bumi adalah planet yang tangguh, tetapi orang-orang mengubahnya dengan cara yang mungkin membutuhkan waktu berabad-abad untuk membalikkannya.
Fast-moving floodwater obliterated sections of major roads through Yellowstone National Park in 2022.
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Extreme downpours brought deadly flooding to the Appalachian region, just a few weeks after the destructive Yellowstone River flood.
Vladimir Putin speaks at a rally in Moscow in March 2022, according to this Kremlin image, with a banner that says “For the world without Nazism! For Russia!”
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For hundreds of years, Russia has elevated its political leaders as figureheads. That’s part of what makes its propaganda so convincing.
A family poses in front of their sod house in Custer County, Neb., in 1887.
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The ways Americans talk about firearms is full of contradictions, two communication scholars explain – and that powerfully shapes the country’s approach to gun policy.