Demonstrators march on Jan. 1, 1934, in Washington against the unjust trials of nine Black men falsely accused of raping two white women.
Conservative politicians have launched attacks against the use of the word “woke.” If they knew the history of the word, they might stop wasting their time.
Republican elites have embraced Trump as their leader.
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A second Trump presidency may be a danger to democracy, but that’s more to do with the Republican Party than Trump himself, researchers of authoritarianism explain.
Des mineurs artisanaux cherchent de l'or à la mine d'or de Bantakokouta, dans le sud-est du Sénégal.
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Compte tenu des dangers de la toxicité du mercure et de la forte exposition des mineurs et de leurs communautés, des solutions sont nécessaires pour réduire une telle exposition.
Scenes from ‘The STEAM Plays,’ performed in Michigan schools.
Is it a STEM education or a STEAM education? Integrating arts into science programming and vice versa can pique kids’ curiosity − a play touring Michigan aims to do just that.
Former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden.
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Biden and Trump are polar opposites when it comes to policy. But they have wielded the power of the presidency in similar ways.
Artisanal gold miners pan for gold at the Bantakokouta gold mine, south-east Senegal.
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Given the dangers of mercury toxicity and the high exposure of miners and their communities, solutions are needed to reduce their exposure.
AI has arrived. How will it change society in the year ahead?
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Artificial intelligence is everywhere, and the tech industry is racing along to develop ever more powerful AIs. Three scholars look ahead to the next chapter in this technological revolution.
The particular stressors of the holiday season can make it difficult to listen to your body.
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You likely know that the sight and smell of food can trigger cravings. But internal cues from your gut and your brain play just as important a role in the decisions you make around food.
The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department shut off water to thousands of homes after the city declared bankruptcy in 2013.
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Detroit residents with past-due bills are facing water shut-offs again after a reprieve during COVID-19. At the same time, providers are also raising rates.
Shoppers are looking for value this holiday season.
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With the state of the economy unclear, shoppers seem hesitant to get too festive, too fast.
The AI most likely to cause you harm is not some malevolent superintelligence, but the loan algorithm at your bank.
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The explosion of generative AI tools like ChatGPT and fears about where the technology might be headed distract from the many ways AI affects people every day – for better and worse.
“Goodbye” is the name of a new PSA that seeks to show the impact of gun violence.
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The US attorney for the District of Maryland recently released a PSA to help stem the tide of violence in the state. But will it work?
Teachers had more negative comments about Black boys than they did about other groups.
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Teachers use tougher language when describing the misbehavior of Black children, new research shows.
The Biden administration rolled out an executive order on AI that contains a mix of rules, guidelines and priorities.
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In the absence of comprehensive AI regulation from Congress, the executive branch is building on its previous efforts to address AI harms.
Cancer cells don’t follow the typical rules that allow a multicellular collective to function.
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From math to evolutionary game theory, looking at cancer through different lenses can offer further insights on how to approach treatment resistance, metastasis and health disparities.
Courts have held that reciting the pledge in schools is constitutional.
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Does Louisiana’s requirement for public schools to post ‘In God We Trust’ in all classrooms violate the doctrine of separation of church and state? A legal scholar weighs in.
Comet Hale-Bopp was visible from Earth in 1997.
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There’s a flurry of excitement every time a comet comes into view from Earth. But what are these celestial objects, and where do they come from?
An ayahuasca ceremony at a Hummingbird Church in Hildale, Utah, in 2022.
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A scholar who studies alternative expressions of spirituality visited secular, atheist and psychedelic churches and interacted with attendees. Here is what he found.
George De Hevesy working in his lab at Stockholm University in 1944.
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Some Nobel Prize-winning ideas originate in strange places, but still go on to revolutionize the scientific field. George de Hevesy’s research on radioactive tracers is one such example.
Peningkatan jumlah jurnal predator di dunia akademis menantang para peneliti untuk menentukan publikasi mana yang sah.
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Dalam beberapa kasus, sulit bagi akademisi untuk mengetahui jurnal mana yang tidak kredibel – sementara di sisi lain, mereka mendapat tekanan untuk segera menerbitkan jurnal.