Digital media shutdowns in Africa will lead to higher economic costs and greater public outrage.
Trans baby boomers typically began living in their affirmed gender around age 50. For millennials, it’s age 22.
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The survey also found that trans people who live in their affirmed gender report experiencing less stigma, anxiety and depression.
Just 1 in 10 choice students from Detroit attend high-performing schools.
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Long distances often preclude families in the Motor City from sending their kids to the best schools in the area, new research shows.
Longleaf pines support one another through mycorrhizae – mutually beneficial relationships between certain fungi and the trees’ roots.
We may think of plants as passive life forms, but they can cooperate, share resources, send one another warnings, and distance themselves from their communities when survival depends on it.
Even though people are ready to venture out and socialize, many are fearful. And some also remember those who lost their lives and want to be careful in their memory.
As more people become vaccinated, many of them are eager to resume their social lives. And yet, many are fearful, and some may not want to return to life as they previously experienced it.
During the pandemic Americans turned to CBD, which purports to have calming effects.
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Hemp, CBD and marijuana are all forms of cannabis – but they are different in significant ways, from form and legality to their potential uses as treatment for various health conditions.
Project-based learning gets kids to explore natural phenomena and solve real-world problems.
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Students who took part in the program scored 8% higher on the state science test than students who received traditional instruction, and demonstrated greater social and emotional learning.
Jeremiah Kiarie rounds up tilapia at Green Algae Highland fish farm in central Kenya on April 29, 2017.
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Aquaculture is a growing source of healthy protein for millions of people around the world, but there are big differences between farming fish on land and at sea.
About 60 percent of men in fraternities have admitted to visiting ‘slut pages.’
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College men are posting nude images of college women online without their consent. Do state laws do enough to curtail the practice?
Will lawsuits against misinformation hurt freedom of speech?
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It's gospel for First Amendment advocates that lawsuits against news organizations chill freedom of the press. But in an era of rampant misinformation, such legal actions may be more accepted.
The pandemic’s supply crunch led to more reuse and decontamination techniques that can save money and reduce waste.
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Hospitals have a lot of room to reduce, reuse and recycle supplies – as many were forced to discover during the pandemic.
To better police misinformation, social media companies can curb their appetites for constant engagement.
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Misinformation isn't an inevitable product of social media. Proven techniques can help tech companies clean up their acts.
Skin-lightening creams for sale in a shop in New Delhi, India, in 2020.
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Fair skin as a beauty ideal underpins the global bleach cream industry – valued at $8.6 billion. There is a nascent backlash against the practice, which endangers health and can perpetuate racism.
Volunteers prepare boxes at the Greater Boston Food Bank on Oct. 1, 2020.
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Food production in the US is heavily concentrated in the hands of a small number of large agribusiness companies. That's been good for shareholders, but not for consumers.
Waze depends on users to voluntarily upload information about traffic accidents and road closures.
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Research suggests apps could be designed in ways so that the 'bystander effect' doesn't kick in and demotivate people from contributing to public goods.
There were women among the crowd that marched to the Capitol and stormed the building.
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To distill the violent insurrection at the US Capitol into a tale of angry male rage is to overlook the threat that women in the mob posed.
Jean McCarthy helps a first-grade student at South Boston Catholic Academy on Sept. 10, 2020.
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When a community reopens its schools and COVID-19 rates increase, other factors – not the reopening of schools – may still be to blame, new research finds.
Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they storm the U.S. Capitol.
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Teachers shouldn't avoid this topic, no matter how uncomfortable it might make them to discuss it with children and teens.
Cape Town residents queued up for water as the taps nearly ran dry in 2018.
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The projected loss of water storage on land as global temperatures rise is especially alarming in the Southern Hemisphere – and in parts of the US.
Riding together from afar can help you build the exercise habit.
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From step counters and active video games to apps for exercisers and tech-enabled gear, there are a lot of ways to combine your workouts with your digital life.