The Rev. Philip Dinwiddie sings to a pre-recording of mass at St. James Episcopal Church in Grosse Ile, Michigan.
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A team of scholars have been documenting the sound of worship for six years. Since the lockdown, they have heard a different form of religious expression.
Finding valid health care information on social media is harder than it seems.
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Just because YouTube recommends a video doesn't mean it has medically valid information.
Women of color rarely ascend to positions of leadership in higher education.
Women of color are woefully underrepresented in leadership positions in higher education. What will it take to turn things around?
Protesters gather as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visits a school in Maryland.
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Expansion of voucher programs may leave parents with a choice between sending children to religious schools or public schools stripped of funding.
COVID-19 has altered nearly every aspect of higher education.
From graduation ceremonies and sports to research and instruction, COVID-19 is changing the face of higher education. Here, three university presidents share their thoughts on what the future holds.
President Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, Okla. had thousands of empty seats, thanks at least in part to the actions of teenagers who mobilized on the social media platform TikTok.
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If teenagers organizing on social media can hamper a presidential campaign rally, how challenging is it to manipulate elections?
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama, documents the lynchings of more than 4,400 people between 1877 and 1950.
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Research into how war-torn and fractured nations find justice and societal reconciliation finds ways to establish sustainable and lasting peace in divided societies.
Emergency hospital during influenza epidemic at Camp Funston in Kansas around 1918.
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A century ago, the influenza pandemic killed about 50 million people. Today we are battling the coronavirus pandemic. Are we any better off? Two social scientists share five reasons we have to be optimistic.
There’s nothing quite like the joy of being with one’s father – and for dads being with their kids.
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Father's Day is approaching, raising questions about the safety of visiting fathers and grandfathers. A doctor offers guidelines.
Dead men do tell tales through their physical remains.
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People have lived with infectious disease throughout the millennia, with culture and biology influencing each other. Archaeologists decode the stories told by bones and what accompanies them.
The coronavirus has created a meat shortage in the United States.
Shortages and price increases from the coronavirus pandemic are spotlighting solutions to future meat supply chain disruptions.
Reports show that the mortality rate among men with COVID-19 is higher than women.
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Why does COVID-19 hit men harder than women? Is the disparity in mortality rates due to male hormones or an underlying difference in the male versus female immune system?
In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the Sunshine Cathedral holds a drive-in Easter service in its parking lot. Each car received a Ziploc bag with a prayer card, palm leaf and pre-packaged communion.
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To keep congregations safe, religious services must take a different approach.
A restored prairie in southern Michigan.
Restoring former prairies that have been plowed under for farming delivers land, wildlife and climate benefits. But a new study finds that the weather plays a surprising role.
While more people are using the internet and social media during the pandemic, they aren’t entirely happy with what they see.
Women protest chronically high rates of femicide – the killing of women – in Mexico City in November 2019.
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In Mexico City, feminist groups spray-painted the names of Mexico's murdered women on the pavement of the Zócalo, the capital city's enormous main square, during the International Women's Day March.
Let’s not get ahead of ourselves…
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It doesn't matter how smooth your conversations have been. Absent the touch, taste and smell of a potential partner, you're essentially flying blind.
Joggers at Manhattan Beach, California on May 17, 2020 wearing masks.
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Without clear guidelines from states or the feds on how to stay safe after reopening, it's hard to know what to do. A doctor suggests things to consider in a park, at the beach and the pool.
Going back to work during COVID-19 brings challenges to both employers and employees.
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As we return to work, the stress and anxiety from COVID-19 won't go away. Our experts have some tips on how to handle the new normal.
Many Mother’s Day visits this year will take place by video chats, as people put safety first.
Mothers love to be with their children on Mother's Day, but this year, things might be different. A physician walks you through some questions to consider as you decide whether such a visit is safe.