A Supreme Court ruling on free speech does nothing about toxic online discourse.
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A Supreme Court ruling about a student’s free-speech rights won’t stem the torrent of crude, disrespectful speech in American society.
Listening to science is a lot easier for politicians when behind-the-scenes intermediaries are there to help.
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Before new policy can be based on evidence, decision-makers need to understand the relevant research. Intermediaries between scientists and policymakers translate information and build relationships.
Access to transgender medical care has been under attack in many places in the U.S., and protesters, like those seen here in Texas, are pushing back.
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Across the US, politicians, activists and transgender people are fighting over the right to access transgender medical care. Rarely is the care itself actually discussed. This is that discussion.
Shakuntala Thilsted, à droite, au Bangladesh.
Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted est la lauréate du Prix mondial de l’alimentation 2021 pour ses travaux sur les petits poissons comme sources de nutrition précieuses dans les pays en développement.
Taking a selfie during the #ENDSARS protest in Lagos in 2020. Social media was used extensively to mobilise demontrators.
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President Muhammadu Buhari’s Twitter shutdown will be hard to enforce and could have dire consequences for Nigeria’s fragile democratic institutions and economy.
People around the country are ready to celebrate.
A doctor offers tips on how to safely get exercise, sleep and drinking habits back into shape as the pandemic wanes.
Protesters speak out against the Olympics in Tokyo on May 17, 2021.
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Even when there's no pandemic underway, the local economy may take a hit.
A red blood moon is caused by sunlight passing through the Earth’s atmosphere.
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In the early morning of May 26, 2021, there will be a super blood-red lunar eclipse. The show will be spectacular and can all be explained by the orbits of the Earth and Moon.
Nutrient-rich small fish harvested from a rice field in Bangladesh.
Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, is the winner of the 2021 World Food Prize for her work identifying small fish as valuable nutrition sources for developing countries.
Discussing violence with children can be challenging for a parent.
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Violence is a tough but necessary subject to address. Here are four articles on how to speak to your child about violence.
Randomized controlled trials of therapeutic interventions have yet to be conducted.
Because little scientific evidence exists for trans medical treatments, doctors are often wary when working with trans people, even if they realize it’s in the patients’ best interests to do so.
The Food and Drug Administration on May 10, 2021, granted the first emergency use authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents.
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Each state has its own rules for which vaccines kids must have to attend school and the reasons students can opt out.
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.