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.
Fresh coffee being milled in Rwanda.
Coronavirus-related restrictions are likely to slow but not stop the coffee business in Rwanda, which produces specialty beans sold worldwide.
The Supreme Court has long avoided weighing in on this question.
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A federal court with jurisdiction over Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee found that the state governments have a legal obligation to ensure that children can learn how to read.
Hewan peliharaan kita selalu dekat dengan tangan kita, apakah mereka berisiko pada saat pandemi?
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Baik kucing maupun anjing dapat terinfeksi virus korona, akan tetapi kemungkinan mereka menulari Anda dan hewan lain sangat rendah.
Our pets are always close at hand. Are they at risk during the pandemic?
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Both cats and dogs can become infected with the coronavirus. The chances of them getting sick or passing it on to you or another animal are extremely low.
In the heat, tomato plants can’t fight off the hungry tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta.
Plants have evolved techniques for protecting themselves from heat and insect attacks – but when both these stresses happen at once, one defense may neutralize the other.
Is that online order real or counterfeit?
The recent seizures of counterfeit testing kits by U.S. Customs and Border Protection show that the counterfeiters have begun to take advantage of the coronavirus crisis.
Consumers may think Boeing’s planes are safer because the company donated 250,000 masks to China.
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New research shows that when companies do things like give to charity or reduce their carbon footprint, consumers perceive their products as less risky.
A U.S. Census Bureau staff member uses digital maps to help identify where people live and need to be counted.
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Collecting census data online creates new risks to the accuracy and integrity of the information. Here’s what to be aware of.
Banyak anak laki-laki diajarkan bahwa mereka tidak boleh melakukan ‘kegiatan perempuan’ seperti balet.
Mainan baru yang netral adalah kemajuan, tapi butuh usaha lebih dari itu.
Peter Mutharika during his inauguration as the President of Malawi last May. A court has annnulled his election.
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Will the same electoral commission, so heavily criticised in the court’s ruling, improve its capacity and arrange more credible elections?
The thin blue line remains disproportionately white, despite diversity gains.
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Diversity among officers lags behind the general population. But is police culture a greater problem when it comes to combating excessive force?
Thanks to algorithms, outrage often snowballs.
Algorithmic forces fuel cancel culture. Paradoxically, they’re also used to rehabilitate those who have been canceled.
Power cuts continued to plague some African countries.
There has been no progress in expanding national electricity grids in most African countries since 2016.