Black servicemen from WWII faced limited options and denial as they sought GI benefits after the war.
Although the GI Bill enabled generations of former service members to acquire higher education and enter the middle class, the bill's benefits were distributed in ways that create uneven outcomes.
A woman walking with a white cane, which has become a symbol of independence for people who are blind.
People who are blind have made great strides in the workplace in the 55 years since the US first observed White Cane Day. Yet discrimination in employment still remains, two experts explain.
Bigger, bigger, biggest.
Have you recently harvested a big fruit from your garden? Here an expert's tips on how to go from jumbo to gargantuan with your tomatoes.
It’s impossible to conduct truly causal research on media consumption and suicide.
Over the past decade, more teens have attempted suicide. The trend has vexed researchers, but it's that much more difficult to determine whether a fictional TV show has had any role.
Wild boar in a swamp in Slidell, Louisiana.
AP Photo/Rebecca Santana
Feral pigs are a destructive invasive species across much of North America. In a recent study, forest patches where feral pigs were present had fewer mammal and bird species than swine-free zones.
Il y a un court laps de temps entre le moment où une tique mord et celui où elle transmet une bactérie ou un virus.
MSU Ag Communications, Courtesy Dr. Tina Nations
La maladie de Lyme monopolise une grande partie de l'attention lorsqu'il est question des problèmes causés par les tiques. Mais il en existe une quantité d'autres aussi dangereuses, voire plus.
There’s a short window between when a tick bites and when it passes on bacteria or virus.
MSU Ag Communications, Courtesy Dr. Tina Nations
Tick-borne diseases are becoming more common in the United States. A public health entomologist outlines some of the lesser-known threats ticks pose to human health.
Dogs often react with great fear to July 4th celebrations. Border collies such as this dog are especially sensitive to loud noises.
Millions of Americans love the fireworks on July 4, but millions of dogs will tremble in fear. A vet explains the causes and solutions to this doggie dilemma.
Oh-so-cute raccoons can carry diseases and also fight with pets. If you don’t want raccoons around, minimize food sources such as bird seed.
As humans encroach on wildlife habitats, it's only natural that wildlife come into yards and playgrounds. Here are some tips to peacefully coexist, or to keep critters away if you don't want that.
The U.S. Census struggles to accurately count the number of children under 5.
In 2010, approximately 1 million children under the age of 5 were not counted in the census. That meant less state funding for critical services like Early Head Start and SNAP.
While most college football players believe they have a good shot at going pro, very few do.
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While most college football players believe they have a good shot at going pro, statistics – and the upcoming NFL draft – show most are sadly mistaken and would be well served to earn their degrees.
What is brunch with eggs of some sort?
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A recent study revisited the issue about eating foods high in cholesterol, such as eggs. The findings are nuanced but suggest that those with high cholesterol may want to limit food with cholesterol.
Penjelasan sains bagaimana agar bergerak lebih efisien dengan eskalator.
Di banyak kota, aturan tak tertulis menyediakan jalur untuk berjalan dan jalur untuk berdiri di eskalator. Tetapi insinyur teknik sistem manusia menyarankan ini bukan pilihan yang paling efisien.
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot.
NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/ Gerald Eichstädt /Seán Doran
The Great Red Spot has remained an essentially constant feature of Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere for at least the past several hundred years. How can a storm persist for so long?
The science of getting quickly and safely to the bottom.
In many cities, convention holds that there's a lane for walking and a lane for standing on the escalator. But human systems engineers suggest this isn't the most efficient option for the system.
Padaungiella lageniformis wiggles its pseudopods.
Daniel J. G. Lahr
Using the family relationships between single-celled protists alive today, researchers hypothesized what their evolutionary ancestors looked like – and then looked in the fossil record for matches.
Many people don’t want to let go of how they create passwords.
When it comes to picking a new password, people's resistance to change can make them less secure online.
Musim hujan yang dingin membuat kita harus menjaga tubuh tetap hangat.
Ketika perbedaan antara suhu tubuh Anda dan suhu lingkungan sekitar Anda meningkat, panas hilang lebih cepat.
It’s all about holding on to the heat you have.
Winter comes with colder temperatures. You and your body can work together to stay comfortable.
The public needs help from officials who can protect and serve.
Governments can help citizens protect their own cybersecurity by providing practical advice and meaningful support.