Every state is poised to receive a large amount of federal money to expand broadband access, but they have a lot of work to do to meet the government’s requirements for distributing it.
How should opposing armies be commemorated on a battlefield? Gettysburg offers an especially interesting example of today’s debates over Confederate monuments.
Politicians and scholars debate whether China’s economic investments in Africa benefit or exploit local populations. But what does the public think?
Many of the amino acids that make up proteins are encoded by genetic material in more than one way. An information theorist explains how principles of nature may account for this variance.
The Supreme Court has not yet committed to making livestreaming oral arguments a permanent part of its work. But this measure could lead to more transparency and possibly confidence in the court.
Two food scientists, an entomologist, an anthropologist, a veterinarian and a historian walk into a bar (of chocolate) and tell bitter and sweet stories of this favorite treat.
Kittrell’s legacy shows that home economics was always about more than cooking and sewing. It’s also a reminder that issues that affect families are simultaneously local and global.
While excess weight arises from a complex interplay of genes, environment, diet and activity, new research finds Americans hold parents responsible for excess weight in their kids.
Disability representation in books is an important part of diversity and inclusion.
Garder les restes de nourriture humaine - et l'alcool- hors de portée des animaux domestiques est un moyen d’éviter les visites d’urgence à l’hôpital vétérinaire lors des fêtes de fin d’année.
Keeping human foods away from pets is one way to avoid emergency veterinary hospital runs during Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or New Year’s.
What people consider to be fair and just today are in line with the laws of ancient Mesopotamia and the Tang Dynasty in China – suggesting that these intuitions are part of human nature.
Lower federal court judges follow a formal code of ethics, but this does not apply to Supreme Court justices, leaving potential conflicts of interest unchecked.
The iconic monarch butterfly has been added to the Red List of endangered species, but hasn’t received protection in the US yet. That’s not necessarily a bad thing.
Some reasons people oppose abortion seem to be at odds with other positions they hold. Evolutionary social science points to a surprising motivation for anti-abortion attitudes.
Les partisans du jeûne intermittent affirment que l’horloge peut vous aider à gagner la bataille des bourrelets. Mais la science qui se cache derrière est un peu plus compliquée.
Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish and Muslim student organizations are rarities at most colleges and universities. An expert delves into why.
Proponents of intermittent fasting say the clock can help you win the battle of the bulge. But the science behind it is a little more complicated.
A Supreme Court scholar explains the significance of the recent Supreme Court leaked draft opinion.
A poet speaks to how his love of history has shaped his work.