Reading diverse books can help young adults understand conversations around race better.
While teachers are under increased pressure to tread carefully in the classroom on issues of race, books that deal with themes of racism can offer a way forward.
Microbes are everywhere – and they aren’t all friendly.
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Scientists get up close and personal with deadly pathogens to give doctors the tools they need to treat people sickened by germs. The key is keeping the researchers – and everyone around them – safe.
Handouts from food banks are no substitute for self-sufficiency.
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Indigenous people in the US have high rates of food insecurity and dietary-related health problems. Any attempts to address the problem must start with land justice, argues a scholar of Native health and food.
There’s virtually no association between self-esteem and sexual behavior.
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A new study finds that women are just as likely as men to assume something's wrong with a woman who decides she wants to sleep with a handful of partners.
People who dine out after the CDC recently changed mask guidelines are counting on the honor system.
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Some vaccinated people will still be wearing masks to protect themselves from people who may not be vaccinated or wearing masks.
The pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was lifted on April 23, 2021.
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The CDC first paused, then unpaused, the administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine due to concerns about blood clots. But what are those clots, and how do they form?
Faster than light travel is the only way humans could ever get to other stars in a reasonable amount of time.
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If humanity wants to travel between stars, people are going to need to travel faster than light. New research suggests that it might be possible to build warp drives and beat the galactic speed limit.
Parents may find it challenging to get their children comfortable going back out into the world.
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As more people get vaccinated and different facets of society slowly reopen, challenges remain in the nation's quest to get back to normal. Here are five articles that help illuminate the path.
Making time to connect one on one is crucial.
Parents can take a page from psychological research on trauma and recovery to help kids struggling with pandemic life.
Maria Saravia, a worker at the University of Southern California’s Keck Hospital, adjusts her mother’s mask before her COVID-19 vaccination.
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Getting a vaccine is proving difficult for many older people now, but the mad rush for the vaccine won't last long. Many people don't want to get one at all, and that will impede herd immunity.
A coat of sand makes an effective armor.
For some sand-dwelling plants, stickiness is a defense tactic that keeps predators at bay.
Rioters mass on the U.S. Capitol steps on Jan. 6.
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Ostensibly protesting an election they may have thought was stolen, their actions fed a larger set of goals that American militants are seizing upon to take more extreme action.
If too many Americans refuse to take the COVID-19 vaccine, achieving population immunity will be difficult.
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Two in five Americans say they don't want a COVID-19 vaccine, which is a problem. Finding out what Americans do want from a vaccine might help.
These compounds occur naturally in a number of healthy foods, including legumes and whole grains.
Anti-nutrients naturally occur in food and can block the amount of other nutrients available for your body to use. But their effects aren't all bad, which is why they're undergoing an image makeover.
A ThredUp sorting facility in Phoenix.
Fast fashion is far from green. But the rapid expansion of online clothing resale platforms could help shrink the garment industry's negative impact on the environment.
Il existe une longue histoire de liens entre les mouvements nationalistes blancs et l'armée américaine.
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Si la plupart des Américains sous-estiment la place qu’occupe le suprémacisme blanc dans l’armée, ils s’en inquiètent quand on leur en apporte la preuve.
Chinese outlets that once relayed cautious optimism over Donald Trump’s deal-making abilities now express exasperation over his chaotic style.
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In 2016, America's adversaries seemed to cheer electoral chaos and a withering faith in democracy. Now they seem to be hoping democracy can topple a leader they've grown loathe to deal with.
There is a long history of links between white nationalist movements and the U.S. military.
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People typically underestimate how much white nationalism goes on in the military, but when they learn the truth, they're concerned.
High-speed internet is harder to come by in the country.
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Americans depend more than ever on high-speed internet to connect to jobs, get health care and socialize. What policies really work to close the rural-urban digital divide?
Current rates of vaccine hesitancy could jeopardize America’s efforts to achieve herd immunity.
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Current rates of vaccine hesitancy could jeopardize efforts to achieve herd immunity in the US, says Matt Motta, a political scientist who studies vaccine uptake and effective health communication.