Health and well-being come in many forms, including finding solitude and connection with nature.
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The new year is a perfect time to adopt new health habits and routines. These four scholars reflect on the ways that they overcame the pandemic blues to get fit.
The number of women religious leaders is growing, but the 2018-2019 National Congregations Study, which surveyed 5,300 U.S. religious communities, found that only 56.4% of these communities would allow a woman to “be head clergy person or primary religious leader.”
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Three female academics discuss how women are forging new pathways in faith leadership throughout religions that traditionally have been patriarchal.
Relationship stress can hit new highs during the holidays.
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Hostile partners can experience jumps in stress and blood pressure after an argument. But there are ways to cool conflicts, even during a pandemic holiday season.
A vulnerability in Log4j, a humble but widespread piece of software, has put millions of computers at risk.
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Log4Shell is the latest hacker exploit rocking the internet, and it’s arguably the worst yet. The vulnerability is in an obscure piece of software used on millions of computers.
Nickel oxide, the gray-and-black-striped material, demonstrates unique properties when exposed to hydrogen.
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The ability to store information is central to learning and the field of artificial intelligence. Researchers have shown how a unique material shows basic learning properties similar to that of slugs.
Colors, sparks, booms and whistles all require different pyrotechnic recipes.
Hidden underneath the bright colors and celebratory nature of fireworks is a combination of ancient chemistry and modern pyrotechnical recipes.
An entrepreneurial mindset can help arts and humanities majors succeed in the gig economy.
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Teaching entrepreneurial skills is a staple in business schools. But it can benefit all students – including majors in engineering, agriculture and even the arts.
Experts give trick-or-treating the green light this year.
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There’s no need to pull out the candy catapult this year, but a few reasonable precautions can keep COVID-19 transmissions in check.
Cette structure de rochers et sédiments, notamment leur inclinaison, permet de mieux comprendre l’histoire du delta Jezero, sur la planète Mars. Les contrastes ont été amplifiés.
La confirmation de l’existence passée d’un lac dans le cratère Jezero est le premier résultat scientifique majeur de la mission du rover Perseverance.
Perseverance took a selfie next to its biggest accomplishment yet – the two small drill holes where the rover took samples of Martian rocks.
Perseverance and its helicopter sidekick, Ingenuity, have been on Mars for nearly nine months. The duo have taken rock samples, performed first flights and taken images of the delta in Jezero Crater.
A Delta Health Center worker at a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic in rural Mississippi in April 2021.
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Achieving widespread immunity to COVID-19 through vaccination requires as many people as possible to get their shots, including those who object or haven’t bothered.
Shelter-in-place measures have made it more difficult for victims of domestic violence to escape from their abusers.
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A change in how witnesses, victims and authorities respond to domestic violence reports paired with limited social services placed victims in a vulnerable position during the pandemic.
Sneezing with your eyes closed is a reflex you can consciously override.
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People sneeze for many reasons and in many ways. One of them is to protect your airways from irritants and infectious disease.
A man receives the COVID-19 vaccine in Lima, Peru.
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Most shots work best when inserted into muscle. The shoulder muscle known as the deltoid works best.
Fire in one part of a community can contaminate the water system used by other residents, as Santa Rosa, California, discovered after the Tubbs Fire.
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An increasing number of communities are discovering dangerous contamination in their water systems weeks or months after fires.
Tahira Reid Smith (left) works with colleagues using an infrared microscope to study how heat affects hair.
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A mechanical engineer brings her personal experiences to address human-centered problems and encourage ‘compassionate design.’
Training for service dogs starts very early.
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Traditional treatments for PTSD, such as talk therapy and medication, do work for some veterans. But service dogs can make a difference when those methods fall short.
The U.S. is still a leader in designing and selling computer chips, but the vast majority of the world’s chips are fabricated in Taiwan and South Korea.
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The high cost and long lead times for building computer chip factories makes it difficult for the U.S. to reverse the steady decline of its domestic semiconductor manufacturing capacity.
Paul and Becky Rogers converted 14 acres of land in Kent County, Mich. to habitat that supports pollinators, songbirds and wildlife.
It’s possible to feed the world’s 7.8 billion people with more environmentally friendly farming practices. Here’s how.
Electric service trucks line up after a snow storm in Fort Worth, Texas, on Feb. 16, 2021.
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There will be more weather-driven disasters like February’s deep freeze in Texas, and energy planners aren’t prepared.