People take part in a ‘applause for care’ flash mob as part of a campaign to acknowledge the work of employees working in healthcare in Amsterdam.
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Gratitude has a strong connection to well-being, but more than that, two psychologists say, it could have a powerful effect on others. So, don't hold back when it comes to expressing it.
Pence and Trump attend a coronavirus task force briefing.
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The federal government has declared a state of emergency over COVID-19. Two public health scholars explain what that means.
Over 15,000 workers filed age discrimination claims in 2019.
Plaintiffs in age discrimination cases often find it difficult to prove their cases. Now, a Supreme Court case could further undermine workplace protections available to victims.
Using tech together with their parents is better for children.
There are ways to use tech to help kids learn, explore their interests and get creative.
Microbiologist Xiugen Zhang working at the Connecticut State Public Health Laboratory.
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In a survey, a majority of liberals and conservatives reported that they trust doctors and the CDC to reduce US risk of a coronavirus epidemic.
Introduced species are often targeted for culling in conservation, but killing charismatic animals like foxes can be controversial.
Teachers can suffer abuse on the job.
From being subjected to harassment and threats to getting assaulted or having their cars keyed, many American teachers are being victimized.
In Marco Bellocchio’s ‘The Traitor,’ there are echoes of American Mafia dramas.
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Italian filmmakers are starting to take a page from their American counterparts.
Employees disinfect ticket gates to prevent the spread of the coronavirus at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, Jan. 28, 2020.
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Australian scientists have grown the Wuhan virus in a lab, and that will speed up the search for a vaccine. It also will help scientists understand how the virus is transmitted from person to person.
Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers waves to the crowd after passing Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list in 2014.
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Unlike when Kobe Bryant went straight from high school to the NBA, future superstars must now spend at least one year in college or overseas. A sports scholar explains how that could soon change.
Black names have changed over the centuries.
A scholar disproves the long-held assumption that black names are a recent phenomenon.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives onstage during a primary night rally at the Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, June 7, 2016.
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Predictions about how a woman presidential candidate might fare in 2020 are largely speculation, writes a political scientist, because there isn't enough experience to base those predictions on.
Mourners at the funeral for Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani burn Israeli and U.S. flags.
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It's very dangerous to assume that Iran will not escalate the crisis further, much less that the US could limit any violence that might ensue.
Robots already assemble and weld products in factories. Can they make the components parts themselves, too?
A manufacturing engineer describes the concept for a technology that could lead to more efficient production – and perhaps a tool to revive US manufacturing.
Zelenskiy is facing a tough meeting with Russia’s Putin on Dec. 9.
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Ukrainians may grudgingly accept compromise plan to resolve separatist conflict, but in so doing they could hand Russia a wedge to drive between them and the West
Ukrainians don’t agree on how their president should have handled Trump’s request.
Trump's attempt to co-opt Ukraine's precarious position with Russia worsens existing divides inside Ukraine and weakens US influence abroad.
Lebanese protesters formed a 105-mile human chain connecting geographically and religiously diverse cities across the country, Oct. 27. 2019.
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Lebanon's 1989 peace deal ended a civil war by sharing political power between religious factions. That created a society profoundly divided by religion – something today's protesters hope to change.
Contact lenses as a prop for your Halloween costume may look good, but they have scary risks.
With Halloween only days away, many people are putting the final touches on their costumes. Some include costume contact lenses. A doctor explains why that's scary.
A pitcher tries to throw a ball past a batter.
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In baseball, a pitcher can throw a ball that seems to curve away just as it crosses the plate. How do they do it? It's all about aerodynamics.
While blue light has been blamed for sleep loss, it’s not the only bad light.
Blue light has been getting blamed for sleep interruption and eye strain. But the facts are that any bright light interferes with sleep, and computers themselves cause eye strain, an eye doctor says.