Soybean plants on an Arkansas farm. Those at left show signs of damage from dicamba; others at right were planted later in the season.
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Farmers are stuck in a chemical war against weeds, which have developed resistance to many widely used herbicides. Seed companies’ answer – using more varied herbicides – is causing new problems.
The majority of child care workers are women and people of color.
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Child care workers are at the center of the food insecurity crisis in America. In 2020, nearly one-third of them were food insecure.
The global community must understand the importance of soil in order to protect it.
Career technical education courses are linked to higher rates of school engagement for high schoolers from low-income backgrounds.
Students from low-income backgrounds fare better when they are able to take career and technical classes in STEM, new research shows.
A woman looks at a non-fungible token digital art display in New York City in September 2021.
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The people in charge of museums may lack the requisite expertise to manage non-fungible tokens, and the upside is far from guaranteed.
Actor Alec Baldwin was involved in a tragic on-set accident.
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A tragic accident resulted in the shooting death of a cinematographer on the set of actor Alec Baldwin’s latest movie. The dangers of more guns on set extend to society, two scholars argue.
Our sense of touch is actually lots of different senses rolled into one.
Listen to The Conversation Weekly as we delve into the achievements behind three of the latest Nobel prizes.
Many catalysts currently used to make many drugs are expensive and can produce toxic byproducts.
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Dave MacMillon and Ben List both developed simple catalysts that make precise chemical reactions much faster and more efficient.
High school athletes from wealthy backgrounds are more likely to play sports in college.
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Students who come from families that are more well-off financially have an advantage in their quest to become a college athlete, researchers have found.
Tyrannosaurus rex adalah predator bengis yang hidup selama Periode Kapur lebih dari 65 juta tahun yang lalu.
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Sejak film ‘Jurassic Park’ pertama muncul, jutaan orang bertanya-tanya apakah para ilmuwan dapat membuat dinosaurus.
The door to unemployment benefits is closing for million of Americans.
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Three pandemic-related unemployment benefit programs expire on Labor Day, putting millions of mostly low-income families in financial jeopardy.
Some cultures champion rest more than others.
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‘Hustle culture’ is so pervasive in U.S. society that not even the coronavirus pandemic could shake the urge to prioritize productivity.
Tyrannosaurus rex was a relentless predator who lived during the Cretaceous Period more than 65 million years ago.
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Ever since moviegoers saw the first ‘Jurassic Park,’ millions have wondered if scientists could make a dinosaur in the lab.
Retail employees such as cashiers are among the least-paid U.S. workers.
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Employment and wages soared in the latest labor report, but that’s small comfort for the many workers with a job that doesn’t pay a living wage.
Be careful how you decline wedding invitations.
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Several studies found that using the excuse ‘I don’t have time’ when declining an invitation harmed the relationship with the person who extended it.
Civil rights activist Bob Moses founded The Algebra Project to help Black students develop strong math skills.
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The Algebra Project – a long-standing initiative to teach algebra to Black students who might not otherwise take it – sprang from Bob Moses’ work as a civil rights activist, a historian recounts.
The requirement to wear masks in airports lowers the risk of air travel.
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Parents face tough choices since young kids can’t yet get COVID-19 vaccinations. An infectious diseases expert offers guidance on navigating summer activities.
Virgin Galactic’s Unity VSS spacecraft went on a suborbital test flight in May 2021.
Both Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin are sending spacecrafts – and their billionaire founders – into suborbital flight. But what differentiates a suborbital flight from a trip around Earth?
People tend to reflexively assume that fun events will go by really quickly.
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A new study finds that the feeling is pervasive – and can change the way trips are planned and how money is spent.
Le fait de fréquenter des personnes qui vous acceptent et vous apprécient comme vous êtes peut vous aider à vous sentir plus en paix avec votre apparence.
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Après plus d’un an à manger sous l’effet du stress et à ne se voir qu’à travers des écrans, l’anxiété liée aux changements d’apparence physique peut rendre le retour à socialisation intimidant.