Fans watch the World Cup opening match between Qatar and Ecuador on Nov. 20, 2022, in Doha.
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Migrant workers’ rights are indeed an ongoing issue in Qatar – but the country has passed reforms to improve workers’ rights, and it isn’t the only issue to define Qatar.
Parts of the Buffalo area saw more than 6 feet of snow over three days in November 2022.
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Western New York got socked by a storm that dumped 6 feet of snow in parts of the region, including the home of the Buffalo Bills’ stadium. A climate scientists explains how storms like this happen.
An election worker, watched by observers from both major political parties, handles 2022 midterm ballots in Phoenix, Ariz.
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Local election administrators work under increasingly difficult circumstances, with dwindling resources and mounting challenges.
Menteri Lingkungan Hidup dan Kehutanan (LHK) Siti Nubaya (tengah) bersama Rektor Universitas Syiah Kuala (USK) Marwan (kanan) dan Ketua Senat USK Abubakar seusai menyampaikan orasi ilmiah di gedung AAc Dayan Dawood, Banda Aceh, Aceh.
Para ilmuwan tidak lagi bebas menyuarakan pendapatnya seputar topik-topik tertentu yang bermuatan kritik terhadap pemerintah.
Connecting studies to the real world, mentoring and building community make all the difference.
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Research shows underrepresented people in STEM studies thrive in learning environments that address their need to belong, feel competent and find meaning in their work.
Rhesus macaques experience an aging process similar to people’s.
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Nonhuman primates like rhesus monkeys share certain characteristics with people that may make them better study subjects than mice for research on neurodegenerative diseases.
‘They/them’ are among the most popular pronouns, but many students are devising new pronouns to identify their gender.
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An analysis of college applications reveals that 3% of US students use pronouns other than the traditional “he” or “she” binary.
Offshore wind farms will assist in the renewable energy transition and offset the effects of climate change.
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While a US transition to renewable energy by 2030 is possible, streamlined policies with clear goals and incentives are necessary to get there, says an industrial engineering professor.
Your genetic material instructs your cells to produce the proteins encoded in it.
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Gene therapies and vaccines are often injected into muscle cells that are inefficient at producing desired proteins. Making them work more like liver cells could lead to better treatment outcomes.
The US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, on June 27, 2022.
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Unlike in most countries, US Supreme Court justices enjoy life tenure. Some legal scholars believe that centuries-old custom, meant to protect judicial independence, no longer serves the public.
Title IX protects students from sex-based discrimination in schools that get funding from the federal government.
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Scholars discuss topics that are related to Title IX, such as sexual misconduct on college campuses and bans on transgender athletes in high school sports.
With the ever-increasing media coverage of mass shootings in the U.S., even the youngest children are now repeatedly exposed to violent images on TV and online.
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The unending stream of violence on news and entertainment programming can have a negative impact on kids of all ages.
A new polymer could help the medicine go down easier.
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While pills are more practical than injections or infusions, digestion in the stomach prevents many drugs from being taken orally. Better drug design could change this.
The new poster boy of left-wing South American politics?
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Colombians go to the polls on June 19 to elect a new president. The vote comes at a delicate time in the country’s politics.
Trans student rights often hang in the balance.
For trans students, the right to be recognized by the pronouns they use for themselves is under constant legal attack. A researcher who specializes in the trans student experience takes a closer look.
Photographing a bear in Yellowstone National Park at a distance the National Park Service calls safe – at least 100 yards from a predator.
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The recent goring of a tourist who approached within 10 feet of a bison in Yellowstone National Park is a reminder that wild animals can be dangerous and people should keep safe distances.
The vast majority of high-profile big tech whistleblowers in recent years have been women.
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Frances Haugen, Timnit Gebru and Janneke Parrish are at the forefront of a group of high-profile women calling out big tech. Is there a connection between their gender and their role as whistleblowers?
More countries are discouraging fossil fuel use, but the industry is still pumping.
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A study found $1.4 trillion in oil and gas industry assets would be at risk if governments follow through on their pledges to deal with climate change.
A smiling woman hands a dress to a clothing store cashier.
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Retail employees are accustomed to long hours and low pay. What really upsets them are corporate policies to push store credit cards on consumers.
On March 16, 2022, more than a hundred people attended the Justice for Asian Women Rally in New York City.
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Asian American mothers face a caregiving crisis, fueled by the pandemic but rooted in histories of anti-Asian discrimination and violence.