If you had faith in the development of effective treatments, time tended to pass quickly.
For the first 12 months of the pandemic, a team of researchers tracked the relationship between emotions, time perception and health-related behaviors like wearing a mask.
A trade card with printed black type for the domestic slave traders Hill, Ware and Chrisp.
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
By the time slavery ended, over 1 million enslaved people had been forcibly moved in the domestic slave trade across state lines. Hundreds of thousands more were bought and sold within states.
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Fairfax, Va., is the top-ranked public high school in the country.
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Gifted education has long faced accusations of being elitist and excluding students of color. Will new changes prepare more students for elite colleges, or will they water down current curriculums?
Political leanings and community features predicted support of COVID-19 mitigation measures.
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Multiple factors determined whether or not individual Americans adopted COVID-19 safety measures, according to statistical analysis of public opinion data.
With many vaccine-eligible people in the U.S. staying away, some vaccine sites have no lines.
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People who haven’t gotten vaccinated for COVID-19 often have complex reasons for their relunctance or may face other barriers. Lumping them all together undercuts the vaccination campaign.
‘Untitled’ from the series ‘Imaging/Imagining.’
Photo by Raymond Thompson, Jr.
Three decades after poet Frank X. Walker coined the term ‘Affrilachia,’ the region’s poets and artists continue to create work that probes the world of a people long ignored.
New York City public school students attend a meeting with school board officials in January 2020.
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Teacher referrals will replace standardized testing. That could disadvantage already-underrepresented students.
President Donald Trump has repeatedly claimed that undocumented immigrants cause more crime, but new research suggests the opposite might be true.
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Statistical models debunk claims by Trump and others that undocumented immigration into the U.S. increases crime, building on a litany of past research.
President Trump’s messages discounting mask-wearing have worried public health professionals.
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Research and a recent campaign rally show how political leaders’ rhetoric can shape risk perceptions among their loyal followers.
A snapshot of the rich plant diversity in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest.
The effect of a warmer climate on ecosystems and large and small vertebrates is being widely studied. But warmer temperatures seem to alter the microbes that live in and on these animals and plants.
Shiite Muslims attend a mourning ritual during the Islamic month of Muharram, in the central shrine city of Karbala.
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Millions of Muslims travel to Karbala in Iraq for one of the largest annual pilgrimages. The pilgrimage has adapted and changed over its centuries-old history.
What else might she build someday?
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Students with exceptional spatial skills should be eligible for gifted and talented services and given personalized support. But many schools fail to identify and engage these children.
Baboons make sounds, but how does it relate to human speech?
Researchers say it’s time to finally discard a decades-old theory about the origins of human language – and revise the date when human ancestors likely were able to make certain speech noises.
« Puisqu'on vous dit que vous avez tort. »
Depuis plus de 50 ans, on pensait que les singes n'étaient pas capables de parler à cause d'une différence anatomique au niveau de la gorge. Les études récentes prouvent que cette théorie est fausse.
Big education tests come with serious side effects, research shows.
While large-scale education assessments, such as the PISA, are meant to show how education systems are faring around the world, evidence shows these assessments come with a host of problems.
A schoolteacher in the midst of receiving a full pe'a, the traditional Samoan tattoo generally worn by males.
An anthropologist works in American Samoa, taking advantage of the island’s longstanding tattoo culture to tease out the effects tattoos have on the body’s immune function.
It’s impossible to conduct truly causal research on media consumption and suicide.
Over the past decade, more teens have attempted suicide. The trend has vexed researchers, but it’s that much more difficult to determine whether a fictional TV show has had any role.
Businesses in Humble, Texas, part of metropolitan Houston, surrounded by floodwater from Hurricane Harvey, August 29, 2017.
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Hurricane Harvey swamped much of Houston in 2017, causing more damage than all other US hurricanes except Katrina. But now the city is authorizing construction in zones at high risk for flooding.
John Stuart Mill.
The great thinker left thousands of comments in the margins of his personal library. Now these are being digitised and catalogued.
People rally in New Brunswick, N.J. against President Trump’s ‘travel ban.’
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Our panel of experts examines whether immigration leads to more crime using data from across 200 metropolitan areas and 20 years of research.