Detroit People’s Food Co-op, opening later this year in a food desert, is an example of a community-driven project.
Prodded by Michelle Obama and other government leaders, Walmart and other major US retailers vowed to build hundreds of stores in food deserts. What happened?
Immigrants line up in the dining hall at the U.S. government’s newest holding center for migrant children in Carrizo Springs, Texas.
Immigrant children could remain indefinitely in federal detention if courts allow the Trump administration to ditch a landmark agreement that has protected migrant children for decades.
Plant extinctions have skyrocketed, driven in large part by land clearing and climate change.
Human-driven land clearing and climate change are sending plants extinct at a rapid rate, risking a devastating biodiversity crash.
Scratching is a natural behavior for cats.
Have a cat who just loves to scratch? Declawing is a major surgery that comes with serious long-term side effects – and it might not solve the problem anyway.
For now, it’s going to be trickier for the University of California community to access some academic journals.
The UC libraries let their Elsevier journal subscriptions lapse and now the publisher has cut their online access. It’s a painful milestone in the fight UC hopes may transform how journals get paid.
Son niños con raíces estadounidenses y raíces mexicanas.
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Entre 2000 y 2015, la población de ciudadanos estadounidenses menores de edad que viven al otro lado de la frontera se duplicó con creces. ¿Quiénes son esos niños?
Jeff Jorgenson looks over a partially flooded field he farms near Shenandoah, Iowa, May 29, 2019.
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Three scholars argue that agriculture is failing to sustain either the land or American farmers. They propose a modern version of the New Deal that centers on ecology and economic fairness.
Children in this group are growing up with roots in both the U.S. and Mexico.
Between 2000 and 2015, the population of U.S. citizen minors living in Mexico more than doubled. Who are the kids living on the other side of the border?
Demonstrators gather outside the U.S. Supreme Courthouse in Washington, D.C., April 23, 2019.
The political implications of the citizenship question made this case politically volatile and controversial – even for the Supreme Court.
Migrant children outside a temporary shelter for unaccompanied children in Florida, May 2019.
A 15-year-old fleeing violence in El Salvador came to the US in 1985. Her immigration case sparked a Supreme Court decision that would affect how authorities treat children in detention.
Des manifestants portant des drapeaux allemands participent à un rassemblement organisé par le parti d'extrême droite allemand Alternative for Germany (AfD) le 1er mai 2019 à Chemnitz, dans l'est de l'Allemagne.
Le nationalisme progresse en Europe, où de nombreux partis politiques sont hostiles à l’immigration. Mais quel rôle joue-t-elle dans leur succès ? La recherche met en évidence des nuances inattendues.
People holding German flags take part in a rally organised by Germany’s far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party on May 1, 2019 in Chemnitz, eastern Germany.
Nationalism seems to be on the rise in Europe, with many parties hostile to immigration. But what role does immigration itself have their support? Research shows some unexpected impacts.
In a nation of multiple faiths, Hindus celebrate Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, with Mughal-era buildings behind them.
India has always been a nation of multiple faiths but the BJP government, which is favoured to be returned this week as winner of the general election, is eroding the country’s Muslim heritage.
Consider the wisdom of the flock.
After Google suggested PigeonRank was at the root of its search function, a group of researchers put a small flock of the birds to a different classification test in real life.
After decades of work, a salmon product engineered to grow faster may be coming to the U.S.
The FDA has given the green light to sell the first genetically engineered animal – farmed salmon –in the US.
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Nous venons de prouver que les rayures agissent comme un répulsif naturel à insectes.
Dua ekor sapi ternak merumput di tanah publik dekat Gunung Steens, Oregon.
Memelihara ternak memiliki dampak yang jelas terhadap lingkungan, tetapi bertentangan dengan apa yang dikatakan banyak kritikus, Ternak bukan pendorong terbesar perubahan iklim.
Libraries subscribe digitally to academic journals – and are left with nothing in the stacks when the contract expires.
Digital publishing hasn’t resulted in the free and open access to information many envisioned. Universities are increasingly fed up with a system they see as charging them for their own scholars’ labor.
Cows at the University of California, Davis beef research facility. Photo credit:
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According to current regulations, animals that have been genetically edited, like pigs or cows, are considered drugs. What are the consequences of such rules on American livestock and agriculture?
Scientific testing has zeroed in on the advantages of a zebra’s striped coat.
How the zebra got its stripes is not only a just-so story, but an object of scientific inquiry. New research suggests that stripes help zebras evade biting flies and the deadly diseases they carry.