Mariposas monarch en el Santuario El Rosario en Michoacán, Mexico.
Hay diferentes circunstancias que impactan la capacidad de las mariposas para migrar como la agricultura, la tala, el cambio climático, entre otras.
The hepatitis C virus was discovered in 1989 – research that’s now earned a Nobel Prize.
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The 2020 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine goes to the discoverers of the hepatitis C virus. There's an effective cure but homelessness and the opioid epidemic are driving a surge in infections.
Games are set to resume this October.
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A sports management scholar weighs in on the potential consequences of holding Big Ten football games in the fall instead of waiting for a vaccine or better safety procedures.
Monarch butterflies cover a tree at El Rosario Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary in Michoacán, Mexico.
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Can a plan that brings together government and private landowners create enough habitat for monarch butterflies?
Social interaction can be risky during a pandemic, but it’s also important for young people’s development and mental health.
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In a series of surveys, young people across the US described their thinking and behavior amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Will it take longer for students to graduate because of the pandemic?
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The disruption to K-12 education caused by the coronavirus pandemic may have major academic consequences, especially for low-income children.
The global pandemic has interrupted supply chains for almost 75% of US companies.
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Medical supply shortages during the pandemic revealed that US industries are unable to provide essential goods in a crisis. A return to domestic production would boost incomes and prepare us for the next crisis.
Mask mandates, open windows and empty seats can help reduce the spread of the coronavirus.
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A researcher explains what it will take to make sure children are reasonably safe from catching the coronavirus aboard school buses.
Parents help students move out of Bragaw Hall at North Carolina State University on Aug. 27, 2020 in Raleigh, N.C., after COVID cases continued to rise on campus.
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With tens of thousands of COVID-19 cases on college campuses, a scientist asks: Why did colleges open in the first place?
An operation taking place in 1941 on South Side of Chicago.
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The US has a long history of forced sterilization campaigns that were driven by the bogus 'science' of eugenics, racism and sexism.
People pray inside the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia, with sail-like drapes covering mosaic figures of the Virgin Mary and Jesus.
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In reconverting Hagia Sophia to a mosque, Turkish officials have emphasized veiling of Christian icons to create a Muslim prayer space. Experts explain why the veiling is in fact a Byzantine practice.
On Aug. 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that a coronavirus vaccine developed in the country has been registered for use.
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As Russia fast tracks a coronavirus vaccine, scientists worry about skipped safety checks – and the potential fallout for trust in vaccines if something ends up going wrong.
Amy Blais, a telehealth nurse at HomeHealth Visiting Nurses in Saco, Maine.
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The old-fashioned telephone – well, maybe not a rotary dial, but a phone nonetheless – became a way during the pandemic for patients to 'see' their doctors. Could this trend continue?
More and more studies are revealing the cognitive effects of COVID-19.
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Many patients suffering from COVID-19 exhibit neurological symptoms, from loss of smell to delirium to a higher risk of stroke. Down the road, will COVID-19 survivors face a wave of cognitive issues?
The US has taken on grand challenges that required complex coordination before, including Project Apollo.
A systems engineering expert applies the same method NASA's Project Apollo engineers used to offer a systematic approach to deciding on school reopening at a local level.
President George H.W. Bush signing the American Disabilities Act into law on July 26, 1990.
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Congress needs to make sure the HEROES Act includes adequate funding for people with disabilities.
El sueño de Jacob de Salvator Rosa (c. 1665).
Cuando buscamos trabajo, queremos estar en la lista blanca, no en la negra. Los sombreros negros son los hackers malos, mientras una mentira blanca es aceptable. ¿Esas metáforas reflejan racismo?
National governments are using political lobbying and empty symbolic efforts to stave off an "in danger" listing for their World Heritage sites.
Soda contributes to obesity and other diseases.
But the taxes have to be well-designed to avoid being overly regressive and targeting the poor.
A Pennsylvania election worker processes mailed-in ballots for the state’s primary election in May 2020.
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Voting by mail is rarely subject to fraud, does not give an advantage to one political party over another and can in fact inspire public confidence in the voting process.