Many restaurant workers see violence as a core aspect of a hardscrabble kitchen culture that has existed for generations.
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Barbara Lynch’s alleged bullying of her employees is only the latest in a string of high-profile chef scandals. Two scholars explore how this behavior became normalized in kitchens across the US.
Sprinklers water a lettuce field in Holtville, California with Colorado River water.
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Two decades of drought have reduced the river’s flow by one-third compared to historical averages. The Biden administration is considering mandatory cuts to some states’ water allocations.
Focusing on online learning as the problem means lost opportunities to identify solutions and supports for student well-being, which could then be designed into online, in-person or mixed forms of learning.
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Making unsubstantiated claims that pandemic online learning caused mental health problems doesn’t help us address students’ current needs.
The Supreme Court is deciding a case on whether, and how, universities may consider an applicant’s race when making admissions decisions.
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Scholars explain what affirmative action is – and isn’t – as well as what its effects are, and why, among others, the military has supported it for decades.
A new U.S. quarter shows Nina Otero-Warren, a leader in New Mexico’s suffrage movement and the first female superintendent of Santa Fe public schools.
As a women’s rights activist, Nina Otero-Warren fought for the right for women to vote in New Mexico. Now, her image is featured on the US quarter.
A new study found that the child tax credit advance payments immediately helped families who were suffering from food insufficiency.
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The 2021 child tax credit expansion helped lift millions of families with children out of hunger. After those payments ended in December 2021, those families may again face food insufficiency.
Deaf students learning sign language at a special school
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Most indigenous signed languages in Africa today are marginalised, dominated and suppressed by foreign signed languages.
Youth in New Mexico used their own experiences with arrest and incarceration to advocate for others.
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A youth group gives juvenile offenders a chance to advocate for change in the justice system.
It’s not a stretch to say asymptomatic spreaders unwittingly engage in zombielike behaviors.
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SARS-CoV-2 is much like a zombie virus. It interferes with normal sickness behavior and blocks pain, turning its victims into unsick spreaders of the virus.
A woman from one of the Mosuo farming communities in southwest China. The Mosuo were participants in a groundbreaking study examining gender-based health disparities.
Living in societies with gender bias can harm women’s health.
Several countries are developing microwave weapons, like this U.S. Air Force system designed to knock down drones by frying their electronics.
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High-power microwave weapons are useful for disabling electronics. A new report says they ‘plausibly explain’ some ailments suffered by US diplomats and CIA agents in Cuba, China and other countries.
Public universities in California cannot consider race in admissions.
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How will the rejection of a 2020 ballot initiative affect student demographics at California’s colleges and universities?
Real estate prices are still related to a neighborhood’s racial composition, despite laws prohibiting the explicit consideration of race in appraisals.
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New research shows homes in white areas have appreciated $200,000 more since 1980 than similar homes in nonwhite areas – a result of both old racist housing policies and modern real estate practices.
Specimens like these at Dublin’s Natural History Museum contain valuable information about the evolution of pathogens and host organisms.
Genetic information that could help finger the next infectious threat is stored in museums around the world.
Representación del SARS-CoV-2, el virus que causa la enfermedad COVID-19.
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Los patógenos suelen enfrentarse a un equilibrio entre la virulencia y la transmisión. Pero ese no es el caso con el SARS-CoV-2.
An artistic rendering of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the COVID-19 illness.
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Pathogens typically face a trade-off between virulence and transmission. But that’s not the case with SARS-CoV-2.
A federal judge ruled that Harvad can continue to use race as one of many factors in its admission decisions.
Tuesday’s ruling in the Harvard affirmative action case allows colleges to use race in their admission decisions. A legal scholar offers insights into how long before race won’t be needed.
The white “bathtub ring” around Arizona’s Lake Mead (shown on May 31, 2018), which indicates falling water levels, is about 140 feet high.
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Western states adopted a 7-year plan in May 2019 to manage low water levels in the Colorado River. Now they need to look farther ahead and accept that there will be less water far into the future.
What’s your ‘street race’?
The upcoming census, like many before it, will boil complex information on race, ethnicity and ancestry into just two questions. That leaves a lot of important information out of the data.
Rural hospitals, such as this one in Wedowee, Alabama, are struggling to stay open.
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Health outcomes for rural Americans have steadily deteriorated in recent decades even as they’ve improved elsewhere. The GOP plan to replace the Affordable Care Act will worsen the problem.