Life is more normal now than it has been in years, as people do away with masks and social distancing.
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President Joe Biden’s suggestion that the COVID-19 pandemic is over has led to a backlash among some experts who suggest the comment is premature – and counterproductive.
Critics praised the film for its stunning visuals.
Despite the fact that many of its elements were alien to American audiences, the film became a sensation.
In a matter of days, eligible people will be lining up to receive the newly formulated booster shot.
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The CDC’s endorsement of the reformulated COVID-19 booster shots represents a major step in the effort to get more Americans boosted.
Saying you feel a strong national allegiance doesn’t mean you will act accordingly.
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An experiment conducted online with residents of Italy and the US detected similar patterns based on ideological identity.
U.S. banana growers heavily influenced several Central American governments in the early 20th century.
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The US grows hardly any tropical fruit. So why are politicians and political commentators saying the country is at risk of devolving into a banana republic?
If you made it past early childhood, your chances got better to see your golden years.
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Nasty, brutish – but not necessarily short. Here’s how archaeologists know plenty of people didn’t die young.
Teachers face a range of challenges, but hiring more teachers won’t fix them.
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Looser requirements for teacher certification don’t fix teachers’ problems, which are low pay, high workload and lack of respect.
Drugs can convert between different isomers in the body, leading to unexpected effects.
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From thalidomide to resveratrol, molecules with the exact same chemical properties can have drastically different effects in the body depending on how they’re arranged in space.
Staying hydrated is part of staying safe during summer workouts.
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The first two weeks of preseason training are the toughest as players’ bodies acclimatize to running hard in the heat. An exercise scientist explains the risks.
Certain SSRIs can inhibit the breakdown of opioids in the body.
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Drugs can interact with one another in ways that are harmful. A study finds that taking oxycodone with certain SSRIs can make an opioid overdose more likely.
Clinical studies show that mixing and matching booster vaccines can lead to a more robust immune response.
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On the horizon: A new omicron-focused version of the Moderna vaccine that may offer longer protection and a stronger immune response.
Octavia E. Butler poses in a Seattle bookstore in 2004. The celebrated science fiction author died in 2006.
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In an interview, scholar Alyssa Collins explains how her time spent plumbing the sci fi writer’s papers left her stunned by the breadth of her interests and the depth of her scientific knowledge.
In Canada, the French and English languages generally peacefully coexist.
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It’s common for people to live near others who speak a different – but similar – language. But generally, they handle their differences without violence.
Ione Quigley of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe during a ceremony in Carlisle, Pa., on July 14, 2021, marking the return to tribal lands in South Dakota of disinterred remains of nine Native American children who died more than a century ago while attending a government-run school in Pennsylvania.
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Ukraine says thousands of Ukrainian children have been kidnapped by Russian soldiers, which is a war crime. The US government kidnapped and forced the assimilation of Indigenous children for decades.
Brainstorming in a group can be challenging – but it can yield unique, innovative results.
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With companies encouraging greater teamwork, an expert outlines how to innovate effectively and problem solve as a group.
Social media sites like Twitter have been a major source of both true and false information regarding COVID-19 vaccines.
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A team analyzed more than 21 million tweets about COVID-19 vaccines and found that negative sentiments on social media were tied to lower-than-expected vaccination rates in many nations.
Marlee Matlin covers her ears as Gottfried performs during the Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump in 2011.
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Though it was exceedingly grating, the late comedian was able to perfect a sound that worked in tandem with his brand of humor.
Although the COVID-19 vaccines have saved millions of lives, they have been insufficient at preventing breakthrough infections.
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Research suggests that too-frequent immunizations may lead to a phenomenon called “immune exhaustion.”
School funding inequities persist along racial and economic lines.
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Local control over school funding leads to uneven resources between districts, two legal scholars maintain.
A man carries a tray of freshly baked bread outside a bread factory on Dec. 15, 2016, in Cairo.
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Viewed from Cairo, the war in Ukraine poses an existential threat to something Egyptians can’t do without: abundant, cheap bread.