Twenty years of storm tracks in the Atlantic and eastern Pacific basins.
El Niño years put Hawaii and the Mexican Riviera on alert for destructive tropical storms and hurricanes.
President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington on Dec. 15, 2022.
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As the United States government builds economic and security ties with African countries, some of those countries are encouraging African Americans to establish social and economic ties in Africa.
Henry Darger worked as a hospital custodian. After his death in 1973, hundreds of his illustrations were discovered.
The genre – also known as ‘folk art’ or ‘outsider art’ – serves as a reminder that art is a universal human pursuit.
A devotee bathes a Buddha statue during celebrations of the Buddha’s birthday in Malaysia.
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Buddha’s birthday has not always been a major holiday for Buddhists, but is now celebrated in diverse ways throughout Asia.
The best place to study is in a space with no distractions and plenty of light.
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A researcher who studies ways to help students become better readers and writers describes how to create a homework habit using a loop: cue, routine, reward.
Teacher turnover annually costs school districts thousands of dollars.
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Could a 10-minute meeting between teachers and principals reduce teacher turnover? A researcher explores the possibilities.
A crowd of parents in Orange County, Calif., protest the firing of Superintendent Gunn Marie Hansen.
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New research on school superintendent turnover rates reveals that divisive political issues are contributing to the problem of instability among school leadership across the US.
Changes in the synapses between neurons is responsible for learning and memory.
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Pinpointing where memories are stored in the brain and how they are transmitted could provide new targets to treat neurological diseases and serve as models for neuromorphic computing.
Do you really need another water bottle, or is your brain just tired?
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Scrolling TikTok or Instagram causes mental fatigue, which can lead people to purchase items based on how many ‘likes’ an ad has instead of how much value the product will bring them.
Shipping is responsible for about 3% of global carbon dioxide emissions – that’s more than most countries produce.
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Shipping companies have billions invested in fleets that were built to last decades. Now, the US is calling for zero emissions by 2050, and the EU is raising the cost of fossil fuel use.
The Tennessee State Capitol.
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An official proclamation issued by two Tennessee lawmakers commemorates Confederate History Month, fails to mention slavery and instead honors what it calls a “heroic struggle for states’ rights.”
What does generative AI mean for the human need to create, work and seek the truth?
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Generative AI can seem like magic, which makes it both enticing and frightening. Scholars are helping society come to grips with the potential benefits and harms.
A Marine amphibious assault vehicle takes part in a 2019 joint U.S.-Philippines exercise.
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The South China Sea is of strategic and economic importance to Beijing and the US, setting up a potential power struggle that could spark conflict.
‘Earthrise,’ a photo of the Earth taken by Apollo 8 astronaut Bill Anders, Dec. 4, 1968.
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The Earth isn’t permanent, but it was here for four billion years before humans arrived and should be here for several billion more.
A woman raises her fist during a 2020 Black Lives Matter protest in Queens, New York.
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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the George Floyd murder, in 2020, Black social workers are finding they are alone in coping with their trauma.
Easter has its bunnies, but chocolate comes out for every holiday.
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Two food scientists, an entomologist, an anthropologist, a veterinarian and a historian walk into a bar (of chocolate) and tell bitter and sweet stories of this favorite treat.
House Zero in Austin, Texas, is a 2,000-square-foot home that was built with 3D-printed concrete.
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Not since the adoption of the steel frame has there been a development with as much potential to transform the way buildings are conceived and constructed.
Lebih dari 8.000 satelit mengorbit Bumi hari ini, menangkap gambar seperti ini, dari pantai Louisiana, Amerika Serikat.
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Pembuatan animasi time-lapse yang sebelumnya membutuhkan waktu seharian kini lebih mudah dibuat dengan gambar yang tersedia bagi publik dan peralatan daring gratis.
Over 8,000 satellites are orbiting Earth today, capturing images like this, of the Louisiana coast.
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Time-lapse animations that once took days to create are now easy to build with publicly available satellite images and free online tools.
These Georgetown University medical students used donated cadavers in their anatomy class in 2011.
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This particularly physical kind of philanthropy caught on in the mid-20th century.