Research from Meta and some scientists shows no harm from social media, but other research and whistleblower testimony show otherwise. Seemingly contradictory, both can be right.
Biden ordered the release of 50 million barrels of crude oil to tamp down rising gas prices, the largest drawdown in the reserve’s history.
Could it be that girls aren’t pursuing jobs in computer science and engineering because society has told them that’s not what they want to do? Three scholars weigh in.
Salmon migrate thousands of miles from inland streams to the ocean and back. The newly enacted infrastructure bill includes funding to help salmon and other wild species on their way.
Many of the temperatures presently being recorded in Africa, and those projected in the next decade, are already close to the limits of human survival, or “liveability”.
Pressure is mounting on Congress to take action on Facebook. Our panel of experts offers their top priorities: user control of data, banking-like oversight and resources to close the digital divide.
Asking for input is more common than letting stakeholders help set a foundation’s priorities or giving them any say where grant money flows.
Communicating scientific findings is a potential route to reach common ground and avoid political tensions in the Nile region
Punishment for crimes allows a society to express its values, but a theorist of criminal law and punishment argues it could also reinforce prejudicial stereotypes about racial and ethnic groups.
There is a common misconception that family estrangement is a particular event or outcome. Rather, it’s often based on ongoing issues.
In their quest to feel high and relax, college students who use marijuana may be setting themselves back, research consistently shows.
Research found that police officers killed more than 30,000 people from 1980 to 2018 – 17,000 more than official federal data suggests.
Plus, the health benefits of saunas and hot baths, particularly after exercise. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Scientists debate the medical benefits of booster shots. But there’s another aspect to consider: bioethics.
Although stretched thin and imperfect, health care workers do our best for everyone who needs us, regardless of the personal choices people have made.
Plus, new research into what happens in our brains when we daydream. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
‘Informal evictions’ in which landlords harass or pressure tenants out of their homes continued during the the pandemic and may have even seen an increase.
Afghanistan has vast mineral resources that have long attracted interest from outside countries, but a lack of infrastructure and political instability means they’re unlikely to aid its economy now.
Whether they’re in a classroom or online, students should be encouraged to move around. An expert on learning with technology explains why.
Not all forests respond to hotter and drier conditions in the same way.