As Muslims congregate in their local mosques in communal prayer for Eid, the Women’s Mosque of America, located in Los Angeles, will provide an exclusive religious space for its female congregants.
Keeping biomedical data private is important, but so is sharing it for research. Game theory can help researchers accomplish both.
Our “Self-Reliance Index” helps organisations and governments assess how their programmes are doing in helping refugees to become self-reliant.
A series of studies shows people taking care of loved ones equate effort with love, making them feel guilty for using a product that reduces that effort.
Newer measures of poverty may do a better job of counting America’s poor, which is necessary to helping them.
Presidents form commissions to study controversial problems and recommend solutions. President Biden created one while under pressure to pack the Supreme Court. Will a commission help him politically?
Formerly incarcerated Americans face food insecurity rates double that of the general population. A 1996 law that prohibits drug felons from getting crucial benefits may be partially to blame.
A gender perspective on public health is essential to human rights and safety in crisis situations.
Adolescent girls can contribute to social change, economic growth, sustainable development and peaceful societies. They should be able to live their lives free from violence.
If history is a guide, expanding police powers to address current white nationalist threats could result in future repression of activists of color.
As the pandemic took hold in 2020, Australian dads picked up more of the domestic load, new research shows. But their sleep and anxiety suffered as a consequence.
The Mega Millions lotto pot for Jan. 15 is the second largest it’s ever been. Taxes on the lotto go to state governments, but often the money isn’t spent in quite the way it’s supposed to be.
Le vaccin contre la Covid-19 a été mis au point en un temps record. Seulement 332 jours se sont écoulés entre le séquençage du génome du virus et l’administration des premiers vaccins. Du jamais vu.
The coronavirus vaccine was developed faster than any vaccine in history. It took just 332 days from the first sequencing of the virus genome to the first vaccines given to the public.
Social media makes it easy to spread ‘fake news’.
We’re supposed to suppress feelings of envy. But what if the kind spurred by school shutdowns, frontline work and cramped apartments are worth exploring – and acting upon?
Un grupo de investigadores de la Universidad de Washington en St Louis hallaron la manera de convertir estos materiales comunes en una manera de guardar electricidad.
Can you find a FedEx store that mimics the design creativity and quality of early US post offices? What are we left with when the best parts of public life are treated like for-profit entities?
Bricks turn out to be useful for storing electricity thanks to their porousness and red pigment.
A new study has found US mums have experienced a marked drop in their works hours during the pandemic. But this is not the case for dads.