Emotions can get in the way of knowing what’s true.
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What’s true and what’s not? An expert in media literacy explains how to evaluate information.
How to soothe a crying baby? Try everything.
A professor of child development explains why it’s OK – recommended, in fact – to respond to an infant’s every cry, sob and whimper.
Gender-diverse adults have a harder time getting effective primary and preventive health care than their nontransgender counterparts.
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From primary care to cancer screening and insurance coverage, gender-diverse people still face many hurdles to getting good medical care.
For every headline about pickleball’s miraculous growth, you can also find stories about conflicts and infighting.
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Headlines about pickleball’s exploding popularity abound. But the less visible social undercurrents of an emerging sport ultimately shape its long-term future.
It a democratic duty … so just do it!
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‘I don’t like the candidates,’ ‘I don’t know enough to make a decision,’ ‘I don’t want to give this election legitimacy’ – an ethicist takes on nonvoters.
The pumpkin on the right has a fungal disease known as black rot.
Don’t let microbes and insects turn your Halloween masterpiece into a horror show before the big night.
Tooth decay can cause pain, embarrassment, missed school and more.
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Appalachia has one of the highest rates of oral health problems per person in the US.
Pertunjukan tari kerap jadi magnet turis, namun komodifikasi budaya mulai membuat warga lokal tak nyaman.
Penduduk setempat biasanya melihat turis sebagai cara untuk meningkatkan perekonomian. Tetapi pada titik tertentu, perasaan tak suka mulai muncul.
Rovers on Mars frequently come across debris – like this heat shield and spring – from their own or other missions.
Discarded pieces of landing gear, crashed spacecraft and wear and tear have produced a lot of debris that is now scattered around the Martian surface.
A tourist has makeup done ahead of Day of the Dead on Oct. 30, 2021, in Mexico City.
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Locals usually see tourists as a way to boost the economy. But at a certain point, resentment starts to build.
Fed Chair Jerome Powell indicated further hikes to come.
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The Federal Reserve hiked interest rates by an additional three-quarters of a percentage point. An economist explains what this means for the economy.
Last year’s Tour de France winner was Tadej Pogacar, in the yellow jersey here – his second consecutive Tour title.
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Three scientists explain the biology and physics of what goes into one of the world’s most grueling races, the Tour de France.
Researchers used a radio telescope in New Mexico to study a particularly interesting fast radio burst.
Astronomers studying fast radio bursts recently discovered one that repeats, has a persistent radio signal and originated in a galaxy much closer than it should have.
Cancer-causing viruses like HPV can cause cells to divide indefinitely and, in the case of Henrietta Lacks, become immortal.
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The immortal cancer cells of Henrietta Lacks revolutionized the fields of science, medicine and bioethics. And they still survive today, more than 70 years after her death.
Para pengurai di tempat kerjanya: Jamur rak memakan batang kayu yang membusuk.
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Jamur menopang kehidupan di Bumi, tetapi jauh lebih sedikit dikatalogkan dan dipahami. Tiga ilmuwan menyerukan untuk memasukkan jamur dalam strategi konservasi dan kebijakan lingkungan.
Decomposers at work: Shelf fungi feeding on a rotting log.
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Fungi underpin life on Earth, but are far less well catalogued and understood than animals and plants. Three scientists call for including fungi in conservation strategies and environmental laws.
Common hazel dispersing pollen in early spring.
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Pollen brings seasonal misery to millions of Americans, but it serves a critical purpose: fertilizing many kinds of plants, including food crops.
Render artis dari asteroid Chicxulub memasuki atmosfer bumi 66 juta tahun yang lalu, memicu peristiwa yang menyebabkan pemusnahan massal.
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Kecoak telah berada di Bumi jauh lebih lama daripada manusia dan mungkin hidup lebih lama dari kita. Berikut adalah beberapa alasannya.
Artist’s rendering of the Chicxulub asteroid entering Earth’s atmosphere 66 million years ago, triggering events that caused a mass extermination.
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Cockroaches have been on Earth far longer than humans and may outlast us. Here are a few reasons why.
Poetry can be a way for people to come together.
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Poetry can unite people when all seems lost. The Conversation US has pulled together four articles from its archives that speak on the power of poetry.