The diversity of Israel’s Jewish population has been a source of tensions, but also strength, over the decades.
A central question remains unresolved in the draft treaty: Is plastic pollution basically a waste management problem, or can it be solved only with a cap on production?
A veteran of UN climate talks lays out the top themes and their sticking points, including concerns about the host country’s oil interests.
The board is supposed to stop OpenAI from veering from its mission of building technology that benefits humanity.
Industry is a leading climate polluter: Our road map shows what’s needed to cut industrial emissions in fast-growing countries.
For years, the biggest video game publishers have operated under the assumption that compelling stories and captivating characters don’t offer a good return on investment.
Both Israelis and Palestinians are accusing each other of genocide. In this episode of The Conversation Weekly podcast, we speak to a genocide expert on the legal definition of the term.
Only a small fraction of women have received any financial education at all.
Fed Chair Jerome Powell bristles at talk of managing climate change, but the damage it is doing the US economy is hard to ignore, as the latest National Climate Assessment shows.
A historian of the Middle East examines the decades-old ‘special relationship’ between Israel and the US.
When just one of the thousands of microRNAs in people go awry, it can cause diseases ranging from heart disease to cancer.
AI is exciting and scary, but it’s also a very useful tool. Here’s how AI is helping farmers shore up their bottom lines, protect the environment and boost food security.
The gentle parenting movement has exploded in popularity on social media. But is it good for kids or parents?
People with adverse experiences during childhood − whether physical, emotional or sexual abuse − had higher rates of death and hospitalization decades later from COVID-19.
Questions about food insecurity can be less straightforward than they appear.
The question of whether local declarations offering sanctuary for LGBTQIA+ people place local law above federal law depends on what the statements actually promise.
Stoicism isn’t just a set of ideas; it’s meant to be put into practice. The ancient philosophy is finding new fans through online communities.
A survey about college writing instructors’ fears and anxieties about AI demonstrates that student cheating isn’t their only concern. And in fact, many have embraced it as a teaching tool.
Innovations in AI seem to be spurring interest in what is or isn’t real, accurate and human.
Wooing those workers will be expensive and require a lot of creativity, since many of them are employed in ‘right-to-work’ states.