One of the recent shifts in podcasting has been the introduction of paywalls and exclusive content.
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By implementing paywalls, making exclusive content deals and incorporating ad tech, big media companies have reshaped what was once an entirely free and open ecosystem.
An artist’s concept of an astronaut walking on Mars. But what would happen if the astronaut weren’t wearing a space helmet?
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Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and one of our closest neighbors in space. But it’s not a very welcoming place for an Earthling to visit.
Millicent Brown, left, was one of the first two Black students to integrate a South Carolina public school, in September 1963.
The Brown v. Board of Education case, which resulted in the Supreme Court outlawing school segregation, originally started in Clarendon County, South Carolina.
When trees burn, all the carbon they have stored goes back into the atmosphere.
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More carbon dioxide in the air doesn’t necessarily mean more growth for trees, and the increasing risk of wildfires and drought has major consequences, as an interactive map shows.
Anxiety is the most common mental health problem affecting U.S. children.
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Up to 20% of US children have an anxiety disorder, and many suffer in silence.
Court-ordered desegregation has happened in the U.S. as recently as 2015, when a federal judge issued a desegregation order to the Cleveland, Miss., school district.
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Though the 1954 Brown v. Board ruling required the integration of public education, US schools remain separated by race.
Harvesting soybeans in Mato Grosso, Brazil. Brazil exports soybeans and uses them domestically to make animal feed and biodiesel.
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A new study finds that by 2030, less than one-third of the world’s major crop harvests will go directly to feed people.
This image shows Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.
Sagittarius A* is a massive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. Now that astronomers have imaged it, they can begin to learn more about black holes within other galaxies across the universe.
Debate about abortion is often a debate about rights – but whose?
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The definition of personhood is a key and contested philosophical issue that has made legalized abortion such a longstanding controversy.
Most women helped by these charities are in their 20s.
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These nonprofits help with abortion access, but on average they don’t cover all costs, researchers have found.
Brainstorming in a group can be challenging – but it can yield unique, innovative results.
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With companies encouraging greater teamwork, an expert outlines how to innovate effectively and problem solve as a group.
Thanks to a recent surge in interest in adult ADHD, researchers are learning more about how ADHD affects the lives of those who have it – and how to treat it.
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Two ADHD researchers discuss advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of adult ADHD.
A boat carrying migrants was stranded off the coast of Morocco before it was rescued by a Spanish ship in September 2018.
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Italian aid workers charged with helping migrants travel through the country were acquitted in May 2022. But migrants are often not well received in Europe, despite a welcome of Ukrainian refugees.
The white ‘bathtub ring’ around Lake Mead, shown on Jan. 11, 2022, is roughly 160 feet high and reflects falling water levels.
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The Colorado River provides water and electricity to 40 million people in the western US, but falling water levels threaten both of those resources.
After great popularity, the idea of power poses came under fire.
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For a while it was all the rage to adopt Wonder Woman’s famous stance and other body positions that allegedly pumped up your confidence – until more studies of the phenomenon failed to find the connection.