Chinese stars Xie Na, far right, and Huang Xiaoming, second from left, were among those reposting the ‘One China’ message.
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Chinese celebrities have become increasingly politically active on social media over the years – in part to help advance their careers.
Researchers know better ways to get accurate information from child witnesses.
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Human memory doesn’t work like a video camera, simply recording a scene as it happens. But researchers know how to help children recall information accurately.
Patagonia has always sought to limit its environmental harm.
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Yvon Chouinard, his wife and their two adult children have given the company he founded away. From now on, its profits will fund climate and conservation work.
Cash is pretty convenient.
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Paying for the stuff you want with currency is way easier than relying on chairs you made or chickens you raised.
A Canadian flag waves in the high winds in Dartmouth, N.S. on Sept. 24, 2022.
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Hurricanes don’t usually maintain high wind speeds as they make their way toward Atlantic Canada. But ocean warming may be linked to the increasing intensity of storms like Fiona.
When asked to recall the popular children’s book series ‘The Berenstain Bears,’ many people make the same error by spelling it ‘The Berenstein Bears.’
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People are puzzled when they learn they share the same false memories with others. That’s partly because they assume that what they remember and forget ought to be based only on personal experience.
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A voter and her child cast a ballot during the midterm primary elections in Virginia in June 2022.
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A record amount is being spent on political advertising in the midterm elections. But evidence shows that negative ads might work counteractively, discouraging voters from casting ballots altogether.
Pickup trucks for sale at a Michigan dealership.
Electric cars are getting a lot of PR buzz, but automakers are still promoting – and many consumers are buying – vehicles that are major gas guzzlers.
The edge of the Thwaites Glacier extends into the Amundsen Sea in western Antarctica.
If and when the Thwaites Glacier melts, it will result in nearly 0.6 metres of sea level rise, but it holds back another three metres of sea level rise lurking within the Antarctic continent. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Some of the positive photos used in the study were similar to this one – a group of smiling strangers.
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In a new study, a single infusion of the antidepressant – along with repeated exposure to positive imagery – significantly reduced symptoms in depressed patients in a clinical trial.
RT, a Russian government-operated media outlet, is just one of the players in the global information war.
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Russian government media are frequently criticized as being blatant propaganda. How do US government media measure up?
Broadly neutralizing antibodies are able to recognize multiple strains of HIV at once.
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Antiretroviral therapies for HIV, while extremely effective, need to be taken daily for life. Designing antibody treatments that need to be taken only once could improve compliance and reduce drug resistance.
Much of the South and Southern Plains faced a dangerous heat wave in July 2022, with highs well over 100 degrees for several days.
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Millions of people around the world suffered through long-lasting heat waves and deadly flash flooding in the summer of 2022. A climate scientist explains the rising risks.
Wood feeding termites (
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Termites are about to experience a significant global expansion in their prime habitat, thanks to climate change. Here’s what that means for deadwood.