Sports researchers learned that conservative political leanings among state legislators lead to biases against transgender athletes among voters.
By disguising her name, Alcott could publish in less prestigious venues without worrying about tarnishing her literary reputation.
What’s in a name? A lot, if you’re an Audubon’s Oriole or a Townsend’s Solitaire.
The agreement still leaves many unanswered questions, as well as concerns from vulnerable countries about who will qualify, who pays and who is in charge.
Research shows that focusing strictly on weight loss is not only ineffective in the long term, it can even be harmful and counterproductive.
Disinformation campaigns often use a set of rhetorical devices that you can learn to spot, like conspiracy narratives, good versus evil framing, and revealed secrets.
Scientists analyzing isotope ratios have found that many of the elements that make up life could be left over from Earth’s formation.
Translation involves more than just transferring words from one language to another. Better translations of study materials can improve both the diversity of study participants and research results.
Your car’s safety technology takes you into account. But a lot of that technology helps car companies collect data about you. Researchers are working on closing the gap between safety and privacy.
It’s hard to overestimate the role Henry Kissinger played in Chile. A former Chilean diplomat describes the mark that the powerful statesman made in his country and elsewhere in the Global South.
The first female justice on the Supreme Court was also the last justice to have served as an elected official. And her contributions to the court reflected her political experience and pragmatism.
Republican Sen. Tommy Tuberville of Alabama had used a long-standing Senate practice to block military promotions.
Electroconvulsive therapy often evokes inaccurate images of seizing bodies and smoking ears. Better understanding of how it reduces depression symptoms can illuminate new ways to treat mental illness.
An intellectually humble person may have strong commitments to various beliefs − but balanced with an openness to the likelihood that others, too, may have valuable insights, ideas and evidence.
For a project on identifying lead water pipes in homes, outreach through partner groups produced a more representative set of volunteers.
New research provides evidence for the first time that the primary chemical in Roundup is reaching people in nearby homes, and it isn’t just from the food they eat.
The author of a new book on affirmative action in higher education discusses how colleges might still be able to become more diverse now that affirmative action has been banned.
South of Cape Cod, fiddler crabs and marsh grass have long had a mutually beneficial relationship. It’s a different story in the North, where the harms can ricochet through ecosystems.
Assimilation no doubt played a role in making Hanukkah the commercialized holiday it is today. But other factors shaped the modern festival, too, a scholar of Jewish studies and gender explains.
How many years you reuse a fake holiday tree matters. So does what happens to a live tree when you’ve packed up the ornaments.