War in Syria and the refugee crisis have been the subject of a heated debate in United States politics, leading to a travel ban and drastic reduction in the number refugees to the U.S. this year. But what do we…
By Eric Oliver, Alistair Hobday, Dan Smale, Thomas Wernberg, Neil Holbrook, The Conversation
Unusually warm periods can last for weeks or months, killing off kelp forests and corals, and producing other significant impacts on marine ecosystems.
By Alvaro Toledo, The Conversation
An invasive tick originally from East Asia that bites and transmits diseases is establishing a stable population in New Jersey.
By Emily Cayton, M. Gail Jones, The Conversation
Urban and rural science teachers often lack funding for science lab materials and pay out of pocket to provide those materials for their students.
By Jill S. Greenlee for The Conversation
Women are running for office in record numbers this year. Among their many experiences, roles and identities, many are emphasizing being a mom.
By Rees Kassen, The Conversation
As a post-antibiotic future beckons, how can humanity protect itself against the proliferation of superbugs? Research suggests 'drug sanctuaries' in hospitals could be a promising solution.
By Frank LoMonte, The Conversation
The Communications Decency Act was passed in 1996, seven years before the debut of MySpace. It helped online publishing grow – and to escape consequences for the way users might be harmed.
By Sheril Kirshenbaum, Douglas Buhler, The Conversation
Affluent consumers may have more access to information about food than lower-income earners, but they are just as vulnerable to misinformation.
By Lucia Perez Diaz, The Conversation
A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya.
By Nicole L. Novak and Natalie Lira, The Conversation
In the first half of the 20th century, approximately 60,000 people were sterilized under U.S. eugenics programs. California led the nation in this effort at social engineering.
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