Scientists studied the fossilized bones of giant beavers to understand what they ate and whether the species could keep up with environmental change.
By Nathan Case, The Conversation
As the Earth's magnetic north pole heads towards Siberia, concerns have been raised that the northern lights could move with it.
By Charise Cheney, The Conversation
While the Brown vs. Board of Education case is often celebrated for ordering school desegregation, history shows many black people in the city where the case began opposed integrated schools.
By Fiona Greenland, James Marrone, Oya Topçuoğlu, Tasha Vorderstrasse, The Conversation
Looted artifacts are believed to be a significant source of income for the Islamic State, but it is difficult to apply a dollar value to historic sites. Now, a paper in the International Journal of Cultural Property offers the first…
By Jill Johnston, The Conversation
Outdated regulations for lead have failed to protect children’s health.
By Roberta K. Timothy, The Conversation
As we celebrate moms this Mother’s Day, let's remember that maternal health is a right that many do not enjoy.
By Scott T. Allison, The Conversation
Psychology researchers are interested in what makes a hero. Turns out many mothers tick off those same boxes by fulfilling a range of needs for their offspring.
By Christine Adams-Hosking, The Conversation
Koalas are facing serious threats in the wild.
By Philip Hackney, The Conversation
The law is clear that the IRS must turn over Trump’s returns to the House Ways and Means Committee. But there’s the law, and there’s political reality.
By E. Gabrielle Kuenzli, The Conversation
That two top Derby contenders have their roots in Latin America is no surprise for those who study, as I do, the history of the sport. Many past Kentucky Derby champions hailed from the region – as have their trainers, owners…
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