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The promise and peril of the Dominican baseball pipeline

Rob Ruck, University of Pittsburgh Latinos will comprise about 30 percent of Major League Baseball rosters on Opening Day, in large part because MLB has...

An Indian perspective on the Poland climate meeting: Not much help...

Arun Agrawal, University of Michigan The international climate change conference that concluded in Katowice, Poland on Dec. 15 had limited ambitions and expectations – especially...

Spending too much time on your phone? Behavioral science has an...

Ashley Whillans, Harvard Business School We’re squandering increasing amounts of time distracted by our phones. And that’s taking a serious toll on our mental and...

How where you’re born influences the person you become

Samuel Putnam, Bowdoin College and Masha A. Gartstein, Washington State University As early as the fifth century, the Greek philosopher Thucydides contrasted the self-control and...

A perfect storm of factors is making wildfires bigger and more...

Cassandra Moseley, University of Oregon Hopes for fewer large wildfires in 2018, after last year’s disastrous fire season, are rapidly disappearing across the West. Six...

Spiraling wildfire fighting costs are largely beyond the Forest Service’s control

Cassandra Moseley, University of Oregon Just six months after the devastating Thomas Fire – the largest blaze in California’s history – was fully contained, the...

Support for the Endangered Species Act remains high as Trump administration...

Jeremy T. Bruskotter, The Ohio State University; John A Vucetich, Michigan Technological University, and Ramiro Berardo, The Ohio State University The Endangered Species Act, or...

All wildfires are not alike, but the US is fighting them...

Stephen Pyne, Arizona State University So far, the 2018 fire season has produced a handful of big fires in California, Nevada, New Mexico and Colorado;...

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This trait could be key to a lasting romance

Toni Antonucci, University of Michigan; Kristine J. Ajrouch, University of Michigan, and Noah J. Webster, University of Michigan Passion and commitment are widely believed to...