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Sandy Hook lawsuit court victory opens crack in gun maker immunity...

Timothy D. Lytton, Georgia State University The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled on March 14 that families of the Sandy Hook Elementary mass shooting victims could...

Diets can do more than help you lose weight – they...

Adrienne Rose Bitar, Cornell University Fad diets have long been brushed off as selfish, superficial quests to lose weight. But if you study the actual content...

A Danish word the world needs to combat stress: Pyt

Marie Helweg-Larsen, Dickinson College Danes are some of the happiest people in the world, and they also happen to have a lot of cool words...

The soaring cost of US child care, in 5 charts

Heidi Steinour, University of South Florida The cost of having children in the U.S. has climbed exponentially since the 1960s. So it’s no wonder the...

Why the Davos elites are still relevant

Christopher Michaelson, University of St. Thomas Has Davos lost its mojo? After U.S. President Donald Trump, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and other world leaders nixed...

Women are better than men at the free throw line

Larry M. Silverberg, North Carolina State University As basketball season comes into full swing, consider another competition – the one between the blue and pink...

How childbearing varies across US women in 3 charts

Caroline Sten Hartnett, University of South Carolina Falling U.S. fertility rates have been making headlines. These reports tend to focus on a single measure: the average...

The Trump administration wants to tighten SNAP work requirements, bypassing Congress

Lindsey Haynes-Maslow, North Carolina State University The Trump administration wants to tighten even further longstanding restrictions on who is eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...

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The IceCube observatory detects neutrino and discovers a blazar as its...

Doug Cowen, Pennsylvania State University; Azadeh Keivani, Columbia University, and Derek Fox, Pennsylvania State University About four billion years ago, when the planet Earth was...