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Misinformation-spewing cable companies come under scrutiny

Joshua Braun, University of Massachusetts Amherst Looking at political violence in the U.S., a New Jersey state legislator sent...

Tiny treetop flowers foster incredible beetle biodiversity

Caroline S. Chaboo, University of Nebraska-Lincoln The Research Brief is a short take on interesting academic work. The big idea Biologists have long known that rainforest treetops...

Peatlands keep a lot of carbon out of Earth’s atmosphere, but...

Julie Loisel, Texas A&M University Peatlands are a type of wetland where dead plant material doesn’t fully decompose because it’s too soggy. In these ecosystems,...

Five ways Black Friday shopping will be different in 2020

Amna Khan, Manchester Metropolitan University Friday November 27 marks a key date in the UK’s retail calendar as consumers head online to take advantage of...

People’s bodies now run cooler than ‘normal’ – even in the...

Michael Gurven, University of California Santa Barbara and Thomas Kraft, University of California Santa Barbara Feeling under the weather? Chances are you or your doctor...

Black Lives Matter, LGBTQ rights, Trump: The risks and rewards of...

Joshua T. Beck, University of Oregon The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Companies and CEOs are increasingly wading into...

Gold rush, mercury legacy: Small-scale mining for gold has produced long-lasting...

Jacqueline Gerson, Duke University; Austin Wadle, Duke University, and Jasmine Parham, Duke University Gold is everywhere in modern life, from jewelry to electronics to smartphones....

What Amazon, Walmart employees risk when they use the workplace for...

Elizabeth C. Tippett, University of Oregon It has somehow become sort of normal to use the workplace to protest social issues unrelated to the job...

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How St. Francis created the Nativity scene, with a miraculous event...

Vanessa Corcoran, Georgetown University Around the Christmas season, it is common to see a display of the Nativity scene: a small manger with the baby...