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Social distancing works – just ask lobsters, ants and vampire bats

Dana Hawley, Virginia Tech and Julia Buck, University of North Carolina Wilmington Social distancing to combat COVID-19 is profoundly impacting society, leaving many people wondering...

7 things public schools do besides teach kids academic basics

Samantha Keppler, University of Michigan With schools closed due to COVID-19, communities are scrambling to provide students with meals and supplies and meet other needs....

Coronavirus: Strategic National Stockpile was ready, but not for this

Andrew Lakoff, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences As the COVID-19 crisis unfolds, Americans have been hearing a lot...

National Guard joins the coronavirus response – 3 questions answered

Dwight Stirling, University of Southern California As a military organization divided into 50 distinct parts that can be commanded by either the president or state...

What happens to charitable giving when the economy falters?

Patrick Rooney, IUPUI and Jon Bergdoll, IUPUI As the new coronavirus pandemic sends the economy into a tailspin, Patrick Rooney, an economist at the Indiana...

It’s a bad idea for journalists to censor Trump – instead,...

David Cuillier, University of Arizona In times of mortal strife, humans crave information more than ever, and it’s journalists’ responsibility to deliver it. But what if...

Buyer beware: Counterfeit markets can flourish during a public health crisis

Jay Kennedy, Michigan State University Rapid acceleration of coronavirus-related infections and fatalities in countries like Italy, Spain and the United States has led to widespread...

When restaurants close, Americans lose much more than a meal

Rebecca L. Spang, Indiana University Arnold Schwarzenegger tweeted a video of himself on March 15 saying: “No more restaurants.” Seated in his palatial kitchen with...

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Fracking resolution in New York – escalation of fracking politics across...

By Christopher M. Weible, University of Colorado Denver and Tanya Heikkila, University of Colorado Denver Drilling in the Marcellus Shale, and in other unconventional oil...