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Street vendors make cities livelier, safer and fairer – here’s why...

John Rennie Short, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Cities around the world are emerging from pandemic shutdowns and gradually allowing activities to resume. National leaders...

Group testing for coronavirus – called pooled testing – could be...

Darius Lakdawalla, University of Southern California and Erin Trish, University of Southern California Hopes for a summertime reprieve from COVID-19 have been dashed as cases...

Ethical challenges loom over decisions to resume in-person college classes

Neta C. Crawford, Boston University By early July, about 80% of U.S. campuses were planning to resume at least some in-person instruction, even as a...

How to manage plant pests and diseases in your victory garden

Matt Kasson, West Virginia University; Brian Lovett, West Virginia University, and Carolee Bull, Pennsylvania State University Home gardening is having a boom year across the...

Mexico City buried its rivers to prevent disease and unwittingly created...

Elena Delavega, University of Memphis Mexico City is a dust bowl, a polluted megalopolis where breathing is hard and newly washed clothes hung out to...

The US isn’t in a second wave of coronavirus – the...

Melissa Hawkins, American University After sustained declines in the number of COVID-19 cases over recent months, restrictions are starting to ease across the United States....

National parks – even Mount Rushmore – show that there’s more...

Jennifer Ladino, University of Idaho July 4th will be quieter than usual this year, thanks to COVID-19. Many U.S. cities are canceling fireworks displays to...

Fast food is comforting, but in low-income areas it crowds out...

Catherine Keske, University of California, Merced Many Americans take comfort in the routine of jumping into the car and grabbing a burger. They choose restaurants...

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Violence against women can be stopped if everyone is invested in...

By Tanya Abramsky, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Domestic violence against women is a global human rights and public health emergency. Recent estimates...