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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....

Antibodies in the blood of COVID-19 survivors know how to beat...

Ann Sheehy, College of the Holy Cross Amid the chaos of an epidemic, those who survive a disease like COVID-19 carry within their bodies the...

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...

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...

6 things you can do to cope with boredom at a...

Erin C. Westgate, University of Florida More and more of us are staying home in an attempt to slow down the spreading coronavirus. But being...

Another housing crisis is coming – and bailouts and eviction freezes...

Roshanak Mehdipanah, University of Michigan and Gregory Sallabank, University of Michigan Millions of Americans are suddenly out of work as the financial and economic crisis...

The fashionable history of social distancing

Einav Rabinovitch-Fox, Case Western Reserve University As the world grapples with the coronavirus outbreak, “social distancing” has become a buzzword of these strange times. Instead of...

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Why students need better protection from loan fraud

Richard Fossey, University of Louisiana at Lafayette A college education can set you up for a lifetime – though it can come with a hefty...