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Judges used to stay out of election disputes, but this year...

Austin Sarat, Amherst College Throughout American history judges have generally tried to avoid getting involved in political questions, including litigation about elections. They followed Supreme...

Distance learning makes it harder for kids to exercise, especially in...

Katelyn Esmonde, Johns Hopkins University and Keshia Pollack Porter, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health This fall hasn’t felt much like “back to school”...

How an Alberta researcher’s discovery of hepatitis C led to the...

John Bergeron, McGill University This year, the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded to virologists Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice and...

COVID-19: examining theories for Africa’s low death rates

Kevin Marsh, University of Oxford and Moses Alobo, African Academy of Sciences As the threat of a COVID-19 pandemic emerged earlier this year, many felt...

Coronavirus: Is the cure worse than the disease? The most divisive...

<Danny Dorling, University of Oxford In 1968, at the height of the last great influenza pandemic, at least a million people worldwide died, including 100,000...

It’s time for states that grew rich from oil, gas and...

Bradley Handler, Colorado School of Mines; Matt Henry, University of Wyoming, and Morgan Bazilian, Colorado School of Mines These are very challenging times for U.S....

Why a vaccine can provide better immunity than an actual infection

Maitreyi Shivkumar, De Montfort University Two recent studies have confirmed that people previously infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can be reinfected with...

Sketchy darknet websites are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic –...

David Maimon, Georgia State University Underground markets that sell illegal commodities like drugs, counterfeit currency and fake documentation tend to flourish in times of crisis,...

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3 ways $2 trillion for infrastructure can fight inequality too

Steven Pressman, Colorado State University Imagine you have US$2 trillion to spend on patching up America’s crumbling roads, levees and other infrastructure. What would you...