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How childbearing varies across US women in 3 charts

Caroline Sten Hartnett, University of South Carolina Falling U.S. fertility rates have been making headlines. These reports tend to focus on a single measure: the average...

What’s behind the dramatic rise in 3-generation households?

Natasha Pilkauskas, University of Michigan In a recent study, I discovered that the number of kids living with their parents and grandparents – in what...

Is bigger really better?

Alexandra Staub, Pennsylvania State University The United States is facing a housing crisis: Affordable housing is inadequate, while luxury homes abound. Homelessness remains a persistent...

The US is stingier with child care and maternity leave than...

Joya Misra, University of Massachusetts Amherst In most American families led by couples, both parents are in the workforce. At the same time, nearly 1...

Why the daunting economics of elder care are about to get...

Patricia Smith, University of Michigan My sister Carol loves movies, but she hasn’t been out to see one in years. When she tries to watch...

Postpartum depression can affect dads – and their hormones may be...

Darby Saxbe, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Postpartum depression has become more visible as celebrity moms including Brooke...

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The hidden superpower of ‘Black Panther’: Scientist role models

Clifford Johnson, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences I’m not the first to say that the upcoming Marvel movie...