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Rivers can suddenly change course – scientists used 50 years of...

Vamsi Ganti, University of California Santa Barbara Throughout history, important cities around the world have flourished along river banks....

Why ‘acting locally’ is impossible in an interconnected world

Jennifer M. Bernstein, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Like many Americans, I worry about the state of the...

Surveying archaeologists across the globe reveals deeper and more widespread roots...

Ben Marwick, University of Washington; Erle C. Ellis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Lucas Stephens, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History,...

Populist alliances of ‘cowboys and Indians’ are protecting rural lands

Zoltan Grossman, Evergreen State College The sea of red on recent election maps make it look like rural areas are uniformly populated by Republicans. And...

Skilled blue-collar jobs are growing – though women aren’t getting them

Eric Hoyt, University of Massachusetts Amherst and JD Swerzenski, University of Massachusetts Amherst In the press, the phrase “blue collar” is often used as shorthand...

Amazon deforestation, already rising, may spike under Bolsonaro

Robert T. Walker, University of Florida Over the past 25 years that I have been conducting environmental research in the Amazon, I have witnessed the...

America’s graying population in 3 maps

Peter Rogerson, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York The U.S. population has changed substantially in the last half century, growing by nearly...

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Ozzy Osbourne has a type of Parkinson’s disease called Parkin: A...

Michael Okun, University of Florida For many, hearing the word “Parkinson’s” conjures an image of tremors. But Parkinson’s disease, brought about by loss of nerve...