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Before Trump eyed Greenland: Here’s what happened last time the US...

William L. Iggiagruk Hensley, University of Alaska Anchorage Editor’s note: Reports that President Donald Trump has urged aides to look into buying Greenland make us...

Everything in Mecca gets 5 stars — and online reviews of...

Tom van Laer, University of Sydney and Elif Izberk-Bilgin, University of Michigan For the millions of Muslims preparing to gather in Saudi Arabia on Aug....

Will they ever wake up? New study on consciousness after brain...

Katharina M. Busl, University of Florida and Carolina B. Maciel, University of Florida Acute brain injury can result in significant damage and loss of consciousness,...

How the Dalai Lama is chosen and why China wants to...

Brooke Schedneck, Rhodes College The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, the spiritual leader of Tibet, is turning 84 on July 6. With his advancing age,...

Why it matters that more athletes are talking about their mental...

John Affleck, Pennsylvania State University The great basketball writer Jackie MacMullan recently stood at the front of a hotel ballroom in Tampa taking questions after...

What is the summer solstice? An astronomer explains

Stephen Schneider, University of Massachusetts Amherst The summer solstice marks the official start of summer. It brings the longest day and shortest night of the...

Ancient DNA is revealing the origins of livestock herding in Africa

Mary Prendergast, Saint Louis University – Madrid and Elizabeth Sawchuk, Stony Brook University (The State University of New York) Visitors to East Africa are often...

Why parents should think twice about tracking apps for their kids

Joel Michael Reynolds, University of Massachusetts Lowell The use of self-tracking and personal surveillance technologies has grown considerably over the last decade. There are now...

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Reggae’s sacred roots and call to protest injustice

David W. Stowe, Michigan State University July 1 is International Reggae Day – a time to celebrate the popular music of Jamaica with dance...