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Earthquake forecast for Puerto Rico: Dozens more large aftershocks are likely

Richard Aster, Colorado State University Multiple strong and damaging earthquakes in southern Puerto Rico starting around Dec. 28, 2019 have killed at least one person,...

A newly designed vaccine may help stamp out remaining polio cases...

Patricia L. Foster, Indiana University Public health organizations around the world have been fighting for global eradication of polio since 1988. Through massive vaccination efforts,...

Mexican women are angry about rape, murder and government neglect –...

Luis Gómez Romero, University of Wollongong and María de la Macarena Iribarne González, University of Wollongong Wearing green bandannas and dousing police in pink glitter,...

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...

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The psychology behind why clowns creep us out

Frank T. McAndrew, Knox College For the past several months, creepy clowns have been terrorizing America, with sightings of actual clowns in at least 10...