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Quarantines have tried to keep out disease for thousands of years

Leslie S. Leighton, Georgia State University The recent global spread of a deadly coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China, has led world leaders to invoke an...

Lise Meitner – the forgotten woman of nuclear physics who deserved...

Timothy J. Jorgensen, Georgetown University Nuclear fission – the physical process by which very large atoms like uranium split into pairs of smaller atoms –...

Nikola Tesla: The extraordinary life of a modern Prometheus

Richard Gunderman, Indiana University Match the following figures – Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Guglielmo Marconi, Alfred Nobel and Nikola Tesla – with these biographical facts: Spoke...

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Trump’s tax plan would weaken faith in fairness of US tax...

Gil B. Manzon Jr., Boston College President Donald Trump and GOP leaders just released a plan to significantly change the taxation of individuals and businesses...