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Modern tomatoes are very different from their wild ancestors – and...

Hamid Razifard, University of Massachusetts Amherst and Ana Caicedo, University of Massachusetts Amherst The Research Brief is a short take on interesting academic work. The Big...

Mormons in Mexico: A brief history of polygamy, cartel violence and...

Rebecca Janzen, University of South Carolina Nine members of a prominent Mormon family in northern Mexico, all women and children, were gunned down on Nov....

Day of the Dead: From Aztec goddess worship to modern Mexican...

Kirby Farah, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Day of the Dead might sound like a solemn affair, but...

High-value opportunities exist to restore tropical rainforests around the world –...

Robin Chazdon, University of Connecticut The green belt of tropical rainforests that covers equatorial regions of the Americas, Africa, Indonesia and Southeast Asia is turning...

The secret Latin American history of the Kentucky Derby

E. Gabrielle Kuenzli, University of South Carolina This Triple Crown season, which opens on May 4 with the Kentucky Derby, horses with Latin American bloodlines...

We train Colombian woolly monkeys to be wild again – and...

Mónica Alejandra Ramírez, Universidad de los Andes ; Manuel Lequerica Tamara, University of Sydney, and Pablo Stevenson, Universidad de los Andes Colombia’s Andes Mountains...

Trump sees opportunity in Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis as midterms approach

Marco Aponte-Moreno, St Mary's College of California President Donald Trump has spoken forcefully about the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, calling it a “human tragedy”...

Argentina bets 60 percent interest rates – and $50B international bailout...

Robert H. Scott III, Monmouth University and Kenneth Mitchell, Monmouth University An economy in recession. Pesos fleeing the country. The worst drought in decades. The...

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