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As marijuana goes mainstream, what’s happening to the way we talk...

Frank Nuessel, University of Louisville For decades, the marijuana industry operated underground, outside the confines of the law. But even though at the federal level, possession...

How people talk now holds clues about human migration centuries ago

Nicole Creanza, Vanderbilt University and André Ché Sherriah, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus Often, you can tell where someone grew up by the...

Driverless cars might follow the rules of the road, but what...

Abdesalam Soudi, University of Pittsburgh Recently, while on my way to the University of Pittsburgh’s campus, I made a quick “Pittsburgh left” – taking a...

Languages don’t all have the same number of terms for colors...

Ted Gibson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Bevil R. Conway, National Institutes of Health People with standard vision can see millions of distinct colors. But...

Combatting stereotypes about Appalachian dialects

Kirk Hazen, West Virginia University During the 2016 presidential election, broad support for Donald Trump came from most communities in Appalachia, where he received 63...

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