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When endangered species recover, humans may need to make room for...

Veronica Frans, Michigan State University Imagine discovering a sea lion in the middle of the woods, more than a mile inland from the beach. Or...

To make the US auto fleet greener, increasing fuel efficiency matters...

John DeCicco, University of Michigan President Biden has proposed ambitious goals for curbing climate change and investing in a cleaner U.S. economy. One critical sector...

The complicated legacy of the Pilgrims is finally coming to light...

Peter C. Mancall, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences The 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims’ voyage to Plymouth will...

What ‘Walden’ can tell us about social distancing and focusing on...

Robert M. Thorson, University of Connecticut Seeking to bend the coronavirus curve, governors and mayors have told millions of Americans to stay home. If you’re...

Most witches are women, because witch hunts were all about persecuting...

Bridget Marshall, University of Massachusetts Lowell “Witch hunt” – it’s a refrain used to deride everything from impeachment inquiries and sexual assault investigations to allegations...

Could a national buyback program reduce gun violence in America?

Lacey Wallace, Pennsylvania State University Americans own nearly half of the world’s guns, with approximately 120 firearms for every 100 U.S. residents. Gun control policies may...

Black bears adapt to life near humans by burning the midnight...

Kathy Zeller, University of Massachusetts Amherst Amid reports that human activities are pushing many wild species to the edge of extinction, it’s easy to miss...

Getting poorer while working harder: The ‘cliff effect’

Susan R. Crandall, University of Massachusetts Boston Forty percent of all working-age Americans sometimes struggle to pay their monthly bills. There is no place in...

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The spooky and dangerous side of black licorice

Bill Sullivan, Indiana University Black licorice may look and taste like an innocent treat, but this candy has a dark side. On Sept. 23, 2020,...