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The maximum human life span will likely increase this century, but...

Michael Pearce, University of Washington and Adrian Raftery, University of Washington When Jeanne Calment of France died in 1997...

COVID-19: examining theories for Africa’s low death rates

Kevin Marsh, University of Oxford and Moses Alobo, African Academy of Sciences As the threat of a COVID-19 pandemic emerged earlier this year, many felt...

The US birth rate keeps declining: 4 questions answered

Marie Menke, University of Pittsburgh Over the last few decades, birth rates have decreased across the globe. The United States is no exception. Aside from a...

Counting 11 million undocumented immigrants is easier than Trump thinks

Jennifer Van Hook, Pennsylvania State University It is now clear that there will be no question about citizenship on the 2020 U.S. Census. After the Supreme...

A long fuse: ‘The Population Bomb’ is still ticking 50 years...

Derek Hoff, University of Utah “The battle to feed all of humanity is over,” Stanford biologist and ecologist Paul Erhlich declared on the first page...

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5 years after Paris: How countries’ climate policies match up to...

Morgan Bazilian, Colorado School of Mines and Dolf Gielen, Colorado School of Mines Saturday marks the fifth anniversary of the Paris climate agreement – the...