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5 reasons to make sure recess doesn’t get short shrift when...

Rebecca London, University of California, Santa Cruz and William Massey, Oregon State University Once children return to school for the first time since the coronavirus...

What is the summer solstice? An astronomer explains

Stephen Schneider, University of Massachusetts Amherst The summer solstice marks the official start of summer. It brings the longest day and shortest night of the...

Americans’ deepening financial stress will make the coronavirus a lot harder...

David Salkever, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Preventing deaths from COVID-19 depends on people who get it seeking treatment – which also allows authorities to...

You don’t need to worry about spreading the coronavirus with cash

Marilyn Roberts, University of Washington Some people worry that cash may be spreading the coronavirus. Earlier this year, both China and South Korea began sterilizing their...

Skipping standardized tests in 2020 may offer a chance to find...

James D. Kirylo, University of South Carolina The Education Department is letting states cancel standardized tests. The move is a practical one: School buildings across...

Why having fewer OSHA inspectors matters

David Weil, Brandeis University CC BY-NDIn many industries, such as construction, transportation, warehousing and health care, the workplace is dangerous. In 2018 alone, 5,250 workers...

Coronavirus unemployment at nearly 15% is still shy of the record...

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University CC BY-NDThe U.S. unemployment rate jumped from 4.4% in March to a roughly 90-year high of 14.7% in April. But could...

Why apparel brands’ efforts to police their supply chains aren’t working

Jason Judd, Cornell University and Sarosh Kuruvilla, Cornell University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea For years, apparel brands...

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‘Right to try’ laws are compassionate, but misguided

By Yoram Unguru, Johns Hopkins University On November 4, the state of Arizona will decide whether to join Colorado, Missouri, Louisiana and Michigan in passing...