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Webcams in nursing home rooms may deter elder abuse – but...

Clara Berridge, University of Washington and Karen Levy, Cornell University Mary Ann Papp’s daughter Lisa was worried about her 75-year-old mother. A foot infection seemed to...

Everything in Mecca gets 5 stars — and online reviews of...

Tom van Laer, University of Sydney and Elif Izberk-Bilgin, University of Michigan For the millions of Muslims preparing to gather in Saudi Arabia on Aug....

Saudi women are fighting for their freedom – and their hard-won...

Alainna Liloia, University of Arizona Saudi women will soon be allowed to obtain passports and travel without the permission of a male relative. This new regulation,...

Scammers don’t cheat because they need the money — they cheat...

Marco A. Palma, Texas A&M University Why do people cheat? When we hear that a poor person scammed others out of money, we may attribute...

How the Dalai Lama is chosen and why China wants to...

Brooke Schedneck, Rhodes College The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, the spiritual leader of Tibet, is turning 84 on July 6. With his advancing age,...

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Researchers produce opioid pain killer from genetically modified yeast with opium poppy genes James Bruce, The Open University The natural world has long been a source...