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Coping with Western wildfires: 5 essential reads

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation Intense wildfires are raging in California, Oregon and Washington state, spurring mass evacuations and leaving charred towns in their wake. A...

As collective memory fades, so will our ability to prepare for...

Sean Donahue, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Just below the Japanese village of Aneyoshi, there’s a stone carved...

A company’s good deeds can make consumers think its products are...

Valerie Good, Michigan State University The Research Brief is a short take on interesting academic work. The big idea Companies like to highlight when they do good...

In fire-prone California, many residents can’t afford wildfire insurance

Gireesh Shrimali, Stanford University California’s relatively quiet 2019 fire season ended in October. Just days after Pacific Gas & Electric cut power to half a...

Why are Atlantic and Gulf coast property owners building back bigger...

Eli Lazarus, University of Southampton and Evan B. Goldstein, University of North Carolina – Greensboro U.S. coastal counties are densely populated and extensively developed. They...

Machine learning and big data know it wasn’t you who just...

Jungwoo Ryoo, Pennsylvania State University You’re sitting at home minding your own business when you get a call from your credit card’s fraud detection unit...

Stock investors on higher floors take more risks – here’s why

Sina Esteky, Miami University Stocks have been on a bumpy ride lately as concerns over a trade war prompt investors to rethink their appetite for...

How to deal with life’s risks more rationally

Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University The world is an uncertain and risky place. The news constantly bombards us with scary situations from school...

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New York gets serious about traffic with the first citywide US...

John Rennie Short, University of Maryland, Baltimore County After years of debate, New York state has adopted congestion pricing to deal with traffic problems in...