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Why do different countries have different electric outlet plugs?

Theodore J. Kury, University of Florida Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert...

What a smoky bar can teach us about the ‘6-foot rule’...

Byron Erath, Clarkson University; Andrea Ferro, Clarkson University; Goodarz Ahmadi, Clarkson University, and Suresh Dhaniyala, Clarkson University When people envision social distancing, they typically think...

Black and Latino essential workers experience greater safety concerns than their...

Jasmine Kerrissey, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Clare Hammonds, University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Donald T. Tomaskovic-Devey, University of Massachusetts Amherst The Research Brief is a...

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...

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...

No, Americans shouldn’t fear traveling abroad

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University As summer travel season begins, friends and relatives have asked me if it’s safe to travel outside the U.S. I understand...

I’m an economist riding a bike across America, defying what the...

Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University It’s summer, a time when many people who might have spent the winter hibernating get outside and start...

Why this generation of teens is more likely to care about...

Jean Twenge, San Diego State University When 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, it was just the latest...

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The dirt on clothes: why washing less is more sustainable

Tullia Jack, RMIT University If you’re worried about dressing ethically, chances are you think about sweatshop conditions in developing countries, unsustainable farming practices, convoluted global...