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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...

Blue dye from red beets – chemists devise a new pigment...

Erick Leite Bastos, Universidade de São Paulo What’s your favorite color? If you answered blue, you’re in good company. Blue outranks all other color preferences...

Buildings grown by bacteria — new research is finding ways to...

Wil Srubar, University of Colorado Boulder Buildings are not unlike a human body. They have bones and skin; they breathe. Electrified, they consume energy, regulate...

EPA’s proposed ‘secret science’ rule directly threatens children’s health

Gabriel Filippelli, IUPUI The Trump administration is working to weaken U.S. environmental regulations in many areas, from water and air pollution to energy development and...

Why science needs the humanities to solve climate change

Steven D. Allison, University of California, Irvine and Tyrus Miller, University of California, Irvine Large wildfires in the Arctic and intense heat waves in Europe...

What Amazon’s decision to retrain a third of its employees means...

Scott F. Latham, University of Massachusetts Lowell Amazon’s announcement that it will invest US$700 million to retrain 100,000 employees – a third of its U.S....

Flying colors: Researcher reveals hidden world through the eyes of butterflies

Adriana Briscoe, University of California, Irvine An award-winning scientist and professor of evolutionary biology, Adriana Briscoe studies the evolution of vision in butterflies and how...

BREAKING NEWS — United States Senate confirms Keith Krach by unanimous...

Keith Krach has been confirmed by unanimous vote of the US Senate as Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment and several other...

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Should the NRA fear losing its ‘nonprofit status’?

Philip Hackney, University of Pittsburgh Oliver North sought a second term as president of the National Rifle Association. It was not to be. NRA first Vice...

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