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Worsening hurricane season threatens billions of chickens

Tom Tabler, Mississippi State University CC BY-SAHurricanes can have devastating consequences for both residents and businesses in their path. And one sector that’s particularly exposed...

Up to 204,691 extra deaths in the US so far in...

Ronald D. Fricker Jr., Virginia Tech The Conversation, CC BY-NDThe number of deaths in the United States through July 2020 is 8% to 12% higher...

Almost half of US teens who date experience stalking and harassment

Emily Rothman, Boston University CC BY-NDFalling in love for the first time can be a thrill, and teen dating is important to adolescent development. But...

Ocean warming threatens coral reefs and soon could make it harder...

Shawna Foo, Arizona State University CC BY-NDAnyone who’s tending a garden right now knows what extreme heat can do to plants. Heat is also a...

Federal spending covers only 8% of public school budgets

David S. Knight, University of Washington CC BY-SAState and local tax dollars cover the bulk of U.S. public school funding. The federal government spends just under...

Millennials drive for 8% fewer trips than older generations

Tom Lyon, University of Michigan; A. Wren Montgomery, Western University, and Kim Wolske, University of Chicago CC BY-NDMillennials – typically defined as those born between...

It takes a long time to vote

Jonathan Coopersmith, Texas A&M University The Conversation, CC BY-ND“No citizen should have to wait more than 30 minutes to vote,” declared a 2014 federal...

Being convicted of a crime has thousands of consequences besides incarceration...

Cynthia A. Golembeski, Rutgers University Newark At least 77 million U.S. adults have criminal records, including nearly 7 million currently in prison or jail...

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It’s time to rethink the disrupted US food system from the...

David R. Montgomery, University of Washington; Jennifer J. Otten, University of Washington, and Sarah M. Collier, University of Washington The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic...