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What’s effective altruism? A philosopher explains

Jacob Bauer, University of Dayton Effective altruism is an intellectual and charitable movement that aspires to find the best...

What is involuntary manslaughter? A law professor explains the charge facing...

Peter A. Joy, Washington University in St Louis A prosecutor in New Mexico intends to charge Alec Baldwin with...

What does ESG mean? Two business scholars explain what environmental, social...

Luciana Echazú, University of New Hampshire and Diego C. Nocetti, Clarkson University Environmental, social and governance business standards and...

What is lake-effect snow? A climate scientist explains

Michael A. Rawlins, UMass Amherst It’s hard for most people to imagine more than 5 feet of snow in...

What is inflammation? Two immunologists explain how the body responds to...

Prakash Nagarkatti, University of South Carolina and Mitzi Nagarkatti, University of South Carolina When your body fights off an...

What is a wetland? An ecologist explains

Jon Sweetman, Penn State Wetlands are areas of land that are covered by water, or have flooded or waterlogged...

What’s cellulitis? A dermatologist explains

Marjorie Montanez-Wiscovich, University of Florida and Arthur Mark Samia, University of Florida Your skin usually deflects any bacteria it...

What is a heat dome? An atmospheric scientist explains the weather...

William Gallus, Iowa State University A heat dome occurs when a persistent region of high pressure traps heat over...

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Fashion production is modern slavery: Five things you can do to...

Anika Kozlowski, Ryerson University Fashion shouldn’t cost lives and it shouldn’t cost us our planet. Yet this is what is happening today. Globalization, fast fashion,...