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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...

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...

Coronavirus unemployment at nearly 15% is still shy of the record...

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University CC BY-NDThe U.S. unemployment rate jumped from 4.4% in March to a roughly 90-year high of 14.7% in April. But could...

Do wasps have a queen like bees do?

Caralyn Zehnder, University of Massachusetts Amherst Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert...

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...

How India came to love cricket, favored sport of its colonial...

Lars Dzikus, University of Tennessee and Adam Love, University of Tennessee After emphasizing that “America loves India” during the “Namaste Trump” event, President Donald Trump...

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...

Growing up in a banking desert can hurt your credit for...

Tony Cookson, University of Colorado Boulder The Research Brief is a short take on interesting academic work. The Big Idea A banking desert is an area without...

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I dig through archives to unearth hidden stories from African-American history

Jane Landers, Vanderbilt University Many years ago, as a graduate student searching in the archives of Spanish Florida, I discovered the first “underground railroad” of...