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Harriet Tubman: Biden revives plan to put a Black woman of...

Robert Gudmestad, Colorado State University The Biden administration has revived a plan to put Harriet Tubman on the US$20 bill after Donald Trump’s Treasury secretary...

As states weigh human lives versus the economy, history suggests the...

Peter C. Mancall, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Policymakers are beginning to decide how to reopen the American...

Who’s smoking now, and why it matters

Kenneth E. Warner, University of Michigan Suppose you were told that there is something responsible for nearly 1 of every 5 deaths of Americans, and...

Reclaiming lost calories: Tweaking photosynthesis boosts crop yields

Amanda Cavanagh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign What if your ability to feed yourself was dependent on a process that made a mistake 20 percent...

Does Monsanto’s Roundup cause cancer? Trial highlights the difficulty of proving...

Richard G. "Bugs" Stevens, University of Connecticut Does glyphosate, the active ingredient in the widely used weedkiller Roundup, cause non-Hodgkin lymphoma? This question is at...

Helping plants remove natural toxins could boost crop yields by 47...

Paul South, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Can you imagine the entire population of the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, the United Kingdom and France...

Warnings on US cigarette packs not as effective as those in...

Yoojin Cho, University of South Carolina Cigarette smoke contains more than 9,000 chemicals, including more than 60 carcinogens. According to the U.S. Food and Drug...

Tobacco Settlement Funds Sprinklers, Golf Carts and a Grease Trap

by Cezary Podkul ProPublica, Oct. 24, 2014, 10:48 a.m. A central tenet of government finance is that money borrowed over the long term should be...

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California’s Proposition 47: softer on crime

By Barry Krisberg, University of California, Berkeley On November 4, 2014, Californians will vote on Proposition 47, the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act. The measure would...