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2021
June
17,
2021
| 09:51 AM America/New_York
Students at Catholic colleges and universities begin their studies with more positive attitudes toward gay, lesbian and bisexual people than their peers at evangelical colleges and universities, our survey found. ...
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June
16,
2021
| 08:41 AM America/New_York
There are healthy ways to manage body anxiety and cultivate a positive body image while reemerging from the pandemic. ...
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June
14,
2021
| 08:57 AM America/New_York
We recently reviewed 437 studies of narcissism and aggression involving a total of over 123,000 participants and found narcissism is related to a 21% increase in aggression and an 18% increase in violence. ...
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June
11,
2021
| 09:47 AM America/New_York
Sports journalists have extraordinary access that can inform fans’ understanding of the athletes and their performances, but they must do better if they are to remain relevant. ...
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May
14,
2021
| 13:57 PM America/New_York
Through interviews, surveys and conversations with farmers, we have documented how household expenses like access to health care and child care undercut investments that could increase food production across the United States. ...
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May
05,
2021
| 08:07 AM America/New_York
The United States is the only wealthy nation that doesn’t guarantee paid leave to mothers after they give birth or adopt a child. The vast majority of Americans would like to see that change. ...
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April
21,
2021
| 09:54 AM America/New_York
Ohio State law professor Ric Simmons says the guilty verdicts in the Chauvin trial are extraordinary because past incidents of police lethal use of force against unarmed civilians have generally not resulted in criminal convictions. ...
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March
26,
2021
| 10:27 AM America/New_York
At a time when the nation is weary of hearing “no, you can’t,” we believe that thinking in terms of harm reduction – offering safer but not necessarily risk-free alternatives – is crucial. ...
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February
16,
2021
| 11:03 AM America/New_York
Professor Donna Y. Ford – who has been a consultant for Black families thinking about sending their gifted children to college early – argues that public schools are holding back Black talent. ...
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February
03,
2021
| 16:37 PM America/New_York
Suspicions about Chinese researchers – ones echoing a Red Scare and fears of spying – will send home top researchers from the U.S. to build China’s capabilities. ...
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January
31,
2021
| 12:16 PM America/New_York
Reliance on fear for public health messaging now could further erode trust in public health officials and scientists at a critical juncture. ...
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January
28,
2021
| 13:23 PM America/New_York
The NRA recently announced a new “strategic plan” to restructure under bankruptcy and reincorporate in Texas. The Conversation U.S. asked two accounting scholars to answer five key questions related to the NRA’s intentions. ...
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2020
December
03,
2020
| 15:11 PM America/New_York
Young kids believe that YouTube videos are better for learning than TV shows or videos created on a researcher’s smartphone. ...
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November
28,
2020
| 09:02 AM America/New_York
Here are four tips that can help students deal better with the root causes of procrastination when it comes to online coursework. ...
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October
23,
2020
| 10:31 AM America/New_York
What really stands out when one looks back to the 1968 election and compares it with this year’s are the differences, not the similarities. ...
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October
08,
2020
| 10:23 AM America/New_York
For years, scientists have watched as glaciers around the world retreat. But our research has found that the glaciers along the edge of Greenland have retreated so much that they no longer keep the ice sheet that feeds them in balance. ...
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October
03,
2020
| 10:48 AM America/New_York
With more students having their own school-issued tablet or laptop because of the pandemic, digital educational resources are likely to remain indispensable for modern K-12 classrooms even once life gets back to normal. ...
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September
26,
2020
| 16:05 PM America/New_York
With Election Day just weeks away, many voters on both sides of the aisle are already strongly committed to one candidate and unlikely to change their minds, so campaigns are focused on winning over and turning out traditionally nonvoting blocs. Asia...
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September
14,
2020
| 10:53 AM America/New_York
Building public trust in immunizations requires more than a pledge from vaccine manufacturers, an Ohio State expert says. It will take action by Congress to create a "coronavirus social safety net." ...
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September
12,
2020
| 11:21 AM America/New_York
Although the first records of brides garbed in white reach far back into the annals of history, it only became standard fashion over the last 80 years. ...
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September
11,
2020
| 14:14 PM America/New_York
Over four years of college, students develop positive attitudes for political liberals but not conservatives, research suggests. ...
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September
09,
2020
| 14:28 PM America/New_York
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed glaring deficiencies in the U.S. manufacturing sector’s ability to provide necessary products – especially amidst a crisis. ...
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September
04,
2020
| 07:59 AM America/New_York
In this interview, Lonnie Thompson and Ellen Mosley-Thompson explain how ice cores preserve evidence of rare but impactful changes in Earth’s history often called “black swan” events, as well as smaller environmental changes and why it is necessary t...
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August
18,
2020
| 13:48 PM America/New_York
As a new school year gets underway, here are tips that teachers and families can follow to curb the problems with remote learning due to COVID-19. ...
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August
15,
2020
| 08:40 AM America/New_York
While the coronavirus hammers Mexico, some Indigenous communities in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca are finding creative ways to cope. ...
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August
08,
2020
| 10:18 AM America/New_York
Nowhere has the change in sound been more noticeable than at houses of worship. The voices of congregants praying, chanting and singing has been quietened in churches, mosques and temples. Instead, congregants have had to work in new acoustic setting...
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August
07,
2020
| 08:58 AM America/New_York
New York state Attorney General Letitia James is suing the National Rifle Association and four of its current and former officials. Brian Mittendorf, an Ohio State University accounting scholar who researches nonprofits, explains what the repercussio...
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August
01,
2020
| 08:01 AM America/New_York
Urban gun violence is an entrenched but not intractable problem, evidence shows. Since the 1990s community anti-violence initiatives – many of them run out of churches – have reduced crime locally, at least temporarily, by “interrupting” potential vi...
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July
20,
2020
| 07:19 AM America/New_York
To get the COVID-19 pandemic under control and keep it from flaring up again, contact tracing is critical, but persuading everyone who tests positive to share where they’ve been and with whom relies on trust and cooperation. ...
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July
11,
2020
| 12:25 PM America/New_York
The Amazon Prime Video series “ZeroZeroZero” shows U.S. viewers an accurate picture of the modern cocaine trade that’s rarely seen on screen.  ...
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