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Rafael Mariano Grossi, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, points to the training facility hit by Russian artillery at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. AP Photo/Lisa Leutner

Russian troops fought for control of a nuclear power plant in Ukraine – a safety expert explains how warfare and nuclear power are a volatile combination

The world held its collective breath as Russian troops battled Ukrainian forces at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. The battle is over and no radiation escaped, but the danger is far from over.
Una estátua conmemora la hambruna en la que murieron millones de ucranianos. A statue of a girl during the Ukrainian famine, in which someone has placed wheat and flowers.

Hambruna, subyugación y desastre nuclear: cómo la experiencia soviética sembró el resentimiento de los ucranianos hacia Rusia

Ucrania, una vez conocida como el granero de Europa, sufrió una hambruna terrible bajo Stalin. Este desastre, entre otros, perjudica las relaciones modernas entre los dos países vecinos.
These charity leaders teamed up to fundraise on March 3, 2022, for refugees fleeing Ukraine. Stefan Rousseau/PA Images via Getty Images

How to responsibly donate to Ukrainian causes

Give with your head, not just your heart, advises a scholar who has studied donations made after disasters and other crises.
How many X chromosomes you have can affect your health. John M Lund Photography Inc/Digital Vision via Getty Images

The sex of your cells matters when it comes to heart disease

A one-size-fits-all approach may not be best for treating cardiovascular disease. Taking sex chromosomes into account could make for more effective and equitable care.
Single mothers are more likely than single fathers to have their debts discharged in court. Heide Benser/Getty Images

Your chances of getting rid of student loan debt depend on who you are

When researchers examined the outcomes for cases to discharge student loan debt, they found that judges are often biased against people based on their gender and other factors.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, left, shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Feb. 18, 2022. Sergei Guneyev/Sputnik/AFP via Getty Images

3 reasons Belarus is helping Russia wage war against Ukraine

Belarus’ alliance with Russia is a strategic factor in the Ukraine war. The country’s long-term dictator, Alexander Lukashenko, has indicated he will do as Russian President Vladimir Putin says.
A woman holds a blood-stained portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin at a protest at the Russian Consulate in Montreal on Feb. 25, 2022. Andrej Ivanov /AFP via Getty Images

War in Ukraine is changing energy geopolitics

Russian President Vladimir Putin has used his country’s massive energy reserves effectively for political influence. But with war in Ukraine, nations are looking for ways to cut those ties.
Los bostonianos tuvieron que cavar para librarse de casi dos pies (0,6 metros) de nieve después de que una histórica tormenta de nieve a finales de enero de 2022. Scott Eisen/Getty Images

¿Qué tiene que ver el cambio climático y las tormentas de nieve que experimenta EEUU?

Los inviernos en el Noreste de EEUU se estan calentando, pero las nevadas son cada vez más intensas. ¿Cómo se puede conciliar la racha de grandes tormentas de nieve con el calentamiento del clima?