Thanks to the high prices they command, avocados are sometimes referred to as ‘green gold.’
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The recent US ban on avocado imports from Mexico underscores the risks of being so heavily reliant on a product that comes from one region in one country that’s rife with violence and corruption.
El ciervo de cola blanca es una de las pocas especies silvestres en las que los científicos han detectado infección por el coronavirus, al menos hasta ahora.
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Los científicos han realizado numerosas pruebas en animales cautivos y salvajes para detectar el coronavirus desde que comenzó la pandemia. Ya sabemos que 31 especies son susceptibles de infectarse por SARS-CoV-2.
Chagos Islands, situated in the Indian Ocean, halfway between Africa and Indonesia.
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In the early 1960s, British and American diplomats conspired to establish a military base on Diego Garcia, the largest atoll of the Chagos Archipelago.
Almost all of the snow at the 2022 Winter Olympics came from machines.
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Innovation made the 2022 Winter Games possible in Beijing, but snowmaking has limits in a warming climate.
White-tailed deer are one of the few wild species that scientists have found to be infected with the coronavirus – at least so far.
Scientists have been testing captive and wild animals for the coronavirus since the pandemic began. Only a few wild species are known to carry the virus, but many more have been shown to be susceptible.
Joe Rogan’s ability to attract young male listeners is particularly powerful in today’s fractured media environment.
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By sidestepping partisan pigeonholing and appealing to the anti-establishment impulses of young men, Rogan has brought together an audience that advertisers have long coveted.
Gender norms can affect every aspect of a person’s life, including their health.
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Some countries report higher rates of COVID-19 cases and deaths among men. This might be due to underreporting among women with limited health access.
Not all masks offer the same level of protection for you and those around you.
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The CDC’s updated mask guidelines say that cloth masks offer the least protection from COVID-19. Differences in the materials masks are made from and the ways they fit are the reason.
Protests around the world aim to end human trafficking.
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As schools across the US begin to teach students and staff how to prevent human trafficking, a scholar explains five key elements of anti-trafficking education.
Jurnalisme opini dapat membuat orang gusar – atau dapat menyatukan mereka.
Halaman depan harusnya menjadi balai warga, tempat pembaca berdiskusi dan berdebat atas isu penting bagi komunitas dan sekitarnya.
Fruitcakes are known for their legendary shelf life.
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The polarizing dessert that people love to hate became a Christmas mainstay thanks, in part, to the U.S. Postal Service.
Like much else, scientific labs have been shut down by the pandemic.
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Supply chain issues, emergency science, social distancing requirements and a lot more free time offered both challenges and opportunities for research scientists.
Many national parks offer lecture series, nature walks and hands-on science projects for the public.
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Want to observe native bees? Or seek out invasive species? There are many ways to get hands-on science learning. An expert on adult STEM education suggests four places to start.
How much of your life is archived on Facebook?
Many people are feeling the urge to quit Facebook. It’s not hard to do, technically speaking. It’s a good idea, however, to pause first and look back on your digital memories.
Kekeringan menghambat ekspansi Kekaisaran Ottoman pada abad ke-16.
Kekeringan telah menjadi ancaman besar selama berabad-abad – memicu konflik dan migrasi sejak masa Kekaisaran Ottoman hingga Suriah di masa kini.
Some institutions publish information about their mishaps, while others do not.
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A centralized reporting system for laboratory incidents involving dangerous pathogens in biological research does not exist in the US or internationally.
Indigenous Peoples Day is celebrated in many states across the U.S.
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A growing number of states are recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day on what has traditionally been Columbus Day. An education scholar weighs in on what this means for America’s schools.
The Earth’s weather and climate interactions form one of the most complex systems imaginable.
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Modern climate and weather models can predict what the weather will be next week and what the climate may be in 100 years. They would not exist without Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi.
In August 2021, comedian Greg Gutfeld’s weeknight talk show ‘Gutfeld!’ became the highest-rated late-night talk show in the U.S.
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Critics have long pooh-poohed conservative comics. But in today’s fragmented media environment, right-wing comedy has become both a moneymaker and a force in politics.
El vecindario de Manayunk en Philadelphia fue inundado por los restos del huracán Ida.
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Aumenta la evidencia de que, a medida que el clima se calienta, la cantidad de precipitación de las fuertes tormentas está aumentando, especialmente en el centro y este de Estados Unidos.