Senegal’s Saloum Delta.
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Ecosystems thrive in places where human connections with nature go back generations.
Why have women lagged behind in finance, while their numbers grow in other professions?
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Many factors influence women’s underrepresentation in investment careers. One that isn’t often discussed: their concerns about ethics.
A Bohemian waxwing eating mountain ash berries.
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Forests around the world will need to shift their ranges to adapt to climate change. But many trees and plants rely on animals to spread their seeds widely, and those partners are declining.
Health and well-being come in many forms, including finding solitude and connection with nature.
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The new year is a perfect time to adopt new health habits and routines. These four scholars reflect on the ways that they overcame the pandemic blues to get fit.
Relationships among family members can be tough.
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Contrary to society’s celebrations of family togetherness, the ‘ties that bind’ often become frayed or broken.
A satellite view on the night of Dec. 15, 2021, at the same time tornadoes were reported in Iowa.
Forecasters described it as a ‘historical weather day.’ An atmospheric scientist who was at the heart of the storms explains what happened.
You never know where Uncle Sam will make an appearance.
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The iconic image may have originated with a meat supplier named Samuel Wilson. Or not.
In the U.S., people were placed into four groups for vaccine access.
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With limited vaccines available in early 2021, the CDC had to decide which people received vaccines first. With the help of a supercomputer, researchers have shown that the CDC did an excellent job.
Aging U.S. infrastructure: Rust on the underside of the Norwalk River Railroad Bridge, built in 1896 in Norwalk, Conn., and scheduled for replacement starting in 2022.
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What will the US$1.2 trillion infrastructure bill pay for? Here are some of the things it will help build, fix or remove.
The U.S. Capitol Police are making security preparations for the planned rally.
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Groups who share support for white supremacy say they are planning to return to the nation’s capital for a demonstration to support those arrested for their roles in the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Female engineers were more likely to ask for help from their female than male colleagues.
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In the male-dominated engineering industry, where women represent only about 11% of the workforce, gender influences whom individuals turn to for answers to questions.
Export garment manufacturing workers display some of the clothes they produce during a Labour Day parade in the capital Nairobi.
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The US-Africa trade pact has had a significant impact on stimulating export trade – but African countries have not realised its full potential.
Your devices can trigger symptoms similar to motion sickness.
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If you ever felt nauseous, fatigued or disoriented after using your phone or computer, you may be experiencing a condition similar to motion sickness.
After the meal, putting food away quickly is key to keeping it free from pathogens.
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‘When in doubt, throw it out’ – and more tips to make sure your festive feast won’t make you sick.
Lead in pipes can contaminate the water supply, resulting in poisoning.
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Three experts explain a few aspects of American infrastructure that desperately need investment.
Women have many more work and educational choices than previous generations, which affect their decisions about having children.
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Economic opportunities, social norms and expanding education and employment options for many women help explain why U.S. fertility has slowed in the late 20th and early 21st centuries.
Campers at the “Mosquitoes & Me” summer camp in Des Moines, Iowa, learn about mosquito science through hands-on outdoor activities.
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A hands-on approach to learning about bugs can help students from urban communities take an interest in science.
Draftees are sworn into the U.S. Army in 1940.
Questions include whether women should be compelled to register, as men are, and whether the draft and draft registration should exist at all.
Keeping what is not rightfully one’s own reveals a lack of integrity and kindness.
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Charles Schwab mistakenly transferred over $1.2 million to the account of a woman who then kept the money. Did she have a moral obligation to return it? An expert says the answer is not that simple.
Halston with the Halstonettes – a group of models who were part of his entourage – at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City in 1980.
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The subject of a new Netflix miniseries, Halston once ruled over New York’s fashion world. But the designer with a devil-may-care approach to his business dealings attempted too much, too quickly.