The Sun occasionally ejects large amounts of energy and particles into space that can smash into Earth.
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Space weather can affect satellites in a number of different ways, from frying electronics to increasing drag in the atmosphere.
Gordon Gekko of ‘Wall Street’ may be the fictional face of insider trading.
A bipartisan group of US lawmakers is pushing for a ban on active trading by members of Congress following accusations that some of their colleagues may have engaged in insider trading.
All eyes are on Fed Chair Jerome Powell as the central bank prepares to raise rates for the first time in three years.
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The US central bank said surging inflation is guiding its decision about when to lift interest rates. Two experts on financial markets explain what might happen next.
Bob Saget, top left, was affectionately called ‘America’s Dad’ for his role as Danny Tanner in the sitcom ‘Full House.’
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A contrast to the bumbling and immature fathers commonly found on sitcoms, Bob Saget’s character on ‘Full House’ reflected a shift in expectations of fatherhood that began in the late 1970s.
Putting his sights on Build Back Better?
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Senator Joe Manchin’s position on Build Back Better balances delivering for people in his state while not offending their social conservatism, writes a scholar of Appalachian politics.
Du fait de leur système immunitaire encore en cours de maturation, les enfants reçoivent des doses de vaccins adaptées.
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Obtenir la meilleure protection avec le minimum d’effets secondaires à chaque âge : voilà l’équation à résoudre pour bien doser d’un vaccin. Le niveau de maturité du système immunitaire est la clef.
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Two experts on transgender youth share how to talk about gender and support trans youth.
Many vaccine formulations are tweaked for patients of different ages.
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First CDC signed off on a COVID-19 vaccine for adults, then teens. Now US children ages 5 to 11 are officially eligible for shots. Here’s the science on why each group needs to be considered separately.
When overrused phrases reach the point of aggravation, they become cliches.
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National Cliche Day is Nov. 3. So what makes a cliche a cliche? And why do we find ourselves rolling our eyes when we hear certain ones?
The majority of fire-related deaths that occurred in 2020 took place in people’s homes.
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Last year, 3,500 Americans were killed by house fires. A former fire and explosion investigator has 10 tips to keep you and your children safe this holiday season.
Mark Zuckerberg’s public comments contradict some of the information reported by The Wall Street Journal.
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Recent reporting suggests Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg presented different versions of the company’s policies in private and public. That could draw the scrutiny of regulators.
A woman holds a phone in front of the office of NSO Group, which makes a tool that can see and hear everything a phone is used for.
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A tool made for tracking criminals and terrorists has potentially been used against politicians, dissidents and journalists. Here’s how the spyware works.
As more trans teens have come out, they’ve attracted more attention from the media and politicians.
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Some skeptics say that the growing prevalence of transgender teens is a fad. But history and some recent research show it’s not so simple.
Mysterious blasts of radio waves from across the universe called fast radio bursts are getting more attention from astronomers.
Fast radio bursts are the focus of a young and fascinating field of astronomy. Researchers just released data on more than 500 new bursts, quadrupling the total number of detected events.
Some people can still get sick after getting vaccinated for COVID-19.
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Vaccinated people can still get infected with the coronavirus. So if you have symptoms of COVID-19, getting tested can protect others and help health officials keep an eye on the virus.
Discussing violence with children can be challenging for a parent.
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Violence is a tough but necessary subject to address. Here are four articles on how to speak to your child about violence.
The pandemic has spurred many workers to contemplate their futures – and whether they ever want to return to office life.
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The pandemic exposed the contradictions and tensions at the heart of ‘creative class’ cities and jobs.
‘Untitled’ from the series ‘Imaging/Imagining.’
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Three decades after poet Frank X. Walker coined the term ‘Affrilachia,’ the region’s poets and artists continue to create work that probes the world of a people long ignored.
An insect-friendly wildflower swath at California State University, Fullerton’s arboretum.
Looking for a new gardening challenge? Turning your yard into an insect-friendly oasis could mean less work and more nature to enjoy.
Bumble’s IPO raised $2.15 billion for the women-go-first dating app.
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A finance scholar explains what an IPO is, how it works and a new way companies are going public that’s winning the hearts of WallStreetBets Redditors.