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NASA astrobiologist Chris McKay studies the most extreme parts of Earth to understand how life might survive in other perts of the universe. But he’s also studying another life form living in space: humans. Miles Obrien sat down with McKay...
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A man drifts on a river in a canoe in this photograph taken by Reynolds in Pike County, Georgia. A handful of her photographs will be on exhibit at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans starting on Dec. 5. Photo courtesy of Tamara...
The opening ceremony of the 8th Global Confucius Institute Conference in Beijing on December 6, 2013. Photo courtesy of the UCL Institute of Education. WASHINGTON — China’s authoritarian government is gaining a foothold on American campuses by...
Poet and playwright Claudia Rankine reads a prose poem from her recently book, “Citizen.” The collection deals with the violent deaths of black men that have dominated the headlines over the last several years. Read the full text of the poem...
The San Francisco 49ers take on the Denver Broncos at Wembley Stadium, on Oct. 31st, 2010. Photo by Flickr user Mark Botham. For all the talk about partisan gridlock, senators from both sides of the aisle can agree on at least three things: life,...