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Field-based research is a core component of study for earth disciplines at the university level. It requires living away from home or campus, often in a remote or foreign area. A study released Wednesday raises unsettling questions about the safety...
Supporters of a Missouri “right to farm” ballot measure say that it will ensure farm families’ way of life, but opponents say that the bill is a smokescreen for large corporations that engage in large-scale farming and animal-...
The Obama administration scrambled Thursday to determine what brought down a passenger jet in Ukraine and whether any Americans were killed in an incident that could worsen the already tense conflict near the Ukraine-Russia border. President Barack...
Coral reefs are living, breathing animals. The reefs provide shelter and habitat for other fish and plants, even algae which lives inside the coral. But corals are disappearing. In the Carribean, coral cover has shrunk from 60% to 5%, says...
Technological advancement, John Nye argues, has benefited the poor, reducing welfare inequality, because the price difference between TVs, for example, no longer reflects such a disparity in functionality. Flickr user Lee Jordan. Editor’s Note...
Marvel Comics announced Wednesday that African-American superhero Falcon will take over as Captain America in a new comic book series debuting in the fall. Image via Marvel Comics Marvel Comics revealed Wednesday that Sam Wilson, the African-...