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Brazil fans look dejected during the 2014 FIFA World Cup semifinal match between Brazil and Germany at in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on July 8. Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images The FIFA World Cup, which ends Sunday, has been a rollercoaster ride...
Anti-immigration activists and immigration sympathizers debate during a protest outside of a U.S. Border Patrol Station on July 7 in Murrieta, California. Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images The national immigration debate has risen, Lazarus-like...
There’s nothing to rule out a genetic explanation for the success of certain societies, economic historian Gregory Clark told Paul Solman in 2007. Photo by Flickr user kimitobo. Editor’s Note: On Making Sen$e this week, we’ve been publishing...
A new study indicates that malnutrition during pregnancy can affect the sperm of male offspring. Photo by Geoff Manasse via Getty Images Underfeeding a pregnant mouse can cause changes in the sperm of her male offspring, possibly affecting the...