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Views on Inequality, Prejudice and ‘Linked Fate’ Influence Voter Behavior A significant number of Florida voters worry racism and bigotry are on the rise in the U.S., a factor that could impact their voting behavior, according to research by Florida Atlantic University and Mainstreet Research. In a recent poll taken on April 13 and 14, […]

The following article is adapted from a press release issued by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) Laboratory, in collaboration with the LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration. LIGO is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and operated by Caltech and MIT, which conceived and built the project. On Wednesday, the LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA (LVK) collaboration began a new […]

Ron DeSantis, the governor of Florida, is running for president of the United States on a record of anti-diversity, pro-censorship, white nationalist measures. He has targeted education, LGBTQ rights and access to health care, and should he prevail, his anti-science candidacy stands to harm millions of Americans.

Hosting Florida’s governor, Ron DeSantis, in a Twitter audio event on Wednesday to announce his presidential run was supposed to be a triumphant moment for Elon Musk, the owner of Twitter. Instead, the event began with more than 20 minutes . . .

Topline Although AI has become popular in recent months for its ability to perform advanced tasks and make life easier, there’s also increasing concern it can be used negatively, creating racial biases in the fields of healthcare, law enforcement and big tech. A white person and Black holding hands. Getty Images Key Facts Joy Buolamwini, […]

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We’re not crying, you’re crying!Never Forget Known as some of the animal kingdom’s most complex social creatures, elephants in captivity appear to enjoy their interactions with humans — and a new study suggests that zoo visitors seem to breathe new life into them. The study,

Maybe it’s a happy couple, toes in the sand, on a Grecian beach vacation. Or that family who always seem to be hiking together, no one ever complaining about the hot sun and how long it’s going to take to get back to the car. Maybe it’s even that perfect meal, expertly plated on a […]

Stephen Hampton has been watching birds for more than 50 years, and for almost all of that time, he thought nothing of names like Townsend’s warbler or Anna’s hummingbird: “They were just the names in the bird book that you grow up with,” he told me. Then, a few years ago, Hampton realized how Scott’s […]

How schools seek to overcome pandemic-related mental health challenges and the broad impact of long-standing inequities. I n a classroom on Chicago’s West Side one morning last November, Teresa Przybyslawski sat side by side with a soft-spoken sixth grader. She read a script off her computer screen while he peered at his own tablet. “On […]

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