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Photos From the "March for Our Lives"Spurred into action after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida last month, hundreds of thousands of Americans are taking to the streets today in hundreds of coordinated protests, calling for legislators to address school safety and gun violence. More than 800 March for Our Lives events are planned across the United States and around the world. Gathered here, images from
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Can Meditation Make Us Nicer?A new study raises questions about meditation’s moral and social benefits. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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How is the gender pay gap calculated?A look at the United States gender gap in 2018 shows that no matter how it’s calculated, it’s still a problem. Read More
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Treating oily water: Efficiency exceeds requirements 10 timesWastewater cleaning technology efficiently cleans water from oil products leaving it virtually pollution-free (the concentration of oil discharge in treated water is about 0.2 mg/L). Given the efficiency, the technology is much cheaper than the alternatives currently known in the market.
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How John Bolton Views U.S. Allies and AdversariesFor someone who has spent the better part of three decades in Washington, John Bolton remains remarkably unchanged since his days in the Reagan administration. He is as strident about much of the world and its intentions as he was in the 1980s. He still rails against multilateral institutions, global treaties, and diplomacy, which, in his view does not serve U.S. interests. It is these very quali
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Did Iraq Ever Become A Just War?The week of the 15th anniversary of the Iraq War is ending. If past anniversaries are any guide, as that period closes, so will end the brief moment of reflection on the causes and consequences of the war—the mistakes that led to it and the damage that followed. All these years later, we’re still grappling with how it began, but that shouldn’t overshadow questions about how the justice of the cau
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Additional therapy after surgical removal of rare tumors may not increase survivalResults of an analysis from the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine show that additional therapy, or adjuvant therapy, delivered after surgical removal of a rare type of gastrointestinal tumor does not increase survival rates for patients.
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Biodiversity and nature's contributions continue dangerous decline, scientists warnBiodiversity -- the essential variety of life forms on Earth -- continues to decline in every region of the world, significantly reducing nature's capacity to contribute to people's well-being. This alarming trend endangers economies, livelihoods, food security and the quality of life of people everywhere, according to four landmark science reports written by more than 550 leading experts, from ov
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Calorie restriction trial in humans suggests benefits for age-related diseaseOne of the first studies to explore the effects of calorie restriction on humans showed that cutting caloric intake by 15 percent for two years slowed aging and metabolism and protected against age-related disease. The study found that calorie restriction decreased systemic oxidative stress, which has been tied to age-related neurological conditions such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, as
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Implications of access to high-quality fruits and vegetablesResearchers have shown how access to high-quality fruits and vegetables - or lack thereof - strongly influences whether healthy foods make it to a person's breakfast, lunch or dinner plate.
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To Save Whales, Maine's Iconic Lobster Industry May Have To ChangeScientists says to help whales, the ropes used to tend lobster traps must be changed or eliminated. Mainers who catch lobster for a living feel they're being singled out for an international problem. (Image credit: David L. Ryan/Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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Associations between longitudinal beverage intakes and adolescent cariesAt the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR), held in conjunction with the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR), Teresa A. Marshall, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Iowa City, presented an oral session titled 'Associations Between Longitudinal Beverage Intakes and Adolescent Caries.' The AADR/CADR Annual Meeting is
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Global CO2 Emissions Rise after Paris Climate Agreement SignedEmissions climbed in Asia and Europe, but declined in the U.S. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Trust Is a Stylish, Hollow SpectacleLast year, asked by a writer from The A.V. Club why there’s so much running in his films , the director Danny Boyle was forthright. “I like momentum,” he said. “Really, genuinely, I’m addicted to it … It defines the art form of cinema.” But it’s also one of those things that, over time, begins to feel less like a trademark and more like a tic. In Trust , the director’s new 10-episode series for F
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The Murkiness of Trump's New Transgender Military BanCapping a busy day of news, the White House Friday night issued a new directive to ban most transgender people from serving in the military. If that sounds familiar, it’s because the new document supersedes President Trump’s announcement in July that he’d prevent transgender people from serving. That statement took the Pentagon and top generals by surprise, and the various branches were not prepa
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America’s Unending TragedyLITTLETON, Colo.—Evan Todd, then a sophomore at Columbine High School, was in the library on the day 19 years ago when Eric Harris appeared in the doorway, wielding a shotgun. Harris fired in his direction. Debris, shrapnel, and buckshot hit Todd’s lower back; he fell to the ground and ducked behind a copy machine. Harris fired several more shots toward Todd’s head, splintering a desk and driving
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John Bolton and the Normalization of Fringe ConservatismJohn Bolton D. TrumpSince President Trump chose John Bolton as national-security adviser, the media has focused largely on Bolton’s calls for war with North Korea and Iran . And for good reason. But there’s another element of Bolton’s record that’s received less scrutiny but may also illuminate how he’ll approach his new role, and the compromises he may be prepared to make. In 2016, Bolton played a crucial role in F
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Eradicating poverty would dramatically reduce TB cases, study findsPreventative measures, like poverty reduction, could be just as effective in tackling the disease as drugs and vaccines Programmes to tackle poverty could be just as effective in the fight against tuberculosis as medicines and vaccines, research has found. Eradicating extreme poverty would lead to an 84% reduction in TB cases by 2035, according to a report published to coincide with World Tubercu
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The Forever Aftermath of a Mass ShootingOn Saturday, hundreds of thousands of Americans are expected to rally in Washington, D.C., and around the country in protest of gun violence and mass shootings. Mass shootings are deep in the country’s connective tissue. They leave limps, aches, sleepless nights; they inflict post-traumatic stress disorder; they are the cause of too many funerals. They fling some people across political divides,
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Our Lives Since the 2016 Pulse Shooting: Christine Leinonen's and Brandon Wolf's StoriesEditor’s Note: This is one in a series of conversations with those who have survived high-profile shootings or lost loved ones to them. The other interviews, as well as background about the series, can be found here . Christopher Leinonen was charismatic and endlessly on the move. He grew up close to his mother, Christine, an attorney, former Michigan state trooper, and marathon runner who raised
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My Life Since the 2015 Emanuel AME Church Shooting: Melvin Graham's StoryEditor’s Note: This is one in a series of conversations with those who have survived high-profile shootings or lost loved ones to them. The other interviews, as well as background about the series, can be found here . Cynthia Graham Hurd was a librarian in Charleston, South Carolina, and three years after her death, books are still being donated in her memory. Hurd was murdered at the age of 54 a
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My Life Since the 2012 Sandy Hook Shooting: Sarah Clements’s StoryEditor’s Note: This is one in a series of conversations with those who have survived high-profile shootings or lost loved ones to them. The other interviews, as well as background about the series, can be found here . On December 14, 2012, a gunman entered Sandy Hook Elementary and turned left, toward the main office and first-grade classrooms; had he turned right, he almost immediately would hav
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My Life Since the 2012 Sandy Hook Shooting: Alissa Parker's StoryEditor’s Note: This is one in a series of conversations with those who have survived high-profile shootings or lost loved ones to them. The other interviews, as well as background about the series, can be found here . When Alissa Parker sees a school, one of the first things she thinks about is whether it’s safe enough. That’s been the case ever since her daughter Emilie was murdered at Sandy Hoo
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My Life Since the 2012 Sandy Hook Shooting: Scarlett Lewis's StoryEditor’s Note: This is one in a series of conversations with those who have survived high-profile shootings or lost loved ones to them. The other interviews, as well as background about the series, can be found here . After Scarlett Lewis lost her 6-year-old son Jesse in the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting of 2012, she turned immediately to researching the root causes of the sort of violence that
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My Life Since the 2012 Sikh Temple Shooting: Pardeep Singh Kaleka's StoryEditor’s Note: This is one in a series of conversations with those who have survived high-profile shootings or lost loved ones to them. The other interviews, as well as background about the series, can be found here . On August 5, 2012, a white supremacist killed six worshippers in the Sikh temple of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, including Satwant Singh Kaleka, the temple’s president. Satwant’s son, Pard
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My Life Since the 2007 Virginia Tech Shooting: Lisa Hamp's StoryEditor’s Note: This is one in a series of conversations with those who have survived high-profile shootings or lost loved ones to them. The other interviews, as well as background about the series, can be found here . Lisa Hamp was in a computer class at Virginia Tech on April 16, 2007. She survived the shooting that left 33 people dead, including the perpetrator. But emotionally, she wasn’t unsc
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My Life Since the 1999 Columbine Shooting: Heather Martin's StoryEditor’s Note: This is one in a series of conversations with those who have survived high-profile shootings or lost loved ones to them. The other interviews, as well as background about the series, can be found here . Heather Martin was a senior at Columbine High School in Colorado when a mass shooting there in 1999 left 15 people dead, including both perpetrators, and over 20 others injured. The
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My Life Since the 1992 Simon's Rock ShootingEditor’s Note: This is one in a series of conversations with those who have survived high-profile shootings or lost loved ones to them. The other interviews, as well as background about the series, can be found here . Updated at 1:38 p.m. ET on March 24, 2018 In 1992, when a shooter murdered a student and a professor at Bard College at Simon’s Rock, in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, mass gun vi
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Elon Musk Deletes Facebook Pages for SpaceX and TeslaSpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk has joined the #deletefacebook movement. He's deleted the Facebook pages for both SpaceX and Tesla.
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Mount Etna is 'sliding towards the sea'Measurements show the entire bulk of Europe's most active volcano is edging eastwards, Scientists say.
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How effective are earthquake early warning systems?A new study investigates how early a warning can be issued for major earthquakes.
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Ravens Crow with Individual FlairRavens produce different types of calls depending on their age and sex—which might help ravens size up other individuals. Jason G. Goldman reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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