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A new way to pick the best school for your child

An education researcher explains how most school rating websites lack a key piece of information about school performance.

Much of the cost of dementia care in aging Native American...

A clearer understanding of the true treatment costs of dementia for American Indian and Alaska Native adults could help health services...


Brains are bad at big numbers, making it impossible to...

The brain can count small numbers or compare large ones. But it struggles to understand the value of a single large number. This fact...

Behind the crypto hype is an ideology of social change

Many people promoting cryptocurrencies are looking for something bigger than the future of financial transactions. They’re aiming...

Criminal justice algorithms: Being race-neutral doesn’t...

A cornerstone of the First Step Act, passed with bipartisan support, is the PATTERN risk-assessment tool.

'Laugh right in its face' – a poet reflects on her craft's...

In the middle of a brutal war, poetry asserts its value, challenging the darkness and inhumanity.

Transgender women are finding some respect in India, but...

A sociologist explains that the ability to claim transgender identities in India may appear progressive, but this can further marginalize...

Afghan evacuees lack a clear path for resettlement in the...

The U.S. has promised to take in 100,000 Ukrainian refugees. But there is concern that this could further complicate efforts to welcome...

Transgender people of color face unique challenges as gender...

Being both trans and a person of color comes with a unique set of challenges. Collectively working toward overcoming these barriers...

Sri Lanka teeters on economic edge, from pandemic-fueled...

Sri Lanka was already experiencing a severe economic and financial crisis. Then Russia invaded Ukraine.

Can churches be protectors of public health?

Responses to COVID-19 health guidelines have been polarized, including in churches. But religious communities have a long history...

A second look at the blue-eyes, brown-eyes experiment that...

Jane Elliott wanted her white students to experience what it was like for Black students. But instead of teaching about the root causes...

Beyond NATO, new alliances could defend democracy and counter...

Existing alliances arose in the wake of World War II, when global politics were very different and today’s challenges were yet unimagined.

Transgender youth on puberty blockers and gender-affirming...

A wealth of evidence supports the protective mental health effects of gender-affirming care, despite ongoing legislation that asserts...

Putin's claims that Ukraine is committing genocide are...

Vladimir Putin has justified his invasion of Ukraine with baseless claims that Ukraine is committing genocide. It isn’t the first...

Biden nominates Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court:...

A constitutional law professor provides insight on what Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman nominated to the Supreme...