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Watch more TV to understand the backlash against the women in the running for vice president

  • Written by Karrin Vasby Anderson, Professor of Communication Studies, Colorado State University
imagePresident Allison Taylor of '24' ends up being exposed as Machiavellian.20th Century Fox

Joe Biden’s promise to name a woman running mate has prompted familiar debates about gender and power.

Are these potential vice presidents supposed to be presidential lackeys or understudies to the leader of the free world? Should they actively seek the...

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¿Por qué algunos estadounidenses parecen más 'estadounidenses' que otros?

  • Written by Katherine Kinzler, Professor of Psychology, University of Chicago
imageLas nobles nociones igualitarias sobre la ciudadanía no siempre se sostienenAP Photo/Charlie Neibergall

En Estados Unidos y en muchos otros países, la nacionalidad se define por un conjunto de parámetros legales. Puede implicar el lugar de nacimiento, la ciudadanía de los padres o una serie de procedimientos...

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Controversias en la investigación del coronavirus muestran que la ciencia está funcionando como debería

  • Written by Mark R. O'Brian, Professor and Chair of Biochemistry, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
imageUn paper de alto perfil sobre los riesgos del medicamento antimalárico hidroxicloriquina fue retirado en junio.AP Photo/John Locher,

Varios artículos de alto perfil sobre la investigación de COVID-19 han sido criticados por personas de la comunidad científica en los últimas meses.

Dos artículos que abordan...

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How COVID-19 might increase risk of memory loss and cognitive decline

  • Written by Natalie C. Tronson, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan
imageMore and more studies are revealing the cognitive effects of COVID-19.Amornrat Phuchom / Getty Images

Of all frightening ways that the SARS-COV-2 virus affects the body, one of the more insidious is the effect of COVID-19 on the brain.

It is now clear that many patients suffering from COVID-19 exhibit neurological symptoms, from loss of smell, to...

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Lost your job due to coronavirus? Artificial intelligence could be your best friend in finding a new one

  • Written by Stewart Black, Professor of Management Practice in Global Leadership and Strategy, INSEAD
image Some places are still hiring.AP Photo/Lynne Sladky

Millions of Americans are unemployed and looking for work. Hiring continues, but there’s far more demand for jobs than supply.

As scholars of human resources and management, we believe artificial intelligence could be a boon for job seekers who need an edge in a tight labor market like...

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Why New York is suing the NRA: 4 questions answered

  • Written by Brian Mittendorf, Fisher Designated Professor of Accounting, The Ohio State University
imageThe suit alleges improprieties by Wayne LaPierre and other current and former NRA officials. Scott Olson/Getty Images

Editor’s note: New York state Attorney General Letitia James is suing the National Rifle Association and four of its current and former officials. Brian Mittendorf, an Ohio State University accounting scholar who researches...

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Brag and name drop: How to project credibility as workplace meetings move online

  • Written by Lisa Leopold, Associate Professor of English Language Studies, The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, Middlebury
imageAmid the global work-from-home phenomenon, what a presenter says carries more weight than ever.Getty Images

COVID-19 has altered nearly every aspect of American life, including the workplace. For millions of Americans, the kitchen or the living room now doubles as the office and conference room.

This workspace shift, likely to last long past the...

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Ocean warming threatens coral reefs and soon could make it harder to restore them

  • Written by Shawna Foo, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Arizona State University
imageClimate-driven ocean warming threatens healthy coral reefs, like this one in Hawaii.Shawna Foo, CC BY-NDimageCC BY-ND

Anyone who’s tending a garden right now knows what extreme heat can do to plants. Heat is also a concern for an important form of underwater gardening: growing corals and “outplanting,” or transplanting them to restore...

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Wearable fitness devices deliver early warning of possible COVID-19 infection

  • Written by Albert H. Titus, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
imageFitness information from wearable devices can reveal when the body is fighting an infection.Nico De Pasquale Photography/Stone via Getty Images

The difficulty many people have getting tested for SARS-CoV-2 and delays in receiving test results make early warning of possible COVID-19 infections all the more important, and data from wearable health...

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8 simple strategies to fuel your body during a pandemic

  • Written by Julie Lee, Registered Dietitian, Binghamton University, State University of New York
imageFood is fuel for the human body. Photo by Merve Aydin for Unsplash

People eat for many reasons – pleasure, emotional release, boredom or to connect with others. And then there is eating during a pandemic. Whether you find yourself working from home, in quarantine or transitioning back to an office, chances are good that COVID-19 has impacted...

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  16. Pompeo's plan for a hierarchy of human rights could serve to undermine them all – including religious freedom
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  23. Yes, most workers can collect more in coronavirus unemployment than they earn – but that doesn't mean Congress should cut the $600 supplement
  24. The raging competition for medical supplies is not a game, but game theory can help
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  31. What literature can tell us about people's struggle with their faith during a pandemic
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