First-generation college students have less ‘college knowledge’ than students whose parents went to college.
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An expert on ‘college knowledge’ suggests strategies to boost your chances of getting into your dream school.
Theranos promised that a drop of blood could yield many health secrets.
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The FDA has chosen not to regulate lab-developed tests like the ones at the center of the Theranos trial.
As October begins, the Supreme Court opens its new term.
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The big case is about abortion, but there are other very important issues before the Supreme Court – including gun rights and government funding for religious schools.
Social media can provide ways for LGBTQ youth to learn more about, and stay connected to, their identities.
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While online communities may not fully address the isolation LGBTQ youth face in-person, they can serve as an important source of social support and a springboard for civic engagement.
A man takes a picture of a statue representing the 5,300-year-old mummy named Ötzi, discovered in the Italian Alps 30 years ago.
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When the 5,300-year-old mummy of Ötzi the Iceman was found 30 years ago, researchers found 61 tattoos on it. A scholar explains how tattoos have been a sacred part of many cultures across the world.
What type of mask is best?
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Since the coronavirus first began spreading around the globe, people have debated how effective masks are at preventing COVID-19. A year and a half in, what does the evidence show?
Sticking to your beliefs in a rapidly changing world isn’t necessarily the best choice.
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People tend to stick with their stated beliefs. But here’s how external forces like vaccine mandates can push people to do something they don’t want to do – and provide some face-saving cover.
Artist’s evidence-based depiction of the blast, which had the power of 1,000 Hiroshimas.
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New research suggests that fire from the sky in the form of a small asteroid annihilated a city near the Dead Sea 3,600 years ago.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez making a fashion statement.
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In 1950, the top 0.01% of earners paid almost 70% of their income in taxes. By 2018, the super-rich paid proportionately less than the average for all other Americans.
Astronomers have found a way to estimate the number of stars in the universe.
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Scientists have a good estimate on the staggering number of stars in the universe.