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Great White Shark Populations Are Growing, and That’s Good News Lwp Kommunikáció/Flickr

Great White Shark Populations Are Growing, and That’s Good News

Occupying the top of the marine food chain as they do, sharks are a visible sign of the how our seas are faring.
Classroom Strategy: Let Children Move Around in Class PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Classroom Strategy: Let Children Move Around in Class

Keeping kids sitting at their desks for hours during the day may be more harmful then we think. Let them stand and walk.
U.S. House Meddling With SEC to Block Disclosure of Political Contributions Flickr: www.flickr.com: DonkeyHotey

U.S. House Meddling With SEC to Block Disclosure of Political Contributions

The provision could thwart ongoing efforts by the SEC to address the practice of securities professionals making political contributions to the government officials with whom they work.
How US Gun Control Compares to the Rest of the World Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How US Gun Control Compares to the Rest of the World

The U.S. is by far the world leader in the number of guns in civilian hands.
Hate Violence and the Tragedy of the Charleston Shootings Wikimedia Commons

Hate Violence and the Tragedy of the Charleston Shootings

How we discuss prejudice and hate violence has tangible effects.
How Much Government Surveillance Will Americans Accept? Flickr.com

How Much Government Surveillance Will Americans Accept?

Public sentiment has changed since 9/11. Citizens have very little trust in governmental authorities, including the president, Congress and law enforcement agencies.
Is Academic Freedom a License to Provoke Without Consequences? Michael Levine/Civil Beat

Is Academic Freedom a License to Provoke Without Consequences?

Universities are happy to ordain and celebrate the lofty ideals of academic freedom, but they are also quick to couple them with cautionary caveats.
How Do You Measure Sea Level?

How Do You Measure Sea Level?

Sea level rise is much in the news in Hawaii and elsewhere. This University of California professor explains the basics.
Are Kids Who Bully Others at Risk of Suicide, Too? iStock

Are Kids Who Bully Others at Risk of Suicide, Too?

A study attempts to understand the links between suicide and bullying.
Rice Problem: Are We Eating Too Much Arsenic?

Rice Problem: Are We Eating Too Much Arsenic?

Rice has been shown to have high levels of arsenic but we need better tests to know more about the problem with it and other foods.