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Sugars in mother’s milk help shape baby’s microbiome and ward off...

While living in a mother’s womb, cushioned by amniotic fluid and protected from the outside world, babies have only...

What is a super spreader? An infectious disease expert explains

As the emerging Wuhan coronavirus outbreak dominates the daily news, you might be wondering just how the pathogen is working its way around the...

Why fewer and fewer Americans are getting divorced

Fewer and fewer Americans are getting divorced, with the rates falling 18% between 2008 and 2016. Among American adults, there is support for divorce when...

Museum specimens could help fight the next pandemic – why preserving...

Imagine yourself as the first naturalist to stand in a place where little recorded scientific knowledge exists, like Alfred Russel Wallace in the Malay...

Could a national buyback program reduce gun violence in America?

Americans own nearly half of the world’s guns, with approximately 120 firearms for every 100 U.S. residents. Gun control policies may someday restrict new...

Political Roundup: Get ready for Prime Minister Winston Peters

Winston Peters made a mixture of colourful, grandiose, and rather ridiculous statements at the weekend that will infuriate many, and delight others....

The psychology of fairness: Why some Americans don’t believe the election...

The electoral votes have confirmed Joe Biden won the 2020 United States presidential election. The presidential electors gave Biden 306 electoral votes to President...

New federal program tackles spiraling costs of college textbooks

College students will keep more money in their pockets thanks to a new US$5 million pilot program approved as...

Cryptojacking spreads across the web

Right now, your computer might be using its memory and processor power – and your electricity – to generate...

Unlike US, Europe picks top judges with bipartisan approval to create...

Filling Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court immediately sparked a bitter partisan fight. But choosing judges for the nation’s highest court...
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