Conflict Hurts Mali's Tourism Industry

VOA Learning English • voa
yesterday ~5 min

New Food Flavors Coming to Stores

VOA Learning English • voa
yesterday ~4 min

Louisiana set to reclassify abortion pills as controlled, dangerous substances − here’s what that means

The legislation would make it illegal to possess 2 types of abortion pills without a prescription.

Tami S. Rowen, Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Gynecologic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco • conversation
yesterday ~9 min

Depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder linked with ancient viral DNA in our genome – new research

‘Hervs’ date back hundreds of thousands of years – and play an important role in regulating genes.

Timothy Powell, Senior lecturer, King's College London • conversation
yesterday ~6 min

The surge in hydroelectric dams is driving massive biodiversity loss

Migratory fish populations are down 81% since 1970, says a new report.

Taylor Maavara, Senior independent research fellow, University of Leeds • conversation
yesterday ~6 min

Study sheds light on anglerfish’s weird mating routine

New research dives into the evolution of anglerfish with a focus on the development of their unique (and somewhat unsettling) mating routine.

Mike Cummings-Yale • futurity
yesterday ~7 min

Stuff in pomegranates can ease Alzheimer’s symptoms

A naturally occurring substance found in pomegranates, strawberries, and walnuts can alleviate Alzheimer's symptoms, a study in mice shows.

U. Copenhagen • futurity
yesterday ~4 min

Nightmares could be a sign of autoimmune disease

An increase in nightmares and hallucinations could signal the onset of autoimmune diseases, such as lupus, researchers report.

Lisa Howard-UC Davis • futurity
yesterday ~6 min

‘Stress bragging’ at work can backfire

Bragging at work about how stressed you are may can not only make you seem less competent and likeable, it can also burn out your coworkers.

Merritt Melancon-U. Georgia • futurity
yesterday ~5 min

What Philadelphians need to know about the city’s 7,000-camera surveillance system

Police can reconstruct someone’s movements for days or weeks at a time, without any court oversight.

Albert Fox Cahn, Practitioner-in-Residence, Information Law Institute, New York University • conversation
yesterday ~7 min