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We used drones to track the feeding habits of seabirds – new research

We used drones to track the way terns forage around offshore energy structures.

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Beer, doughnuts and a $1 million lottery – how vaccine incentives and other behavioral tools can help the US reach herd immunity

Governments and companies are using incentives in hopes of getting more Americans to get a COVID-19 shot. A behavioral economist explains how they work.

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Why I use the NRA as a case study for how nonprofits shouldn’t operate

The gun group violates four key legal and management principles, a scholar of nonprofits explains.

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‘What’s Going On’ at 50 – Marvin Gaye’s Motown classic is as relevant today as it was in 1971

Released at the height of the Vietnam War, Marvin Gaye’s hit-heavy album explored themes of race, environmentalism and conflict. It also marked a new direction for the Motown record label..

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Why do we hate the sound of our own voices?

If you’ve ever cringed after hearing a recording of yourself, you’re not alone.

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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish women are bucking the patriarchal, authoritarian stereotype of their community

A Jewish studies scholar discusses the societal changes that women are leading in ultra-Orthodox communities.

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Lack of sleep is harming health care workers – and their patients

To keep our health care providers healthy, we need to help them sleep.

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Sex work, part of the online gig economy, is a lifeline for marginalized workers

More people are getting involved in sex work, especially online – and it can be a lifeline for marginalized people.

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If a satellite falls on your house, space law protects you – but there are no legal penalties for leaving junk in orbit

Chances are small that space junk will destroy property or harm a person, and existing space law could deal with such an event. But current law doesn’t address the bigger problem of space pollution.

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How much energy can people create at one time without losing control?

Scientists are working on ways to make lots of energy by converting matter into energy. The trick is keeping the process under control. One possibility is nuclear fusion – the Sun’s power source.

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How student-designed video games made me rethink how I teach history

A history professor describes how student-designed video games have transformed his classroom and provided a substitute for academic essays.

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How vaccines are pushing the UK towards the end of lockdown

Research has shown that vaccines have reduced infections, disease and hospitalisations – but will they continue to do so in the face of new variants?

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The history of sneakers: from commodity to cultural icon

As sneakers have gone from sportswear to fashion item, the market for the shoe has exploded.

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COVID vaccines: some fully vaccinated people will still get infected – here’s why

Reports of fully vaccinated people getting infected with coronavirus shouldn’t cause alarm.

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Life in the deep freeze – the revolution that changed our view of glaciers forever

Glaciers aren’t sterile wastelands – they’re chock-full of microscopic life.

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What is drink spiking? How can you know if it’s happened to you, and how can it be prevented?

Preventing drink spiking is a collective responsibility, not something to be shouldered by potential victims.

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Tesla’s Bitcoin about-face is a warning for cryptocurrencies that ignore climate change

Tesla’s stance has also shone the spotlight further onto the carbon footprint of cryptocurrency – an issue that will not go away soon.

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Downloading our thoughts to the mainframe may be the stuff of science fiction — but humans have been imagining it for centuries

Leaving our earthly bodies and living forever as a machine isn’t just a thing of modern science fiction. These transhumanist ideas date back to the 18th century.

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