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How attitudes on race, immigration, gender will affect the 2018 midterm elections
PHYS.ORG Cornell researchers are taking a new approach to understanding how voters' attitudes about immigration, race and gender influence contemporary U.S. politics. 2 days
Links between tax havens, deforestation and illegal fishing exposed
PHYS.ORG The release of the "Paradise Papers" and "Panama Papers" exposed how multinationals, politicians and the wealthy use offshore tax havens to conceal their wealth and money flows, and reduce their... 2 days
UK wildfires—prevention is more than a fire service issue
PHYS.ORG The huge moorland fires at Saddleworth and Winter Hill in northwest England have shown just how serious a problem wildfires can be in the UK. Now the fires are out,... 2 days
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SPACE NEWS At the annual SMI MilSatCom Conference in 2017, Army Major General Pete Gallagher, former... 2 days
How young people choose their news impacts how they participate in politics
PHYS.ORG Today's news media landscape consists of more choices than ever before. How young people go about selecting the news they consume in this environment... 5 days
Could computers help close partisan divides?
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are using computers in new ways to develop a comprehensive picture of how people communicate about politics, and how those conversations can be shaped by media, social networks and personal... 6 days
Humanity confronts a defining question: How will AI change us?
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ABC NEWS Syria's presidency says first lady Asma Assad has begun treatment for breast cancer 7 days
How people view crime depends on the politics of when they were growing up
SCIENCE DAILY A new study indicates that the different political periods in which people 'came of age' has an important influence on... 1 week
Terrifying insights into climate change could build legislative momentum for emissions cuts, researchers argue
PHYS.ORG New research in climate science indicates that extreme events, such as heat waves, the collapse of major ice sheets, and... 1 week
For popularity on Twitter, partisanship pays
SCIENCE-NEWS Pundits claim that we’re all living in political echo chambers. A new study shows that, on Twitter at least, they’re right. 1 week
Hitler: Election campaigner with limited influence?
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How people view crime depends on the politics of when they were growing up
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Brazil rushes to thwart measles outbreak from Venezuelans
ABC NEWS Brazilian health workers are moving to stem an outbreak of measles being brought by Venezuelans, many famished and sick, who have fled their homeland amid economic and political turmoil 1 week
Top math laureate gets new medal after prize stolen
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Analysis chronicles changes in US investment in R&D
PHYS.ORG The distribution of U.S. investment in research and development (R&D) across countries and industries has undergone a dramatic shift since the 1990s, with R&D becoming less concentrated geographically and growing rapidly in... 2 weeks
Workplaces serve as training ground or deterrent for civic participation
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UK higher education students feel less empowered than their Irish counterparts
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Q&A: How Facebook regulates the wild west of political ads
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US 'crypto-anarchist' sees 3D-printed guns as fundamental right
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Differences in social status and politics encourage paranoid thinking
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Politicization and prioritization in the judiciary
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Kurdish refugee wins 'Nobel of mathematics' Fields medal (Update)
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Applying physics of gels to help understand formation of terrorist groups
PHYS.ORG A team of researchers from the University of Miami and George Washington University has developed a model to simulate terrorist group development using the physics surrounding... 2 weeks
Differences in social status and politics encourage paranoid thinking
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Let’s talk politics
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