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Kids in treehouse
February 25

Audio chatrooms tap into age-old appeal of the human voice

Clubhouse has become the hot new platform by being different from other social media
A seal watches a diver underwater
February 11

New recordings of ultrasonic seal calls hint at sonar-like abilities

 A high-tech underwater observatory caught never-heard-before calls by Weddell seals
Rioters in the Capitol building
January 12

Fired for rioting? Most workers don't have a legal recourse

Law professor Liz Tippett says most workers in the U.S. can be fired for any reason, or none
Workers making TikTok video
December 4

How TikTok is upending workplace social media policies

From rebel nurses to dancing cops, the social media platform tests employer rules
Amy Coney Barrett
October 12

Workers may get help from Barrett, but not in a class action

Law prof says she may be a wild card when it comes to the rights of individual workers
Donald Trump and Joseph Biden
October 1

Trump and Biden clash in chaotic debate: Expert reactions

Three scholars, including the UO's Alison Gash, weigh in on the firey clash
Baby's face
September 23

Stress of COVID-19 on pregnant women, new mothers is showing

Economists predict that the U.S. may see 500,000 fewer births because of the pandemic
A family poses after the Not One Less protest
September 18

Family and friends can be key to helping end domestic violence

Victims who get support from people closest to them experience less injury, violence
The Riverside Fire in Oregon
September 18

Forest management, climate change both fueled epic wildfires

Historian Steven Beda says reducing forest fire risks requires addressing both issues
DACA supporters rally
September 15

It's still a conservative Supreme Court, and here's why

Law professor says despite some liberal decisions, the court's major rulings favor conservatives