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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
Fans in Captain America and Deadpool costumes
September 10

Virtual comics event called a failure by critics, but fans loved it

Fans used social media, blogs and forums to share memories and connect with friends
Sorting ballots
September 3

Lessons from the state with the longest history of mail-in voting

Oregon’s experience, starting in 1987, shows that mail-in voting can be safe and secure
Man wiping sweat from his brow
August 31

Cool touch shirts feel cool on hot days, but what works best?

The material with the highest effusivity was 95 percent cotton and 5 percent spandex
Funeral for a Mexican woman and her daughter
August 24

Latin American women are disappearing, dying in lockdown

Latin America has long been among the world’s deadliest places to be a woman
College videogame team members practice League of Legends.
August 21

Here's what it will take to clean up the toxic culture in esports

Researcher says the right cultural norms can result in healthy online communities
Patient receiving an injection
August 17

The ethical case for allowing medical trials using COVID-19

Deliberately infecting volunteers to test vaccines could save thousands of lives
Federal officers using tear gas against Portland protesters
July 27

Lawsuits over federal officers test issues other cities may face

Four court cases challenge the Trump administration's effort to quell Portland protests
Supermarket in Iraq
July 22

To reduce world hunger, think beyond making food cheap

Focusing on low prices can promote environmental damage and brutal economies