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Women are more likely to take COVID-19 guidelines seriously
The global pandemic response has been gendered in multiple ways.
Keystone XL was supposed to be a green pipeline. What does that even mean?
Now that the pipeline is dead (again), it’s time to look back at the controversial project.
Israel leads the world in vaccination rates, but a key group is missing from the data
To reach herd immunity, the Israeli government needs to reserve doses for Gaza and the West Bank.
What to know about new COVID-related travel restrictions in the US
Here’s everything you need to know this week.
Meet the Biden cabinet’s science and tech leaders
These are the experts who have been nominated to guide the nation’s science and technology decisions for the next four years.
What you need to know about Biden’s 5-point COVID-19 relief plan
His administration will rely on “science and scientists.”
New Senate leadership could finally help us fight climate change
It won’t be easy, but the slight Democratic lean will help more green legislation and budgets get through.
Washington, D.C. is home to a fascinating labyrinth of tunnels
The underground passages, some of which date back hundreds of years, connect key buildings beneath the nation’s capital for a multitude of uses.
The attack on the Capitol had all the ingredients of a COVID-19 superspreader event
The red flags were all there.
Oklahoma floods are poisoning tribal lands
A decades-old Superfund site poses new threats to displaced communities.