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Northern Ireland: Born Of Strife, Erupting Again In Violence

After a century-long history of political strife, Brexit risks undoing the hard-earned two decade...

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History Lessons For COVID: The Fatal Price Of Impatience

A century ago, during the Spanish flu pandemic, Americans were eager let down their guard and get...

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Specimen Preservation Can Prevent Next Zoonotic Pandemic

Imagine yourself as the first naturalist to stand in a place where little recorded scientific knowledge exists, like Alfred Russel Wallace in the Malay Archipelago or Alexander von Humboldt in ...

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Artificial Intelligence Could Steal Our Jobs — And Our Souls

Technological progressions have always changed how we behave. But AI has much more far-reaching p...

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The Fragility Of American Democracy Is Nothing New

For many people, the lesson from the assault on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 – and more broadly from the experience of the last four years – is that American democracy has become newly and ...

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On "The Trump Question" - The Burden For Biden's Presidency

The assault on the Capitol wasn't an attempted coup, per se. But the ramifications of how to hold...

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After Trump, U.S. Faces Risk Of Slipping Into "Hybrid" Regime

From Venezuela to Belarus, there are countries that have elements of democracy but fall well shor...

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The Months That Will Turn Joe Into President Biden

For all his experience in government, Biden is entering unfamiliar territory. Trump, barking at t...