To close gender gap, fight pay secrecy

"An emerging body of research finds that pay secrecy policies... disadvantage women in particular."

Sara Savat-WUSTL • futurity
Feb. 15, 2021 ~10 min

What if evictions ended when the pandemic started?

If eviction moratoriums had been implemented nationwide on March 1, 2020, the United States would've seen 40% fewer COVID-19 deaths, a paper finds.

Duke University • futurity
Feb. 4, 2021 ~7 min

Mars: how scientists prevent Earth's microbes from contaminating other planets

The space laws designed to protect planets and moons from contamination.

Thomas Cheney, Lecturer of Space Governance, The Open University • conversation
Feb. 4, 2021 ~8 min

Living with natural gas pipelines: Appalachian landowners describe fear, anxiety and loss

Pipeline companies have run roughshod over several regions where they're building, racking up safety and environmental violations. Many residents feel trapped, with no control over their property.

Martina Angela Caretta, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, Lund University • conversation
Feb. 3, 2021 ~10 min

How law enforcement is using technology to track down people who attacked the US Capitol building

Facial recognition, social media and location tracking give law enforcement a leg up in a monumental investigation.

James Byrne, Professor of Criminology and Justice Studies, University of Massachusetts Lowell • conversation
Jan. 20, 2021 ~9 min

NRA supporters feel conflicted after mass shootings

Following mass shootings, supporters of the National Rifle Association report extremely mixed emotions about the organization.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Jan. 12, 2021 ~6 min

Family court decisions distorted by misuse of key research, say experts

Family courts are misunderstanding and misusing research around how children form close relationships with their caregivers, say an international group of

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Jan. 12, 2021 ~8 min

Child marriage is still happening in Canada

Although Canada works to end child marriage abroad, new research finds that it remains surprisingly common at home.

Shirley Cardenas-McGill • futurity
Jan. 12, 2021 ~5 min

Child marriage is still happening in Canada

Although Canada works to end child marriage abroad, new research finds that it remains surprisingly common at home.

Shirley Cardenas-McGill • futurity
Jan. 12, 2021 ~5 min

Apollo landers, Neil Armstrong's bootprint and other human artifacts on Moon officially protected by new US law

Who cares what happens to bootprints on the Moon? All humans should. And thankfully the US Congress and president agree.

Michelle L.D. Hanlon, Professor of Air and Space Law, University of Mississippi • conversation
Jan. 12, 2021 ~9 min

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