Northeast ‘ghost forests’ multiply as waters rise

"Ghost forests" filled with dead trees are becoming a growing phenomenon in parts of the Northeast. New research offers two explanations.

Todd Bates-Rutgers • futurity
March 17, 2021 ~5 min

More people want the COVID vaccine in the UK than in the US

In the race to convince people to get the COVID-19 vaccine, the United States faces an uphill battle compared to the UK, where more people want the shot.

Kim Ward-Michigan State • futurity
March 16, 2021 ~7 min

More people want the COVID vaccine in the UK than in the US

In the race to convince people to get the COVID-19 vaccine, the United States faces an uphill battle compared to the UK, where more people want the shot.

Kim Ward-Michigan State • futurity
March 16, 2021 ~7 min

How ‘dismemory’ maintains the racial wealth gap

The first episode of a new podcast series on the wealth gap between Black and white Americans focuses on our collective "dismemory" of slavery.

Duke University • futurity
March 9, 2021 ~3 min

Consequences of unfair police treatment go far beyond initial act

People who are victims of unfair police treatment are likely to experience detrimental outcomes, including depression, suicidal thoughts, and drug use.

Bert Gambini-Buffalo • futurity
March 8, 2021 ~6 min

Fed money to smaller companies boosts the economy more

Getting government money to smaller companies would do more for brining the US economy back after the pandemic than sending dollars to bigger businesses.

George Vlahakis-Indiana • futurity
March 4, 2021 ~5 min

Pandemic pushed many moms out of the workforce

New research documents how the COVID-19 pandemic, and resulting loss of in-person education for kids, has sidelined mothers from the workforce.

Sara Savat-WUSTL • futurity
March 2, 2021 ~10 min

Pandemic pushed many moms out of the workforce

New research documents how the COVID-19 pandemic, and resulting loss of in-person education for kids, has sidelined mothers from the workforce.

Sara Savat-WUSTL • futurity
March 2, 2021 ~10 min

Americans agree on the need for more COVID relief

While Republicans and Democrats agree on relief for the pandemic, Americans are split on issues around the 2020 election and President Trump's impeachment.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
March 2, 2021 ~8 min

Health insurance ‘sludge’ costs US economy billions of dollars

Dealing with health insurance companies costs the US economy billions in wasted work time and lost productivity, according to a new study.

Edmund L. Andrews-Stanford • futurity
March 1, 2021 ~8 min

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