Netflix trivializing teenagers' pain, says study

A new analysis of adolescent TV and films on Netflix suggests that too often, it shows misleading depictions of pain, portraying pain as something arising only through a violent act or injury. Instead of trivializing the ...

AI meets citizen science to unlock the nature of storytelling

A new project led by McGill University researchers seeks to understand one of humanity's oldest practices and most powerful tools—storytelling. From ancient oral traditions to modern-day literature and digital narratives, ...

As prices soar, Japan returns to human waste fertilizer

It's cheap, recycled, and has centuries of tradition: "shimogoe" or "fertilizer from a person's bottom" is finding new favor in Japan as Ukraine's war hikes the price of chemical alternatives.

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