Newspapers can reduce polarization by focusing on local issues

If you're confused about opinion journalism and what it is, you're not alone. Many Americans are. But even so, the editorials, opinion columns and letters to the editor that fill the op-ed pages could help bridge political ...

Resilience of fisheries following Tohoku tsunami

A small Japanese fishing community devastated by the great east japan earthquake and tsunami of 2011 managed to recover from the disaster through cooperative community activity despite the propensity for individualist-competitive ...

Volcanic eruption, ensuing chaos kill at least 15 in Congo

Torrents of lava poured into villages after dark in eastern Congo with little warning, leaving at least 15 people dead amid the chaos and destroying more than 500 homes, officials and survivors said Sunday.

Restorative justice preferred among the Enga in Papua New Guinea

All human groups create systems for regulating cultural norms to maintain cooperation in society. Most large-scale populations employ a punitive judicial system where a third party doles out punishment. Yet, there's little ...

ESA and Auroch Digital launch Mars Horizon game

You're controlling your very own space agency at the dawn of the space age, with the ultimate goal of setting foot on the surface of Mars. Which technologies should you research? Which rockets should you build? Should you ...

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