'Historically inclined' anthropologists trace the evolution of US emergency risk assessment and response
"Where were you when …?"
Mar 14, 2022
Doctoral student Blair Read links rise of private education in India to local political competition, signaling potential erosion of public services.
Mar 07, 2022
Mass cullings have been implemented as a highly contagious form of avian flu has swept across the eastern half of the United States in recent weeks, killing both farmed poultry and wild birds.
Feb 25, 2022
In 1986, US President Ronald Reagan famously observed that the nine most terrifying words in the English language were: "I'm from the government and I'm here to help."
Feb 25, 2022
Ethiopia began generating electricity from its mega-dam on the Blue Nile on Sunday, a milestone in the controversial multi-billion dollar project.
Feb 20, 2022
Farms that raise turkeys and chickens for meat and eggs are on high alert and taking steps to increase biosecurity, fearing a repeat of a widespread bird flu outbreak in 2015 that killed 50 million birds across 15 states ...
Feb 15, 2022
Having been shocked when personally witnessing the extreme brutality of vigilante violence, sociologist Muhammad Asif decided to study why people take the law into their own hands. His work culminated in a new theory of the ...
Jan 24, 2022
An attempt to feed starving manatees appears to have failed so far, as the big marine mammals refuse to recognize floating lettuce as food.
Plants & Animals
Jan 14, 2022
Carlos Batista da Silva holds his hand above his head, indicating on a wall the level where floodwaters reached inside his northeastern Brazil home.
Dec 29, 2021
More than 11,000 people have been displaced in the Brazilian state of Bahia due to flooding, with authorities scrambling Saturday to provide relief to residents without alternate housing.
Dec 26, 2021