How flood protection can paradoxically put people at risk

Governments who build defences against rising seas can actually increase their citizens' risk of being flooded—if they fail to take account of the 'safe development paradox," according to a flood defence expert.

Political polarization: Often not as bad as we think

As politics grows increasingly polarized, a new global study finds people often exaggerate political differences and negative feelings of those on the opposite side of the political divide, and this misperception can be reduced ...

Pandemic emphasizes need for digital literacy education

Parents would never give their children the keys to the car without supervised training and driver's education. An Iowa State University researcher says parents and educators need to take a similar approach before handing ...

Why aren't sea trout thriving anymore?

Sea trout get no peace. They're constantly exposed to new diseases and ailments, many of which are due to climate change and human activity.

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