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How to Help Kids Develop ‘News Literacy’ Skills

How to Help Kids Develop ‘News Literacy’ Skills

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Photo: ShutterstockHelping kids develop their news literacy skills has become more important than ever—and teaching kids only to identify fake news isn’t enough. To develop true news literacy, kids have to learn deeper strategies than simple fact-checking; they also have to consider how the news is gathered and presented.The struggle parents may have in teaching…
Can Peer Support Programs Help Those Living With HIV?

Can Peer Support Programs Help Those Living With HIV?

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Ep. 41: In India, Misguided Policies Leave Forests Ablaze

Ep. 41: In India, Misguided Policies Leave Forests Ablaze

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Welcome to the reboot of the Undark Podcast, which will deliver — once a month from September to May — a feature-length exploration of a single topic at the intersection of science and society. In this episode, join freelance multimedia producer Mary-Rose Abraham and podcast host Lydia Chain as they investigate how India’s laws and policy are…
A Group Technique to Taking On the Psychology Duplication Crisis

A Team Approach to Tackling the Psychology Replication Crisis

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EPA’s Proposed Guideline: Openness Benefit, or Deregulatory Torpedo?

EPA’s Proposed Rule: Transparency Boon, or Deregulatory Torpedo?

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For Cement’s Huge Carbon Footprint, Some Concrete Actions

For Cement’s Huge Carbon Footprint, Some Concrete Actions

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On a scorching July morning at a testing facility outside of Paris, a cadre of scientists, engineers, and architects wearing hard hats and safety goggles watched through protective glass as a machine molded a soupy, grey mixture into batches of brick-sized blocks. Further along the line, a forklift operator carefully loaded the blocks into a…
Down on the Body Farm: Opening the Forensic Tricks of Decaying Corpses

Down on the Body Farm: Opening the Forensic Tricks of Decaying...

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The elderly woman was sprawled on her back in the dirt, head resting to one side, elbows bent as though she was about to prop herself up. Dead three months now, her face was no longer recognizable. Her skin had thinned to a gossamer shroud over bone. She was among more than 150 corpses scattered…
Ep. 40: The Battle to Change an HIV Narrative

Ep. 40: The Battle to Change an HIV Narrative

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Welcome to the reboot of the Undark Podcast, which will deliver — once a month from September to May — a feature-length exploration of a single topic at the intersection of science and society. In this episode, join radio producer and sound designer Alexander Charles Adams and podcast host Lydia Chain as they investigate the complex history…
Conventional Medication Threatens South Africa’s Vultures

Conventional Medication Threatens South Africa’s Vultures

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On a clear, crisp winter night on Somkhanda Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, a truck hurtles down a dirt road. In the back, heaps of trash bags stuffed with white-backed vulture corpses emit the stink of vomit and rotting meat. Two surviving vultures crouch on the laps of rangers, occasionally making pitiful mewlings. All…
The Very Best News Outlets for Kids

The Very Best News Outlets for Kids

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When I was a tween, I got most of my current events knowledge from snippets of adult conversations I overheard plus a few minutes of Channel One News (RIP), which played on the TV in my homeroom every morning. (As I got older, I was also known to scan the front page of the local…

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