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Shrinking the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is a disaster for paleontology

In the early 1980s, paleontologists Jeff Eaton and Rich Cifelli started digging for fossils in one of the most inaccessible regions of the United States: the Kaiparowits Plateau...

Why the unemployment rate will never get to zero percent – but it could still go a lot lower

The U.S. Labor Department continues to release wonderful news for U.S. workers. Just this week, on Sept....

Why the unemployment rate will never get to zero percent – but it could still go a lot lower

The U.S. Labor Department continues to release wonderful news for U.S. workers. Just this week, on Sept. 20, the agency said that the number of Americans filing for unemployment...

Here's how Trump-era politics are affecting worker morale – and what managers can do about it

Pundits are projecting this year’s midterm elections to be nasty, polarizing and “epic.” They’re...

5 math skills your child needs to get ready for kindergarten

Parents play a critical role in their children’s early math education. They not only can provide math-related toys and games, but serve as role models demonstrating how math...

What college rankings really measure – hint: It's not quality or value

Each year various magazines and newspapers publish college rankings in an attempt to inform parents...

Caught on camera: The fossa, Madagascar's elusive top predator

Mention wildlife on Madagascar and the first thing listeners probably picture is the island’s famed lemurs. As many people know, these unique primates are found nowhere else,...

Relaxed environmental regulations heighten risk during natural disasters

Heavy rains following Hurricane Florence have raised concerns over the release of toxic materials. Ash...

Before the fall: How oldsters can avoid one of old age's most dangerous events

Baby boomers, who once viewed themselves as the coolest generation in history, are now turning their thoughts away from such things as partying and touring alongside rock bands...

Binge drinking and blackouts: Sobering truths about lost learning for college students

Tens of thousands of college students nationwide will cheer for their football teams this weekend. Some...

Shrinking the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is a disaster for paleontology

In the early 1980s, paleontologists Jeff Eaton and Rich Cifelli started digging for fossils in one of the most inaccessible regions of the United States: the Kaiparowits Plateau...

Paper-based electronics could fold, biodegrade and be the basis for the next generation of devices

It seems like every few months there’s a new cellphone, laptop or tablet that is so exciting people...