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Life could be thriving in the clouds of Venus

Is there life on Venus? For more than a century, scientists have pondered this question. Now, there is renewed interest in Venus...

James Webb Space Telescope more than three quarters through its journey

More than two weeks after the James Webb Space Telescope’s launch on Christmas Day, the telescope has traveled more than 700,000 miles...

SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING

UD and LSU collaborate to advance manufacturing technologies that employ carbon dioxide and renewable energy

A structural blueprint of nanoparticles to target acute lung inflammation

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the devastating impact of acute lung inflammation (ALI), which is part of the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)...

Manning the middle with Brian O’Neill

As the college football season comes to a close, the fifth-year senior discusses his career as a Quaker, takeaways from Penn’s season,...

Penn State community reminded of alerts, emergency notifications

As the new semester begins, the Penn State community is reminded that its members may receive PSUAlerts related to weather, timely warnings or...

OPINION

How to choose a boarding school for “little international students”

"My child is in the third year of high school, should they attend a boarding school or live with a host family?"...

BBC: Why the tiny house is perfect for now

Just as minimalism found its moment, now it's the turn of the tiny house movement. Beverley D'Silva explores why, when it comes...

How do we define what happened on Jan. 6, 2021?

The Cline Center for Advanced Social Research’s Coup D’état Project categorized the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, as an attempted...

CULTURE

BBC: Teh tarik: Malaysia’s frothy ‘national drink’

Mixing Indian, Chinese and British influences, teh tarik embodies Malaysia in a glass and has long helped bring the diverse nation together.

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ACT COLUMN

"My child is in the third year of high school, should they attend a boarding school or live with a host family?"...

NEWS

VOA: US Returns More Migrants to Mexican Border City Under Rebooted Trump-Era Policy

The United States on Wednesday began returning migrants to the Mexican city of Tijuana in a restart of a Trump-era program that...

VOA: What Will Russia’s Putin Settle For in Ukraine Talks?

Western policy makers remain as puzzled now as their counterparts were on the eve of the Cold War forty years ago about...

NPR: Imagine another American Civil War, but this time in every state

Not long ago, the idea of another American Civil War seemed outlandish. These days, the notion has not only...

NPR: New York revises the death toll in fatal Bronx fire to 17, including 8 children

New York City authorities have revised down the number of people who died in a five-alarm fire inside a Bronx high-rise building...

TRAVEL

Built by ancient Indigenous People and long considered to be sacred, the Iniskim Umaapi medicine wheel in Alberta is one of the...

WORK LIFE

As the raging omicron variant of COVID-19 infects workers across the nation, millions of those whose jobs don’t provide paid sick days...

LATEST ARTICLES

Life could be thriving in the clouds of Venus

Is there life on Venus? For more than a century, scientists have pondered this question. Now, there is renewed interest in Venus...

BBC: Teh tarik: Malaysia’s frothy ‘national drink’

Mixing Indian, Chinese and British influences, teh tarik embodies Malaysia in a glass and has long helped bring the diverse nation together.

Climate adaptation increases vulnerability of cocoa farmers, study shows

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — New research offers an alternative perspective on adaptation to climate threats in Southeast Asia. Sean Kennedy,...

Paper: Women bear ‘status-leveling burden’ in male-dominated occupations

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The challenges faced by women interacting with men in male-dominated occupations are well documented, but little attention has been...

James Webb Space Telescope more than three quarters through its journey

More than two weeks after the James Webb Space Telescope’s launch on Christmas Day, the telescope has traveled more than 700,000 miles...

CNN: The most exciting exhibitions around the world in 2022

This year's must-see exhibitions include the return of the Venice Biennale and Documenta, blockbuster shows of Donatello and Cézanne, and a sculpture...

University of Illinois expects surge in student cases

URBANA — The University of Illinois is expecting a surge of COVID-19 cases as students return to Champaign-Urbana for the spring semester.

Local event honors activists for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and hopes to inspire continued social justice work

URBANA — Janice Walker is no stranger to gun violence.  Walker said she knew many friends and neighbors who...

SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING

UD and LSU collaborate to advance manufacturing technologies that employ carbon dioxide and renewable energy