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May 15, 2019

Besides locking up thousands of black men, the War on Drugs, passed in 1986, also excluded many black men from college, a new study by assistant education professor Tolani Britton finds. After controlling for other factors, including…

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A team of scientists led by engineering professor Alice Agogino has developed a new lightweight and squishy, shape-shifting robot that can be dropped from great heights by aircraft into hazardous situations and relay information to first…

May 14, 2019

Strange glass particles found on the beaches of Hiroshima are believed to have been created by the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in World War II. The particles had been discovered by Mario Wannier, a retired geologist, who says: "They are generally…