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Agreeable People Are More Successful at Work

Agreeable people are more likely to succeed at work than their aggressive peers. Find out why two studies show that nice guys don’t finish last after all. (3:30 min read)

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Global Food System Could Meet 20% of Paris Targets

Our Global Food System inspired a report from the UN Environmental Program. Find out why our food issues are as important as green energy to our future. (4:30 min read)

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Dimming of Betelgeuse Explained by Hubble Telescope

The dimming of Betelgeuse, a bright red star, excited stargazers last year. Find out how the Hubble Space Telescope helped explain what happened.(4:45 min read)

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Back to School in the Pandemic Period

It’s time for parents to prepare their children to go back to school. Find out why getting back to class this year feels very different across the globe. (5:30 min read)

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Age of the Universe Challenged Again

The age of the Universe is crucial in cosmology. Find out how a new study casts doubt on the conventional wisdom concerning when the Big Bang took place. (4:30 min read)

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Space Travel and Astronomy Enjoy a Busy Week

Space travel has been in the news on several fronts lately. Find out the latest developments and how they can help explain our place in the Universe. (5:00 min read)

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Bat Woman On Pandemic, China and White House

Bat Woman” is the affectionate nickname China’s people use for their top bat virus expert. Find out why she spoke out this week. (5:00 min read)

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Friendly People Ensured Human Survival

Friendly people are often dismissed as being too kind for their own good. The truth is that they’ve been vital to human success. Find out why. (4:30 min read)