The deadliest outbreak of bird flu in U.S. history is prompting growing concern in Congress, and Department of Agriculture researchers are awaiting the preliminary results of four trials of vaccines for poultry.
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National Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.4 Percent
According to the report, the national unemployment rate dropped from 3.5 percent in March to 3.4 percent in April, tying the record low set in January of this year.
Latino Youth Struggle With Sense of Belonging in School
Latino youth in middle and high school have a lower sense of belonging at school and in the community overall when compared with white peers.
Parents Tend to Choose Their Children’s Schools Based on Their Own Educational Experience
Faced with a growing number of options for where to enroll their children in school, parents quickly narrow their choices based on their own educational experience as students.
National Unemployment Rate Drops As Jobs Increase
The national unemployment rate dropped from 3.6 percent in February to 3.5 percent in March.
Infant Formula Shortages Forced Some Parents to Feed Their Babies in Less Healthy Ways
One third of families who relied on formula to feed their babies during the COVID-19 pandemic were forced by severe infant formula shortages to resort to suboptimal feeding practices that can harm infant health, according to our research published in the journal Maternal and Child Nutrition.
What’s the Carbon Footprint of March Madness?
March Madness means 68 teams vying to become champion, Cinderella runs for a few underdogs and big business for the NCAA, which earns 85% of its annual operating budget during the men’s basketball tournament.
Japan Beats USA in Thrilling World Baseball Classic Championship
The World Baseball Classic came to a close on Tuesday night with the USA facing Japan in the final, winner-takes-all game.
As Opioids Overdose Deaths Keep Rising, Report Urges Lawmakers to Develop New Approaches
Lawmakers should view America’s staggering opioid crisis, including the rise of illicit fentanyl, through an “ecosystems” approach, argues a massive RAND Corporation report published Thursday.
The Retention Problem: Women Are Going into Tech but Are Also Being Driven Out
By 2029, there will be 3.6 million computing jobs in the U.S., but there will only be enough college graduates with computing degrees to fill 24% of these jobs.