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Let Teenagers Sleep In
Starting schools before 8:30 a.m. shows a tragic disregard for both the mental health of children and for science.
‘America First’ Has Won
The three pillars of the ideology — isolationism, protectionism and restricting immigration — were gaining popularity before Donald Trump became president and may outlast his tenure.
The Couple Who Helped Decode Dyslexia
In 1983, Sally and Bennett Shaywitz began studying the reading skills of more than 400 children. The subjects are in their 40s now, and the Shaywitzes are still tracking them.
Giving Malaria a Deadline
With a new genetic tool, scientists move a step closer to eradicating mosquitoes and the deadly diseases they carry.
Brazil Flirts With a Return to the Dark Days
A top presidential candidate defends the military dictatorship that governed Brazil from 1964 to 1985. And he has an appealing formula for a troubled country: simple solutions to complex problems.