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How good is the US economy, really?

Ahead of the midterm elections, Steve Fazzari explores the current state of the economy and explains why widely cited unemployment and growth numbers don't give a full picture.

Materials through the ages

Over thousands of years, humankind has learned how to produce superior materials for different types of processing. Physicist Ken Kelton talks about materials through the ages.

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Chemical added to consumer products impairs response to antibiotic treatment

Grocery store aisles are stocked with products that promise...

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Fail Better: Robert Mark Morgan

Set designer Robert Mark Morgan shares how he overcame...

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Earning a bee’s wings

It is a classic coming-of-age story, in many ways. A honey...

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Geoff Childs discusses his research

Geoff Childs in the Department of Anthropology uses anthropological demography to explore what happens to a community when the majority of young people move out for education.

Mariel Ehrlich

Getting Lost—and Found—in Peru

Mariel Ehrlich, a junior who is double majoring in sociology and Latin American studies, talks about her time abroad in Lima, Peru and how studying Spanish has changed her perspective on what it means to be a global citizen.