The devastating drought of 2009 in northern Tanzania generated new coping strategies by Maasai people, suggesting that Maasai with more money and social connections are better able than their poorer, less-connected neighbors to endure extreme events such as drought and, potentially, climate change, a team of University of Colorado Boulder researchers has found.
For about three years following Sept. 11, 2001, when terrorists struck on American soil, U.S. policy changes that reduced visas for foreign graduate students provided an inadvertent real-world laboratory. Scientists, were up in arms, claiming that the restrictions would curtail their ability to research. During those years, the top foreign graduate students were finding homes at universities in Europe, Canada and Australia.
Some 56 percent of Americans approve of large-scale secret monitoring of erstwhile private telephone activity for the purposes of combating terrorism, according to a recent survey by the Pew Center for the People and the Press.
Oberon and Titania are going at it in the middle of a hot May afternoon, trading thinly veiled — and not so — insults during a rehearsal of the Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
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