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America’s Nonreligious Are a Growing, Diverse Phenomenon. They Really Don’t Like Organized Religion [Week of 10/14]The Associated Press
Ask Americans what their religion is, and nearly 1 in 3 say this—none. That’s according to the U.S. adults surveyed by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
Dan Ariely and Francesca Gino became famous for their research into why we bend the truth. Now they’ve both been accused of fabricating data.
Our broken immigration system is still the best option for many migrants — and U.S. employers.
‘We Are Just Getting Started’: The Plastic-Eating Bacteria That Could Change the World [Week of 10/7]The Guardian
When a microbe was found munching on a plastic bottle in a rubbish dump, it promised a recycling revolution. Now scientists are attempting to turbocharge those powers in a bid to solve our waste crisis. But will it work?
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