If juries knew the consequences of their decisions, they’d deliberate more carefully — and could serve as a check on punitive laws, writes the School of Law’s Dan Epps.
Noah Cohan in Arts & Sciences and John Early at the Sam Fox School are leading efforts to bring basketball hoops to Forest Park. Cohan writes about their project and the history of why basketball is conspicuously absent in a park with sporting facilities aplenty.
In addition to reaping the benefits of brain-computer interfaces, we need to ensure that we have the means to protect ourselves from corporations with every incentive to exploit this technology — and the inner workings of our own brains — for their financial gain, writes Rebecca Schwarzlose, research scientist in psychological & brain sciences in Arts & Sciences.
In the developing world most people are not factory farming and livestock is essential to preventing poverty and malnutrition, says the Brown School’s Lora Iannotti.
John Inazu, the Sally D. Danforth Distinguished Professor of Law and Religion, was working in the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, when a plane crashed into the building. Here, he reflects on the day and what it means to him now.
The latest episode of the “Show Me the Science” podcast focuses on the work of scientist Ali Ellebedy, who has published several papers about the immune response to vaccines and COVID-19 infection.
Ultimately, voters care about whether a president makes the right policy decisions, not whether American forces remain deployed abroad to maintain their reputation, writes William Nomikos, assistant professor of political science.
Patrick Rishe, director of Olin Business School’s sports business program, writes an article in Forbes about college sports, arguing that their shifting tides will benefit schools, athletes and fans.
Kurt Beals and Lynne Tatlock, both of Arts & Sciences, write about German literary and cultural history leading up to a Sept. 2-4 symposium, “Transnational Framings: The German Literary Field in the Age of Nationalism, 1848-1919.”
People in caregiving roles say they experience high levels of stress and have very busy schedules. This has been especially true during the pandemic, writes Elanor Williams, associate professor of marketing.
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