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We All Live on Permafrost

Indigenous Sakha communities in Siberia raise a rare native horse breed that can survive the extreme cold. Susan Alexandra Crate One of …


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Inviting disasters

One particularly warm morning in September 2020, I am looking at photographs and videos in the media depicting the aftermath of medicane …


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What Makes Vaccines Social?

[no-caption] Luis Alvarez/Getty Images Now is a pressing time for vaccinating the U.S. population (and the world) against COVID-19. But there are …


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The CDC Needs Social Science

[no-caption] John Moore/Getty Images The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as the primary agency in the United States that monitors, …


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Moments of Resilience Amid a Pandemic

[no-caption] Angus Krieg SAPIENS host Chip Colwell speaks with Melanie Adams, the director of the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum (ACM), about #Moments …


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A Vaccine Will Not Be Enough

[no-caption] Angus Greig SAPIENS host Jen Shannon speaks with Agustín Fuentes, a professor of anthropology at Princeton University, to unpack his insight …


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How Elders Make Us Human

[no-caption] Matthias Zomer/Pexels On March 23, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick sparked controversy and outrage by suggesting that older people in the …


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