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Math ends the education careers of thousands of community college students. A few schools are trying something new

It’s 7:15 on a cold gray Monday morning in May at Linn-Benton Community College in northwestern Oregon. Math professor Michael Lopez, in a hoodie and jeans, a tape measure on his belt, paces in front of the 14 students in his “math for welders” class. “I’m your OSHA inspector,” he says. “Three sixteenths of an inch difference, you’re in violation. You’re going to get a fine.” Read more

How does extreme weather affect our brains?

Have you noticed any cognitive impairments or mood swings when it’s too hot outside? You're certainly not alone. Amidst heatwaves, the brain grapples with significant challenges to uphold its peak function. The surge in temperature can profoundly affect our cerebral abilities and mental well-being. Read more