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April 22 (1899) is the birthday of Vladmir Nabokov, the Russian-American author who died in 1977 and is most remembered for his controversial novel Lolita. What is extraordinary–Jerry Griswold suggests in this edited excerpt from his...

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Mollusks, which include mussels, clams, octopus, squid, chitons, snails, slugs, and a few less familiar groups, are the second most diverse animal phylum (arthropods are number one, which includes the hyper-diverse class of insects).  Estimates...

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Public health officials across the United States find themselves grappling with a surge in cases of the measles. New York City has declared a public health emergency, and the Centers for Disease Control have confirmed more cases in the first 14...

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By the time of publication of the first edition of Governing Health: The Politics of Health Policy in 1996, the possibility of national health care reform – which had...

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From 10 years of age, I have held an abiding passion for natural history, especially birds. Much of my youth was spent roving woodlands, wetlands, moorlands, and coastlines observing wildlife and enjoying the constant surprises and delights...

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