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Language/Linguistics/Speech

Impact of digitization on democracies

Joint Symposium of the Science Academies of Germany, Israel and the USA Digitization is an integral part of democracy today. This is particularly evident in election campaigns, political initiatives, and societal debates that are…

Sealed, signed and delivered

Hebrew University archaeologists unveil 7,000-year-old seal impressions used for commerce and protection of propertyCredit: Boaz Garfinkel A team of archaeologists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) made a rare discovery when…

Outstanding education scholarship

UD's Roberta Golinkoff one of 22 scholars elected to National Academy of EducationCredit: Photo by Evan Krape Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Unidel H. Rodney Sharp Chair and professor in the School of Education (SOE) and in the departments of…

Getting they/them pronouns right

Carolina study shows announcing pronouns improves how pronouns are understood A growing number of people use they/them pronouns to signal their gender identity, but for many people, use of "they" to refer to a single individual takes some…

Trust among corvids

Credit: Michael Griesser Siberian jays are group living birds within the corvid family that employ a wide repertoire of calls to warn each other of predators. Sporadically, however, birds use one of these calls to trick their neighbouring…