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Gregory Berns Knows What Your Dog Is Thinking (It’s Sweet)

Dr. Gregory Berns, 53, a neuroscientist at Emory University in Atlanta, spends his days scanning the brains of dogs, trying to figure out what they’re thinking. The research is detailed in a new book, “What It’s Like to Be a Dog.”<p>Among the findings: Your dog may really love you for you — not for …

Pets

Hurricanes Are Sweeping The Atlantic. What's The Role Of Climate Change?

Hurricane Irma is hovering somewhere between being the most- and second-most powerful hurricane recorded in the Atlantic. It follows Harvey, which dumped trillions of gallons of water on South Texas. And now, Hurricane Jose is falling into step behind Irma, and gathering strength.<p>Is this what …

Global Warming

Antarctica Is Turning Green, as Climate Change Pushes It Back in Geologic Time

This isn't good.<p>Researchers in Antarctica have discovered rapidly growing banks of mosses on the ice continent's northern peninsula, providing …

Climate Change

Developmental psychologists: Trump isn’t a child. Children behave better.

In a letter to the New York Times, two experts make the case that Trump shouldn’t be compared to children.<p>Political pundits have taken to comparing President Donald Trump to a toddler, with David Brooks at the New York Times most recently writing an op-ed titled “When a Child Is Leading the …

Donald Trump

An Undocumented Mother of 2 Was Detained After an Immigration Check-In

An undocumented mother of two who pled guilty to a traffic violation is being detained by federal immigration authorities in Virginia after her …

Immigration

Q&A with Japanese Exchange Program Participants

Slideshow • 4 PhotosMai Sanada and Alisha ToneCloseWould you believe there aren’t any frozen yogurt shops in Japan? And vaseline is extremely …

Japan

Teacher Appreciation Week: Ms. Sotillo

No way could I ever pick a favorite teacher, but if I had to narrow it down, Ms. Sotillo would definitely be in the final handful. Ms. Sotillo is my …

Teaching

Studio Series Presents: 21 Chump Street

<i>Guys and Dolls</i> has finished, but City High Drama still isn’t done preparing performances. Studio Series Performances<b>When:</b> May 18-19, 7:00<b>Where:</b> …

Film Festivals

Little Hawks in the Little Mermaid

Slideshow • 4 PhotosZoë Miller, Tommy Brands, Josh Millsap, Elias Perez, Keaton ScandrettCloseFor the past few months, student actors from across …

The Arts

Disney’s First Gay Character: What Is Representation?

We all know Disney has become increasingly progressive in the past few years with its inclusion of more diverse casts, feminist movies, and …

Walt Disney Company

The story of a miracle

Eighteen weeks into her pregnancy, Tiffany Roiseland, an ELL (English Language Learning) teacher at Iowa City West High School, received news that …

High School

Dress Code Incident Raises Concern

Alida Beste is an honor roll student, three sport varsity athlete and an accomplished junior at Burlington High School. Last week she was called to …

Spray It, Don’t Say It

There are few terms in the world of art and expression that inspire more public debate and dissenting opinion than the term “graffiti.” Baseline …

Defining the female Olympian

Like most Olympics, the 2016 Rio games did not escape controversy. Amongst the gold medal moments, the world saw Hope Solo call the Women’s Swedish …

UI's next move could be tuition hike

CLOSE<p>The University of Iowa is reinstating some legacy scholarships to students after announcing last week that they would not be renewed.<p>With the …

College & University
City Politics

Mike Pence Used Private Email as Governor, News Report Says

Vice President Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct public business when he was governor of Indiana, a practice that was legal but raised questions about the security of the communications, some of which addressed sensitive topics.<p>Mr. Pence used an AOL email account to communicate …

Mike Pence

How Trump Is Failing to Honor Fallen Navy SEAL Ryan Owens

The White House should stop taking credit for the raid as a success while passing the buck for its failures.<p>President Trump’s invocation of fallen Navy SEAL Ryan Owens was one of the most polarizing moments in his address to Congress. Those who praised the moment are correct that men and women who …

Donald Trump

Scientists Are Standing Up to Trump Because They've Always Stood Up to Bullshit

There’s this pervasive idea that science is somehow exempt from the ugly political world in which the rest of us wallow. But even a perfunctory look …

Antarctica: So Hot Right Now

It'll only get worse.<p>You have to give it to those "crafty Chinese." They really know how to throw a hoax.<p>Let's start in the environmental hellscape of Arctic Canada, where there is nothing permanent about the permafrost any more. From the award-winning <i>Inside Climate News:</i><p>According to researchers …

Global Warming