Ruth Gates dedicated her life to saving the world’s reefs and training the next generation of reef scientists. Ruth Gates, who died Thursday at age 56, was known as much for her laugh as for her science.
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crimereads.com - Araminta HallAraminta Hall is the author of Everything and Nothing. She has an MA in creative writing and authorship from the University of Sussex, and teaches creative writing at New Writing South in Brighton, where she lives with her husband and three children. Our Kind of Cruelty is her first book published in the United States.
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As participation in civic life has dwindled, so has public faith in the country’s system of government. Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series that attempts to answer the question: Is democracy
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Officials in Brazil have blamed lack of funding for a huge fire that has ravaged the country's National Museum. One of the largest anthropology and natural history collections in the Americas was almost
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The space cowboy on finding a home for his four hundred and fifty guitars. For more than three decades, the musician Steve Miller lived on a hilltop in Ketchum, Idaho, on a baronial estate that he built
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