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ECONOMY/BUSINESS

What makes one economy more resilient than another?

Markets have been on a rocky ride all year on concerns another recession looms. Here are a few lessons we can learn from the last one.

http://theconversation.com/what-makes-one-economy-more-resilient-than-another-54374?utm_medium=email&utm_source=ap

POLITICS/SOCIETY

Hard data: Is Trump or Cruz more electable?

Using a new model that considers state-by-state polling, statisticians from Oklahoma State look at who would win the presidential election if it were held today.

http://theconversation.com/hard-data-is-trump-or-cruz-more-electable-55550?utm_medium=email&utm_source=ap

How Donald Trump broke the media

The jester of Twitter doesn’t need traditional media or campaign war chests. Here’s why.

http://theconversation.com/how-donald-trump-broke-the-media-55693?utm_medium=email&utm_source=ap

ENVIRONMENT/ENERGY

Can drinking water be delivered without disinfectants like chlorine and still be safe?

Unlike the U.S., some European countries have stopped using chlorine to disinfect drinking water to avoid changing the taste and potential health problems. Which approach is better?

http://theconversation.com/can-drinking-water-be-delivered-without-disinfectants-like-chlorine-and-still-be-safe-55476?utm_medium=email&utm_source=ap

HEALTH/MEDICINE

Africa’s children need help coping with a myriad of stresses, not just HIV

The call to action to address childhood vulnerability in Africa must go far beyond the 17.8 million children infected and affected by HIV.

https://theconversation.com/africas-children-need-help-coping-with-a-myriad-of-stresses-not-just-hiv-55138?utm_medium=email&utm_source=ap

EDUCATION

Why are political experts mostly men? Women also know stuff

This Tuesday, March 8, is International Women’s day. Gender biases continue and women’s voices are missing from expert discussions.

http://theconversation.com/why-are-political-experts-mostly-men-women-also-know-stuff-54979?utm_medium=email&utm_source=ap

ARTS/CULTURE

Why the German language has so many great words

Even if you don’t have a word for it, you can make one up.

http://theconversation.com/why-the-german-language-has-so-many-great-words-55554?utm_medium=email&utm_source=ap

SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

The ‘Math Myth’ fuels the algebra wars, but what’s the fight really about?

A new book criticizes how and what American math classes are teaching. Singling out math instruction in this age of high-stakes testing and accountability is unsporting.

https://theconversation.com/the-math-myth-fuels-the-algebra-wars-but-whats-the-fight-really-about-55740?utm_medium=email&utm_source=ap

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