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By Elina L Nino The Conversation Honey bees are arguably our most important commercially available pollinator. They are responsible for pollinating numerous food plants that make our diets more exciting and nutritious, including many fruits, vegetables and nuts. Beekeepers…

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By Mark Cartwright Ancient History Encyclopedia The warfare of the Inca civilization was characterised by a high degree of mobility, large-scale engagements of hand-to-hand combat, and the establishment of a network of fortresses to protect an empire of over 10 million subjects. Conquestgave the Incas access to…

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By Clifton B. Parker Futurity   A divisive political primary that gets lots of media scrutiny reduces the party nominee’s chances in the general election, research suggests. But, if the primary has not generated much attention, then the primary winner…

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By Natalie Gross Latino Ed Beat   Aiming to solve a diversity problem in Silicon Valley, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation is training the next generation of Latino coders — and teaching them to teach others. “The thought that the tech industry…

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SaludToday   Eating white rice may increase the risk for diabetes type 2– a condition that affects millions of Latinos, according to a recent study by Harvard University, Univision reports.   For the study, researchers reviewed “four earlier studies involving more…

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By Anthony J. Gaughan The Conversation   The GOP nomination is within Donald Trump’s grasp. Trump’s decisive victory in the Indiana primary on Tuesday night drove his two final challengers to withdraw from the race. Whatever hopes the GOP…

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By Brianna McGurran NerdWallet   Student loan borrowers dream of the day they’re debt-free the way others fantasize about winning the lottery. That day could come sooner than you think if you qualify for federal student loan forgiveness. There…

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By Lizette Escobedo Moms Clean Air Force   While the Latino community certainly focuses on policy issues such as comprehensive immigration reform and unemployment, we also care deeply about the environmental issues, especially how pollution and toxic waste makes its…

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By James Urton Futurity   Each fall, monarch butterflies across Canada and the United States turn their colorful wings toward the Rio Grande and migrate more than 2,000 miles to the relative warmth of central Mexico. The journey, repeated instinctively by generations…

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SaludToday   The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) recently released an interactive map that helps in the understanding of disparities in chronic diseases geographically for Medicare beneficiaries. The Mapping Medicare Disparities (MMD) Tool can…

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By Natalie Gross Latino Ed Beat   The nation’s first and only freestanding College of Ethnic Studiesis struggling to pay its debts. The administration of San Francisco State University announced recently that the institution has been footing a $200,000 annual deficit for the college…