A change in policy means more Philly students are staying in school and out of the legal system.
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Drexel researchers evaluated a 2014 program implemented by Kevin Bethel when he was deputy police commissioner that led to fewer arrests of students in schools.
The drama surrounding OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, left − joined on stage here by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella − has overshadowed the first anniversary of the company’s ChatGPT.
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ChatGPT’s interface fueled the technology’s phenomenal rise to prominence. By being good at talking with us, it spoke to us.
Parents can model good media habits, like using online tools to connect with family and friends.
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Researchers conducted in-depth interviews with 17 Philadelphia parents about how their family uses digital media. Here they offer tips to promote healthy, balanced media habits for kids.
Animal nervous systems may lose their adaptive edge with climate change.
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Rapidly changing temperatures and sensory environments are challenging the nervous systems of many species. Animals will be forced to evolve to survive.
A registered nurse treats Dominic Rodriguez for a skin injury related to xylazine use in Philadelphia in May 2023. Treatment vans are allowed in the city, but not supervised injection sites.
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A group of academics look at the global evidence to examine the potential impact of supervised injection sites in Philadelphia and the US.
About 68% of Philadelphia police wear body cameras, but the footage is rarely made public.
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The public’s right to know often gives way to concerns about privacy, public safety and protecting evidence.
Models wearing outfits that reflect traditional Chinese culture walk the runway during China’s International Fashion Week in March 2023.
Contemporary beauty culture in China blends traditional Chinese culture with modern aesthetics and global influences.
Seorang pelajar memegang kamera digital ‘point-and-shoot’.
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Kamera smartphone lebih canggih dari kamera digital lawas. Namun, mencuatnya ketertaikan akan kamera awal tahun 2000-an menandakan hal yang lebih besar: upaya manusia untuk senantiasa mencari makna.
A student on a school bus holding a digital point-and-shoot camera.
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Smartphone cameras tend to be more advanced than their clunky, point-and-shoot predecessors. But the allure of cameras from the early 2000s reflects a broader search for meaning.
Exemptions from funding cuts are needed to ensure trans and non-binary people can get medical care.
The closure of the virtual Connect-Clinic means fewer trans and non-binary people will get the vital health-care services they need.
Prisoners and staff share responsibility for taking care of the fish tank at the ‘Little Scandinavia’ housing unit in a Pennsylvania prison.
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A pilot project at a Pennsylvania prison is trying out lessons from Scandinavia that could offer some ideas for reforming US prisons.
Which lesson should the technology field take from architecture: modernist efficiency or ‘living structure’?
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The late Christopher Alexander’s groundbreaking work on patterns has informed the development of technology for decades, but it’s the architect’s later work that holds the key to a healthier digital life.
Washington state was home to some of the nation’s first dispensaries for legalized marijuana.
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Colorado, Washington, Alaska and Oregon all experienced big increases in both deposits and lending shortly after legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
Building a culture of cycling is essential, especially where bike use is low. A global movement of community bike workshops, also known as bike kitchens, can help.
Wildfire smoke contains a mixture of toxic pollutants that can be harmful to both the lungs and the brain.
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Pollution from more frequent floods and wildfires – exacerbated by the warming climate – is threatening human health and poses particular risks to the brain.
Some of the demands by prisoners in 1971’s Attica rebellion still resonate today.
The Attica uprising marked a milestone in the prisoners’ rights movement. Many of the grievances aired in 1971 are still relevant to today’s incarcerated population.
International efforts should prioritise equitable access to vaccines.
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The emergence of variants of concern with increased potential for transmission and more severe disease in the younger population could make Africa more susceptible to a severe COVID-19 epidemic.
Protesters march at Alausa Secretariat in Ikeja, Lagos State, in October 2020.
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The protests paved the way for healing, vitality and a new vista of productive life.
An inmate at California Men’s Colony prison.
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The Federal Bureau of Prisons recently opened a unit for people suffering dementia. But is incarceration a ‘cruel and unusual’ punishment for those who don’t understand why they are behind bars?
Health care workers testing people in Nairobi, Kenya during a mass testing exercise for COVID-19.
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Africa needs to be better prepared to deal with future pandemics. That should start with a re-assessment of how countries invest in – and support – local research.