X-ray scans are taken in hospitals worldwide – and an AI program has been taught to scan them for coronavirus.
Forgetfulness is often regarded as a sign of old age. But what exactly is going on in the brain that makes it more difficult for older people to remember things?
Kenya election officials inspect voting packs at a holding centre ahead of the August 2017 elections.
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Electoral malpractice can be justified by some as preventing a greater injustice to the individual, community or nation.
Children and young people with disabilities should aim for between 120 and 180 minutes of aerobic activity a week.
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We helped develop the UK’s first physical activity guidelines for disabled children and young people.
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The show has been marketed as a feminist reclaiming, but at an emotional and traumatic cost to Pamela Anderson.
Without a diagnosis, girls might experience social difficulties and traumatic situations – and grow into women who blame themselves.
South Africans wait for a COVID-19 vaccine in December 2021.
This is a transcript of The Conversation Weekly podcast episode published on February 3 2022.
After South African scientists sounded the alarm about the new omicron variant, countries around the world closed their borders.
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Joshi Festival in the Kalash tribe in Pakistan, May 14, 2011.
Researchers visited the remote Kalash valleys to investigate how the concept of ‘happy’ and ‘sad’ music differs across cultures.
Scientists still struggle to agree on what ball lightning is caused by.
A 12th century sighting of ball lightning has been discovered in a medieval monk’s chronicle.
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Wind and solar developers have to woo investors before they can get the tax credits they’re entitled to.
Canada and England players face the ball during a FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada quarter-final in 2015.
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The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup ushered in a new age for media coverage of women’s sport. A new survey of fans shows that while many men feel threatened, a growing number are on board.
The Netflix adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s The Lost Daughter explores motherhood as complexly as the book, but some things get lost in translation.
Feast of the bean king 1640/1645 by Jacob Jordaens.
Eating codlings and electing bean kings were all part of the medieval Christmas and New Year festivities.
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The proposals for a new bill of rights are now out for consultation.
German students reading newspapers in the Nazi academy in Rügen in 1943.
An international schoolboy exchange program was used by the Nazis to favorably influence public opinion of the Third Reich. One tool they used: student exchanges with American prep schools.
Shell’s withdrawal highlights unresolved tensions on the road to net zero.
Pupils from a German ‘Napola’ at Ballenstedt before a football game with a visiting side from an English public school.
Even after the notorious Kristallnacht pogrom in 1938, some headmasters thought pupil exchanges with Nazi Germany were a good idea.
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Military emissions reporting is only voluntary. And what we cannot see, they will not cut.
From colonial times in Sudan, power has always come from the barrel of a gun.