Get a shot of preparation and protect yourself from malicious information warriors.
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As elections approach – and even after they’re done – there’s a lot of confusing, and deliberately misleading, information out there. Learn how to protect yourself.
Banyak pemimpin dunia, termasuk Vladimir Putin, dituding memplagiasi disertasi S3 mereka. Keputusan untuk mundur, menyangkal, atau mengabaikan tudingan tersebut mencerminkan karakter negara mereka.
Residents in Poltava, Ukraine, survey the damage from a Russian attack.
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An overwhelming majority of Ukrainians are not willing to negotiate over the territorial integrity of the country, even if it means peace.
Trading on tragedy.
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The share price of gun-makers Smith & Wesson and Sturm Ruger both jumped after the Uvalde massacre. In the past, gun-makers were punished after a shooting, but things have changed.
Javelin anti-tank missiles, T-72 tanks and Bayraktar TB2 drones are just some of the weapons that other nations have sent to Ukraine.
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An arms trade expert explains the wide variety of military aid nations around the world have sent to Ukraine.
Killer on the loose.
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A new study shows that when free-ranging cats are more than a few blocks from forested areas in cities, such as parks, they’re more likely to prey on rats than on native wildlife.
Different types of data can influence how parents select schools for their children.
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An education researcher explains how most school rating websites lack a key piece of information about school performance.
A Russian warship, the Patrol Ship Dmitry Rogachev, travels through the Dardanelles on Feb. 15, 2022.
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The Montreux Convention Regarding the Regime of the Straits gives Turkey control over the water route between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean.
High-density housing became popular as the population of Silicon Valley exploded, making affordable housing scarce.
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Housing affordability has been an important public policy issue since the onset of the pandemic. Economist Emily Hamilton explains the research on some popular affordable housing policies.
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Risky life-science projects need global governance. Unfortunately, current standards and practices are not up to the task.
There are 2,315 five-letter words in Wordle’s dictionary.
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Whether you want to win with as few guesses as possible, or you just want to figure out the right word before running out of turns, a scholar offers some tips.
Gambia’s president Adama Barrow waves to supporters shortly after he arrived the country in 2017.
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Adama Barrow’s re-election in The Gambia was not unexpected. It, however, leaves the opposition with an uncertain path forward and signals the shrinking status of his predecessor, Yahya Jammeh.
Research suggests that about 20% of all prescriptions are administered “off-label.”
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The CDC’s COVID-19 vaccine provider agreement prohibits health care professionals from administering the vaccines in people for whom they are not yet authorized or approved. But this departs from longstanding norms.
Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, CEO of the national Feeding America anti-hunger network, meets with Jay Worrall, president of a Pennsylvania food bank.
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The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s latest ranking indicates that the coronavirus and heightened awareness about racism made a difference, but not necessarily a lasting one.
The leaders of Ireland’s major churches have been cooperating more closely amid challenges like Brexit and the pandemic.
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A church service marking Northern Ireland’s centenary has stirred up debate. But amid the past few years’ tensions, the island’s Christian leaders have coordinated closely.
Global views on climate change are shifting, but there is still a strong progressive-conservative divide.
Pew asked people in 17 countries how they felt about climate change. The survey found some optimism but also deep ideological divides, particularly in the United States.
A diminished voice in the union?
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Northern Ireland’s Orange Order will take to the streets on July 12 to commemorate a Protestant military victory. A scholar explains why this year the risk of unrest is heightened.
The Malawi Supreme Court of Appeal decision ends years of confusion over the status of prisoners on death row.
The Malawi court’s decision provides a roadmap for future challenges to the death penalty in other southern African countries.
Une scientifique habillée d'une combinaison pressurisée au Laboratoire national de microbiologie de Winnipeg.
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Une grande partie de la recherche scientifique sur les coronavirus est menée dans des pays qui ne contrôlent pas la recherche à double usage ou les expériences de gain de fonction.
A virologist stands between rows of cages for laboratory animals in the new high security laboratory (biosafety level 4) at the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine in Hamburg, Germany.
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A large proportion of scientific research on coronaviruses is carried out in countries with no oversight of experiments designed to make pathogens more deadly.