Physics makes a lot of assumptions about time that may be getting in the way of understanding the fourth dimension.
Stochasticity is everywhere – and finding the order in disorder can unlock new ways to understand biology.
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An epigenetic model of cancer that incorporates the concept of stochasticity could also explain why cancer risk increases with age and how biological development can be reversible.
Educators stereotype Black students in subtle ways.
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Though difficult to pinpoint, white educators often put forth stereotypes when they discuss Black students among themselves, new research has found.
Taking guns from abusers saves lives.
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Research shows that removing guns from violent abusers saves lives. But laws doing just that are at risk of being ruled unconstitutional, following a landmark Supreme Court guns case.
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Colorado is one of 19 states that have laws in place to prevent individuals believed to pose a threat from obtaining guns. But a preventive order needs to be petitioned before it can be issued.
One in 10 American voters listed guns as their top concern.
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Two states had guns directly on the ballot in midterm election initiatives. Voters moved state laws in opposite directions.
A freight train runs on the Mombasa-Nairobi railway track in July 2022.
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Kenyan taxpayers will ultimately shoulder the cost of the project. They have a right to all the details.
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.
Technique matters when it comes to getting a sufficient amount of virus for a rapid test.
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Rapid tests can be an incredibly useful tool for early detection of COVID-19. Unfortunately, they sometimes leave people with more questions than answers.
Di beberapa negara, rokok dipajang secara mencolok setinggi mata anak-anak.
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Tempat penjualan di 42 negara mayoritas berpenghasilan rendah dan menengah menampilkan iklan rokok setinggi mata anak-anak.
People wait in line for a free morning meal in Los Angeles in April 2020. High and rising inequality is one reason the U.S. ranks badly on some international measures of development.
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The United States came in 41st worldwide on the UN’s 2022 sustainable development index, down nine spots from last year. A political historian explains the country’s dismal scores.
Refugees and asylum seekers move through this refugee camp in Musina, South Africa.
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Beitbridge and Musina are two border towns in Zimbabwe and South Africa that see many migrants pass through – with different health needs.
Automaker GMC shows off its Hummer EVs at a plant in Detroit.
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China controls much of the global EV supply chain, but electric vehicles that use its parts and minerals won’t qualify for new US EV tax credits. Can America build its own supply chain?
Research shows low male participation in the nursing workforce can stem from many sources, including reticence by career counsellors to recommend nursing as a career.
In some countries, cigarettes are prominently displayed at children’s eye level.
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In places around the world that lack restrictions to combat the problem, tobacco companies are using marketing strategies aimed at children, like displaying tobacco products at kids’ eye level.
A general view shows the Standard Gauge Railway train constructed by the Chinese Communications Construction Company and financed by Chinese government.
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The fear that borrowers’ strategic assets are at risk from Chinese banks continues to fail the test of evidence.
Russian disinformation, amplified by China, is raising fears that the war in Ukraine could escalate.
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The Russian government used disinformation to fabricate a justification for invading Ukraine. A new campaign focused on biowarfare claims threatens to escalate the conflict.
Supply chains were already in disarray thanks to overcongested ports, as in Los Angeles.
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In the short term, the war is causing energy prices to soar and prompting fears of famine in some countries. In the long term, it could remake the modern global supply chain.
Pelajar laki-laki dan perempuan berkampanye menolak menjadi target pemasaran rokok di Jakarta, Februari 2017.
Perilaku merokok pada perempuan bukan lagi tentang kebebasan berekpresi dan perlawanan terhadap penindasan jika mereka selama ini menjadi obyek eksploitasi perusahaan rokok untuk meraup keuntungan.
Operating in crisis mode for COVID-19, TB, or any other health catastrophe is difficult to sustain.
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In 2020 TB case detection fell by almost 20% and mortality rose for the first time in a decade. These setbacks are directly attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic.