Amber Heard and Johnny Depp appear in the courtroom at the Fairfax County Circuit Court on May 5, 2022.
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What appears to be normal social media activity exposes a much darker reality: fan culture often leads to deeply harmful conversations shaping how people address and redress violence.
An increasing number of people are falling victim to cryptocurrency scams on dating websites.
Online dating scams are costing site users millions of dollars. Regulation needs to hold companies accountable for fraud committed on their platforms.
Kindergarten teachers were tasked with adapting a hands-on, play-based curricula in a virtual environment – a nearly impossible task even without parenting one’s own children at the same time.
Kindergarten educators who taught from home during COVID-19 and who were primarily responsible for their own children self-reported poorer mental health than those without these responsibilities.
A growing number of businesses across a wide range of industries are successfully selling voyeurism to their audiences.
Voyeurism provides a glimpse into the private life of another person to give audiences a revealing and entertaining experience.
Until recently, most biomedical studies did not consider sex or gender.
Biomedical studies have traditionally used male animals and men as research subjects. That is a problem for everyone because for many diseases, there are sex differences in how they affect people.
One of the reigning myths that helps maintain the orgasm gap is that there are inherent gender differences for why men and women have sex.
Like other gender gaps, it is important to continue pushing past individual explanations and understand the gender gap in orgasms as a form of gender inequality.
The harmful belief that Christianity ‘replaced’ Judaism is partly rooted in the erroneous view that
Jesus told his followers that rules regarding ritual purity were outdated.
Easter and Passover begin on the same weekend this year. This is an opportunity to revisit misconceptions about Jesus’s ministry and to address anti-Jewish uses of Christian scripture.
Saat bekerja dari rumah, wanita berjuang lebih dari pria untuk menemukan waktu untuk upaya berkelanjutan yang diperlukan untuk menghasilkan penelitian yang baik dan dapat diterbitkan.
The Countess of Coventry, Maria Gunning, was rumoured to have died of lead poisoning from her makeup.
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Not engaging Black communities meaningfully in health and other policy-making processes has been a critical failure, reflecting a history of systemic racism, marginalization and political indifference.
While policy organizations publicly claim that they want input from racialized and other marginalized communities, many fail to listen to, accept or integrate what those communities have to say.
A woman with hair dyed bright red wears a mask as she uses her phone in Beijing.
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In China, social media is being censored to reflect pro-Russian sentiment, making it impossible to gauge public opinion of Chinese people on the Russian invasion.
Fit, fabric and design affect mask effectiveness.
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We tested well-fitting cloth masks made from 16 kinds of cotton, on human participants, to see how many provided filtration comparable with a certified medical mask. Most of them did.
A Ukrainian police officer is overwhelmed by emotion after comforting people evacuated from Irpin on the outskirts of Kyiv on March 26, 2022. History shows that wars launched for nebulous reasons generally backfire on those who launch them.
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It’s difficult for regimes to galvanize public opinion or maintain people’s willingness to accept the sacrifices associated with a war waged for questionable reasons.
Gig work is at a greater risk of monopsony than other platforms because of the role platform owners play as regulators and collectors of user data.
New legislation could strengthen the social contract between workers and platforms.
Firefighters extinguish a fire at a destroyed apartment complex after a Russian rocket attack in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, on March 14, 2022. The majority of the city’s residents are Russian-speaking.
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The Russian diaspora has mostly been careful about overtly criticizing Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Does that imply support, or fear of Russian retribution?
Health sciences education needs to be updated to include training in technology.
There are growing applications of artificial intelligence in health sciences education. Students and practitioners need to be educated on using these technologies and made aware of their implications.
The future of virtual learning? In Canada, doctors and nurses are engaged in professional development studies alongside design engineer students in Italy.
Courses designed to foster peer-to-peer learning in virtual spaces can yield research insights across disciplines.
When working from home, women struggled more than men to find time for the sustained effort needed to produce good, publishable research. Lack of thinking time is a problem for all knowledge workers.
A gym is in ruins following a shelling in Kyiv, Ukraine, on March 2, 2022. Russian forces have escalated their attacks on crowded cities in what Ukraine’s leader called a blatant campaign of terror.
(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
Putin never formally declared war on Ukraine, calling the invasion a “special military operation.” Official declarations of war are increasingly a thing of the past. Here’s why that’s detrimental.
COVID-19 will not be the last infectious disease event of our time. We need to prepare for the next challenge with evidence and knowledge.
Before COVID-19, clean water, antibiotics and vaccines had made us complacent about infectious disease. Infection control can no longer be taken for granted. We must be prepared for future pandemics.