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The government’s violence against women strategy fails to adequately address the reasons for women’s lack of safety.
Les essais contrôlés randomisés concernent encore trop peu les personnes transgenres.
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Il existe peu d’études scientifiques concernant les traitements des personnes transgenres, ce qui complique leur prise en charge par les médecins.
Red sky at night, federal workers take fright?
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Congress is working on a spending bill to avert another government shutdown. Scholars explain what’s in store if they fail.
La feuille de route pour une paix durable au Mali a des objectifs louables, mais elle ne va pas assez loin.
Des partisans du mouvement d'opposition, M5, affichent leur soutien à la junte militaire, à Bamako, en juin, et appellent à un Mali nouveau et inclusif.
A Delta Health Center worker at a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic in rural Mississippi in April 2021.
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Achieving widespread immunity to COVID-19 through vaccination requires as many people as possible to get their shots, including those who object or haven’t bothered.
Many of the organizations helping refugees resettle are faith-based groups.
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Faith-based organizations have been central partners in resettling refugees in the United States. But there are signs that support may be waning.
Supporters of the M5 opposition movement show their support for the military junta, calling for a new and inclusive Mali in Bamako in June.
Whatever its flaws, it doesn’t mean the government action plan should be ignored or opposed. Rather, more needs to be done to achieve its goals.
Tesla’s Autopilot enables hands-free driving, but it’s not meant to allow drivers to take their eyes off the road.
An autonomous vehicle expert explains how Tesla’s Autopilot works, what prompted US authorities to investigate the system and what changes might be in store for the company.
Are these people interacting in some virtual world?
The metaverse is science fiction, but a lot of people in Silicon Valley are working to make this interconnected virtual reality a, well, reality.
Innovation in food systems and agricultural research is critical for African countries.
Stronger agricultural R&D systems will enable agriculture to power Africa’s transformation.
Misinformation on social media is hindering efforts to vaccinate people against the coronavirus.
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Combating vaccine misinformation on social media requires blocking sources of misinformation – and giving researchers access to data about how misinformation spreads.
The study found that child-free people were just as satisfied with their lives as those with kids.
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While past studies have placed the proportion of child-free American adults at somewhere between 2% and 9%, a new study found that in Michigan, over 1 in 4 adults don’t want kids.
A Supreme Court ruling on free speech does nothing about toxic online discourse.
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A Supreme Court ruling about a student’s free-speech rights won’t stem the torrent of crude, disrespectful speech in American society.
Listening to science is a lot easier for politicians when behind-the-scenes intermediaries are there to help.
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Before new policy can be based on evidence, decision-makers need to understand the relevant research. Intermediaries between scientists and policymakers translate information and build relationships.
Access to transgender medical care has been under attack in many places in the U.S., and protesters, like those seen here in Texas, are pushing back.
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Across the US, politicians, activists and transgender people are fighting over the right to access transgender medical care. Rarely is the care itself actually discussed. This is that discussion.
Shakuntala Thilsted, à droite, au Bangladesh.
Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted est la lauréate du Prix mondial de l’alimentation 2021 pour ses travaux sur les petits poissons comme sources de nutrition précieuses dans les pays en développement.
Taking a selfie during the #ENDSARS protest in Lagos in 2020. Social media was used extensively to mobilise demontrators.
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President Muhammadu Buhari’s Twitter shutdown will be hard to enforce and could have dire consequences for Nigeria’s fragile democratic institutions and economy.
People around the country are ready to celebrate.
A doctor offers tips on how to safely get exercise, sleep and drinking habits back into shape as the pandemic wanes.
Protesters speak out against the Olympics in Tokyo on May 17, 2021.
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Even when there's no pandemic underway, the local economy may take a hit.
A red blood moon is caused by sunlight passing through the Earth’s atmosphere.
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In the early morning of May 26, 2021, there will be a super blood-red lunar eclipse. The show will be spectacular and can all be explained by the orbits of the Earth and Moon.