It is safe to get the newly formulated COVID-19 booster shot and the flu shot at the same time.
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When COVID-19 and the flu co-infect, it’s ‘flurona.’ But such cases are rare, and there are effective ways to protect yourself from both viruses.
Wireless sensors and data systems can help farmers use water much more efficiently by monitoring soil conditions.
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The Agricultural Internet of Things is making farming more efficient. An information technology expert describes some of the challenges of working with sensors and antennas underground.
About 30% of Gen Z adults needed help from a food bank or other charity to get enough food in 2022.
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About a third of American adults in Generation Z lack the money or resources needed for reliable access to nutritious food.
When a person loses a loved one to COVID-19, the mental health effects can be severe.
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COVID-19 deaths tend to be more unexpected and traumatic than other types of deaths. A sociologist explains the mental health burdens facing the millions who’ve lost a relative to the coronavirus.
Elder abuse can take many forms, including financial, emotional, physical and sexual abuse, along with neglect.
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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day highlights the increasing population of older adults around the world and the accompanying rise in elder mistreatment.
Customers may prefer the old-fashioned tip jar.
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Delivery services and cafes commonly prompt customers to leave a specific tip – for example, 15%, 20%, 25% – at the point of sale rather than after completing the service.
Thousands of years ago, people in this part of Sudan used underground tombs to bury their dead.
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Promoting and practicing ethical research that includes the people who live in the area today is as important to the archaeological team as learning more about the lives of the ancient inhabitants.
The heart of U.S. tornado activity, once Tornado Alley, has shifted eastward.
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Studies show tornadoes are getting more common and more intense, and they’re shifting eastward to a new tornado hot spot.
Tahun baru adalah waktu yang tepat untuk mengadopsi kebiasaan dan rutinitas baru yang sehat.
Without a diverse range of test subjects, some new technologies could fail to work as intended for many people.
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It’s easy for researchers to fall back on using test subjects from the communities around them – students and employees. Branching out is key to avoiding technology that fails certain populations.
Health and well-being come in many forms, including finding solitude and connection with nature.
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The new year is a perfect time to adopt new health habits and routines. These four scholars reflect on the ways that they overcame the pandemic blues to get fit.
The number of women religious leaders is growing, but the 2018-2019 National Congregations Study, which surveyed 5,300 U.S. religious communities, found that only 56.4% of these communities would allow a woman to “be head clergy person or primary religious leader.”
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Three female academics discuss how women are forging new pathways in faith leadership throughout religions that traditionally have been patriarchal.
Relationship stress can hit new highs during the holidays.
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Hostile partners can experience jumps in stress and blood pressure after an argument. But there are ways to cool conflicts, even during a pandemic holiday season.
A vulnerability in Log4j, a humble but widespread piece of software, has put millions of computers at risk.
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Log4Shell is the latest hacker exploit rocking the internet, and it’s arguably the worst yet. The vulnerability is in an obscure piece of software used on millions of computers.
Nickel oxide, the gray-and-black-striped material, demonstrates unique properties when exposed to hydrogen.
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The ability to store information is central to learning and the field of artificial intelligence. Researchers have shown how a unique material shows basic learning properties similar to that of slugs.
Colors, sparks, booms and whistles all require different pyrotechnic recipes.
Hidden underneath the bright colors and celebratory nature of fireworks is a combination of ancient chemistry and modern pyrotechnical recipes.
An entrepreneurial mindset can help arts and humanities majors succeed in the gig economy.
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Teaching entrepreneurial skills is a staple in business schools. But it can benefit all students – including majors in engineering, agriculture and even the arts.
Experts give trick-or-treating the green light this year.
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There’s no need to pull out the candy catapult this year, but a few reasonable precautions can keep COVID-19 transmissions in check.
Cette structure de rochers et sédiments, notamment leur inclinaison, permet de mieux comprendre l’histoire du delta Jezero, sur la planète Mars. Les contrastes ont été amplifiés.
La confirmation de l’existence passée d’un lac dans le cratère Jezero est le premier résultat scientifique majeur de la mission du rover Perseverance.
Perseverance took a selfie next to its biggest accomplishment yet – the two small drill holes where the rover took samples of Martian rocks.
Perseverance and its helicopter sidekick, Ingenuity, have been on Mars for nearly nine months. The duo have taken rock samples, performed first flights and taken images of the delta in Jezero Crater.