Siapa yang memantau bagaimana Facebook memantau Anda?
Tidak mungkin assessor independen dapat benar-benar memantau bagaimana Facebook dapat melanggar atau menyalahgunakan privasi pengguna.
Il est possible que les tiques transportent des armes bactériologiques - mais la bactérie b.burgdoferi qui cause la maladie de Lyme ne figure pas parmi celles-ci.
Kelvin Ma/Tufts University
Les scientifiques savent que la bactérie à l'origine de la maladie de Lyme s'est répandue dans la nature bien avant que la recherche sur les armes biologiques n'ait pu s'y intéresser.
Who’s watching Facebook watch you?
There's no way an independent assessor will be able to actually monitor how Facebook might violate or abuse users' privacy in key ways.
Ticks could spread weaponized bacteria – but
B. burgdorferi that causes Lyme isn’t one of them.
Kelvin Ma/Tufts University
Scientists know the bacterium that causes Lyme disease has been out in the wild since long before any biological weapons research could have focused on it. And that's just for starters.
A child with epilepsy during a seizure.
About 470,000 children in the US have epilepsy. Promising advances are being made in the field of epilepsy treatment for children.
Ships and boats sailing toward the Strait of Hormuz.
Reuters/Hamad I Mohammed
A fifth of the world's oil travels through the narrow waterway.
Before taking on tech giants, shatter a few misconceptions.
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Advocates and opponents of breaking up Facebook, Google and other technology giants are falling prey to some serious misconceptions.
Behrouz Kamalvandi, left, spokesman for Iran’s atomic energy agency, listens to a man wearing a surgical mask, an official with the Ahmadi Roshan nuclear site in Natanz, Iran, during a news conference on May 20, 2019.
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Nearly 50 years old, the treaty has been signed by 190 countries – more than any other arms limitation treaty. But now Iran is threatening to withdraw.
Meat of the future might be quite different from meat of the past.
Stanley Kubrick, photographer, LOOK Magazine Photograph Collection, Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-USZ6-2352.
It's relatively easy to grow a bunch of animal cells to turn into a burger. But to grow a steak made of cultured meat is a trickier task. Bioengineers must create organized, three-dimensional tissues.
Relationships can be tough.
President Trump has discussed firing Fed Chair Jerome Powell over the central bank's interest rate policies. Research shows this kind of political meddling is usually bad for the economy.
Millions of unemployed Americans have become too discouraged to look for work.
An economist explains why the long-term drop in the participate rate is an even bigger problem for the US economy than the May slowdown in jobs growth.
Viruses attack and infect a bacterium.
Cholera kills fast, and outbreaks are common in war-torn regions and after natural disasters where clean water is scarce. A new strategy to prevent cholera infections is a 'cocktail' of live virus.
Students hug after a ceremony at Tufts University May 3. The ceremony celebrated 58 students who are the first in their family to receive a college degree.
Anna Miller/Tufts University
At a special commencement ceremony for first-generation college graduates, a dean gave a speech made up of nothing but questions.
What does it look like when a country’s identity falls apart?
When a country becomes more diverse,
new demographic tensions may emerge between people who feel that they own their country's identity – and people who feel they've been left out.
Candida albicans causes candidiasis, or thrush.
A deadly fungus called _Candida auris_, is among us and is now detected in more than 20 countries. It is resistant to many anti-fungal drugs. But a familiar fungus may reveal a solution.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is trying to bolster his embattled company.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
CEO Mark Zuckerberg's claimed intent to focus on privacy will be hard to execute, will not happen soon and does not address major concerns about the company's role in society.
Doth the CEO protest too much?
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
Facebook has been acting irresponsibly and selfishly, and promising to do better without actually improving. But that's not the whole story: The company has some positive qualities, too.
Scientists are raising Miami blue butterflies in captivity and reintroducing them in south Florida.
Jeff Gage/Florida Museum of Natural History
How do you pack butterflies for shipping, or frogs for an overland hike to a new habitat? Three scientists explain how they keep threatened species safe on the road and in the air.
Policymakers are responding to a growing recognition of food as medicine.
Diet-related illnesses cost more than US$1 trillion and immeasurable human suffering and pain. Policymakers are beginning to understand that it makes sense to support food-as-medicine initiatives.
People in Uganda bear long term physical, emotional, social and economic scars from the years of deadly conflict.
Post conflict recovery is largely driven by the assumption that as soon as conflict ends, normality returns.