Open windows and doors to boost air flow and help remove airborne particles.
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Being indoors with other people is a recipe for spreading the coronavirus. But removing airborne particles through proper ventilation and air filtration can reduce some of that risk.
Deep worry about climate change and biodiversity loss can affect kids’ mental health.
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Here are four ways adults can help kids work through their worries about the environment.
Flames approach houses during the Blue Ridge Fire on Oct. 27, 2020 in Chino Hills, California.
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A fire scientist offers a six-point strategy for preventing wildfires and living safely in flammable landscapes.
Arctic sea ice levels have been falling for several decades.
The pattern of autumn sea ice growth has been completely disrupted. The director of the National Snow and Ice Data Center explains what's happening.
Religious services through Zoom: A pastor conducts online services from the basement of her home in Falls Church, Virginia.
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During the pandemic, the practice of faith has moved to being a more personal one for many. A scholar of the Judeo-Christian tradition explains how tragedy often resulted in private piety.
More than 280 women in STEMM call for a marine protected area to be established in the waters of the Western Antarctic Peninsula.
A closed mobile money kiosk in Harare. Up to 50,000 small agents are affected countrywide.
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Stringent restrictions could stifle innovation among mobile money operators and hinder access to financial services.
Houses, allegedly destroyed by shelling, in Ganja, Nagorno Karabakh.
Armenia and Azerbaijan are fighting over the contested territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. But what do the people who live there want?
In the not-too-distant future, tattoos could become medical diagnostic devices as well as body art.
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Researchers are developing tattoo inks that do more than make pretty colors. Some can sense chemicals, temperature and UV radiation, setting the stage for tattoos that diagnose health problems.
An airtanker drops retardant to help stop the spread of the 2015 Eyrie Fire in the foothills of Boise, Idaho, which was ignited by sparks from construction equipment.
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Wildfires aren't always wild. Many of the most expensive and damaging fires happen in suburban areas, and nearly all blazes in these zones are started by humans.
Institutions like hospitals and transit systems have been using UV disinfection for years.
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UV disinfection is a proven means of killing pathogens like the SARS-CoV-2 virus, but it's not risk-free.
Citizenship means the ability to vote, as naturalized citizen Cici Carpio declared in April 2019 in El Paso, Texas.
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Hundreds of thousands of people are waiting for their naturalization applications to be processed by US Citizenship and Immigration Services. Without citizenship, they can't vote.
Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice presidential nominee.
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While the debates about Kamala Harris’ multiraciality may seem new, they are similar to the commentary other high-profile mixed-race people in the US have received about their racial identities.
Mantener las ventanas abiertas es la forma más sencilla de aumentar la ventilación en espacios interiores.
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Una profesora de ingeniería mecánica explica cómo hacer que los espacios interiores sean seguros durante este periodo de pandemia.
Intentionally mutilated head of Egyptian Pharaoh Hatshepsut.
As US protesters deface monuments of once revered leaders, they are drawing from an ancient tradition used by both marginalized people and those in power.
Open windows are the easiest way to ventilate a room.
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Good ventilation can reduce the risk of catching coronavirus. An environmental engineer explains how to know if enough outside air is getting into a room and what to do if ventilation is bad.
Mosaic in San Vitale Basilica, Ravenna, Italy.
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Millions step into cathedrals and chapels on a regular basis. The history of these places of worship offers important insights into Christianity.
People wearing masks and social distancing at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes on May 30, 2020.
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Coronavirus is causing religious communities to rethink ways of expressing their faith. In the spirit of finding innovative ways to continue rituals, the pilgrimage to Lourdes was conducted online.
Kamu mungkin sudah merasakan bagaimana rasanya di dalam awan yang terbuat dari uap air yang terkondensasi.
New priorities in Boulder, Colo.
City streets were built to accommodate cars, but the COVID-19 pandemic has scrambled our transport needs. Many cities are moving to make streets more people-friendly and less car-centric.