Rotating black holes suck up anything that gets near enough.
Twisted sound beams suggest an advanced civilisation may be able to harness immense amounts of power from a black hole.
Death rates are low in the region but this has largely gone ignored.
A rapid launch of tracing and testing combined with localised lockdowns aims to keep the virus under control until a vaccine is found.
The Virgin Crown: appeared on a wall in Madrid on March 13, the day before Spain went into lockdown.
Religious imagery has traditionally been a popular vehicle for artistic expression, providing comfort during conflict.
There is no single reason why COVID-19 has had a disproportionate effect on ethnic minorities, but we know that racism and socioeconomic factors both play a role.
A decentralised climate organisation, based on blockchain, could help get the world to work together to act against climate change.
Calls to ‘defund the police’ are growing across the US.
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Iraq, Guatemala and the autonomous region of Bougainville have all tried to demilitarise their police forces – with varying degrees of success.
All this costs money.
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There is no magic money tree in economics – whatever money is spent must be paid back later.
Air mempengaruhi seluruh aspek kehidupan, ekonomi, dan ekosistem.
Akses terhadap air bersih memang sangat penting dalam kondisi normal sekalipun, apalagi pada masa pandemi.
Water is now a more precious, strategic and scarcer than ever before in human history.
During normal times, and even more during the present pandemic, access to clean water and proper sanitation is essential.
Dance of Death, Michael Wolgemut (1493).
It is generally assumed that this disease-control technique goes back to the 1840s, but it's actually much older.
Li Keqiang give his speech in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
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When China's Premier Li Keqiang delivered the annual government work report on the opening day of the National People's Congress, COVID-19 was at the heart of it.
COVID-19 is not a cause of domestic abuse and focusing on this event obscures the underlying causes, offering perpetrators excuses for their abusive behaviour.
One-to-one talk is a great tool for learning.
A survey of the general public shows they blame each other more than their leaders.
Technology offers youth new tools – but what such tools can help young people achieve depends on what they already know and larger contexts.
Society needs to spend as much time considering youth options for creating as we we do considering what can happen with digital learning, finds a study in Hamilton, Canada and Glasgow, Scotland.
Red Cross nurses in San Francisco, 1918.
Over 30 countries today are making people wear masks in public, despite serious doubts from scientists.
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Scotland's 'makar' and quiet man of poetry continues to be loved, read, taught and celebrated 100 years after his birth.
Brain regions associated with threat and aversion are activated when we feel lonely and rejected.
A crib sheet for Dominic Raab.