Inflammation of the heart (shown here), known as myocarditis, can be triggered by viral infection, including COVID-19, as well as from COVID-19 vaccination, in rare cases.
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Parsing the risk of myocarditis from viral infection versus vaccination is challenging, and researchers are intensely studying the various factors that are at play.
Pesticide use on school playing fields varies from state to state.
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An environmental health lawyer explains why some states have weaker rules than others, and how you can make your concerns heard.
African migrants feel obliged to bring back home consumer goods as gifts.
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Gifts that migrants bring back home deny recipient countries taxes and reinforce the belief that local items are inferior.
The UK has around 2,000 drive-throughs.
Drive-throughs not only increase air pollution and emissions, but also contribute to a car-centred culture that we need to avoid.
Working from home comes with many distractions.
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Many scientists stuck at home during university closures dealt with increased domestic responsibilities. But some groups had it worse than others.
Black women have been harassed and censored on social media. What will they face in the metaverse?
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Today’s social media is plagued by racism and sexism. Without intentionally building the metaverse to be inclusive, it will be, too.
Le 12 décembre 2021 à Mayfield, dans le Kentucky, après le passage d’une série de tornades.
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La gestion d’énormes quantités de débris et de déchets constitue l’un des principaux défis à relever pour les collectivités confrontées à une catastrophe naturelle.
Pre-K students are more likely to be expelled than any K-12 grade.
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An early childhood development expert explains why so many preschoolers are kicked out of child care, and what to do if it happens to your child.
The subtleties of how genes are transcribed into RNA molecules like the one depicted here are key to understanding the inner workings of cells.
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Machine learning is great at finding patterns but doesn’t know what those patterns mean. Combine it with knowledge gained from genetic research and you have a powerful view into the workings of cells.
Vaccination has saved millions of lives throughout the course of history.
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Vaccines have successfully curtailed viral diseases for decades. But as COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy shows, mistrust and misinformation continue to put lives at risk.
He who laughs last, lives longest?
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Prince Philip died at 99. Living to such a ripe old age isn’t unusual for UK royals. Nor is it surprising, argues an expert on aging and longevity.
Debris near Lebanon, Tennessee, after tornadoes struck on the night of March 3, 2020, killing more than 20 people across the state.
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With the onset of spring come thunderstorms, and sometimes tornadoes. Learn how these systems form and why night tornadoes are especially deadly.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading source of death worldwide.
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Scientists have developed and tested a new anti-clotting drug in mice that shows promise for treating heart attacks and stroke. It may also prove useful for COVID-19.
La condamnation de Guillaume Soro l'empêche de se présenter à l'élection présidentielle prévue pour octobre prochain.
L’ancien chef rebelle ivoirien Guillaume Soro vient d’être condamné par un tribunal de son pays à vingt ans de prison pour corruption. La CPI pourrait également se saisir de son cas.
Guillaume Soro’s conviction is seen as an attempt to exclude him from the presidential elections scheduled for late October.
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It remains to be seen whether the former rebel commander and national assembly speaker will accept his situation or fight to capture the presidency.
A collapsed building in Mayfield, Ky., after a tornado hit the town on Dec. 11, 2021.
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Government agencies have detailed plans for responding to disasters, like the Dec. 10-11, 2021 tornados. But one issue doesn’t get enough attention: cleaning up the mess left behind.
Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo attends a confirmation of charges hearing at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
African leaders who have sought ICC involvement have all seen the court as being beneficial to the survival of their governments.
Komunikasi yang aman semakin diperlukan.
Kami memeriksa apakah layanan penyedia VPN sesuai dengan klaim dan janji mereka.
Secure communications are increasingly important.
Virtual private network companies make lots of promising claims about their services. Most people don’t have the skills to double-check their providers. So this group of researchers did the testing.
A Syrian child drew a picture of helicopters dropping bombs and children dying as a result. The surviving children are crying, while the deceased ones have smiles on their faces.
Syrian refugee children are not getting the care they need in the wake of the trauma they have endured. Here’s why that’s bad for them and bad for the rest of the world.