Permitir que se infectan deliberadamente a humanos con COVID-19 podría acelerar el proceso de los ensayos clínicos.
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Los ensayos de exposición en humanos conllevan riesgos importantes para los voluntarios, pero también podrían generar importantes beneficios para la humanidad: una vacuna para el coronavirus.
A family poses after the Not One Less protest in Missori Square in Milan on June 26. Family and friends are important allies against domestic violence.
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Domestic violence is always a problem, but especially during the pandemic. A recent study found that friends and family can help, but they, too, need support.
DACA supporters rally at the Supreme Court on Thursday, June 18, 2020, after the court rejected the Trump administration’s push to end DACA.
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Those who say the Supreme Court's last term was a liberal success fail to understand that the types of decisions they see as victories are fleeting triumphs that will not endure.
Don’t forget fans. Here, Phuong Nguyen (left) as Captain America with Derrick Petry as Deadpool, at Comic-Con International in July 2018, in San Diego.
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Some comic fans have found a bright spot in virtual conventions in an otherwise bleak pandemic year. The sense of community matters more than a simplistic analysis about metrics or interactivity.
A county election worker gets mailed-in ballots ready to be counted, in this file photo from 2016.
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Oregon's experience shows that mail-in voting can be safe and secure, providing accurate and reliable results the public can be confident in.
The material that your shirt is made of plays a big role in how hot you feel.
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More companies are selling products that claim to keep you cool on hot days. But it turns out that common materials used in sports clothing may not always be the best.
Funeral for a woman and her 11-year-old daughter, both found dead inside a burnt out vehicle in Puebla state, Mexico, June 11, 2020.
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Reports of rape, domestic abuse and murdered women are way up in Brazil, Mexico, Peru and beyond since the coronavirus. But Latin America has long been one of the most dangerous places to be a woman.
College videogame team members practice League of Legends.
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Combating sexism and other forms of harassment in online videogames comes down to community standards.
Could intentionally infecting volunteers in COVID-19 trials speed up a vaccine?
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Conventional trials to test coronavirus vaccines are paradoxically slowed down by actions to curb the disease's spread. Human challenge trials are more controversial, but could speed up the process.
Hasta los profesores de matemáticas aveces sufren un miedo debilitante a equivocarse con la materia.
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Este tópico está relacionado con la forma en la que te acercaste a la aritmética, el cálculo y el álgebra durante tu vida. No te espantes: se puede corregir. Te contamos.
Federal officers using large amounts of tear gas against protesters in Portland, Oregon on July 21.
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The lawsuits filed in Portland sparked by the presence of federal law enforcement agents sent there by President Trump are a preview of the legal battles to come in cities across the US.
Service workers are often tasked with enforcing company mask and social distancing policies.
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A new survey found that dealing with emotional customers over issues such as wearing a mask is taking an increasing toll.
Read all about it: Virus kills off dying industry.
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COVID-19 has accelerated the decline in local and national journalism. Is it time to find a new funding model, or for the government to intervene?
Iraqis buy produce at a street market in Baghdad during the COVID-19 pandemic, July 14, 2020.
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A new UN report shows that hunger and food insecurity are rising worldwide. The COVID-19 pandemic is adding to this trend, but is not the major driver.
Dozens of companies have recently expressed support for Black Lives Matter.
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Companies are increasingly taking stands on hot-button political issues from LGBT rights to Black Lives Matter. New research shines light on whether and when it can benefit the bottom line.
One thing everyone agrees on: Hand-washing helps prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
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Finally, an answer to a long-bubbling question: What works best – bar or liquid soap?
A brave new world.
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Tens of millions of Americans who have been telecommuting during the pandemic are beginning to head back to the office – even though COVID-19 remains a threat.
Volunteers distributing food in Valley Stream, New York.
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Food pantries, the providers of services to the homeless and similar organizations now face enormous challenges.
Taking reasonable precautions, like this Iowa barber, will help protect businesses from lawsuits.
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You may want to think twice before giving up your right to sue if you get sick, but you probably won’t have much choice.
Actors Dennis Franz and Jimmy Smits on the set of ‘NYPD Blue.’
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For decades, there's been a concerted effort by law enforcement to ensure their perspectives – and not those of people being policed – dominate prime-time television.