Cyberspace has become indispensable during the COVID-19 pandemic, heightening the need for online protections.
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Self-regulation by the technology industry has failed to keep people safe online. That's a job for government.
COVID-19 is changing how people go on pilgrimages.
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The pandemic has inspired new forms of pilgrimages – some do-it-yourself, in which people are walking in their backyards or nearby spaces and finding meaning.
A psychoactive substance to make you act in everyone’s best interest?
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Rather than a vaccine to beef up your immune system, a psychoactive substance could boost your cooperative, pro-social behavior – curtailing the selfish actions that spur on coronavirus's spread.
Fitness information from wearable devices can reveal when the body is fighting an infection.
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Fitness information like resting heart rate collected by wearable devices can't diagnose diseases, but it can signal when something is wrong. That can be enough to prompt a COVID-19 test.
Some places are still hiring.
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There are a variety of ways job seekers could use artificial intelligence to give them an edge in a very tough environment.
More and more studies are revealing the cognitive effects of COVID-19.
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Many patients suffering from COVID-19 exhibit neurological symptoms, from loss of smell to delirium to a higher risk of stroke. Down the road, will COVID-19 survivors face a wave of cognitive issues?
Politics is a push-and-pull between the parties and the states.
Internal party rules make it harder to attract independents, who make up about one-third of US voters.
These people are protesting because they are tired, because they are worn out, because they are exhausted by violence against themselves and their communities.
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In current demonstrations, there are echos of a civil rights era catchphrase: People are 'sick and tired of being sick and tired.'
The suit alleges improprieties by Wayne LaPierre and other current and former NRA officials.
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NRA executives allegedly benefited personally from the improper use of its funds.
Climate-driven ocean warming threatens healthy coral reefs, like this one in Hawaii.
Hundreds of organizations are working around the world to restore damaged coral reefs. New research shows that rapid ocean warming threatens these efforts.
Amid the global work-from-home phenomenon, what a presenter says carries more weight than ever.
As workplace meetings move from offices to living rooms in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, what people say – absent nonverbal communication – is more important than ever.
Food is fuel for the human body.
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The constraints of COVID-19 can act as a catalyst to eat more thoughtfully and, perhaps, eat better.
The pandemic has caused an economic emergency in states and cities.
The pandemic isn't just a health disaster. It's a disaster for cities and states, where the money to run government that normally comes in every year has evaporated. Congress may or may not help.
Soldiers and African American workers standing near caskets and dead bodies covered with cloths during Grant’s Overland Campaign.
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Lincoln's chances of reelection in 1864 were dim. He was presiding over a bloody civil war, and the public was losing confidence in him. But he steadfastly rejected pleas to postpone the election.