Duck decoys lure real ducks within range of hunters. Nanoparticles that look like cells serve as both decoys and hunters to ensnare virus particles.
Nanoparticles dressed up in cell membranes snag SARS-CoV-2 virus particles before they reach human cells.
Armed white citizens and police have historically worked together in the U.S., though it’s not clear whether that’s what’s happening here.
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For many Americans, law and order has long been as much a private matter as something for the government to handle.
College entrance exams are being rethought.
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College entrance exams haven't always been the most fair. But will getting rid of them lead to more diversity on campus?
Aerosols are made up of tiny respiratory droplets suspended in the air.
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More than 200 scientists wrote to the World Health Organization, warning about aerosol transmission of the coronavirus.
President Donald Trump at the Tulsa campaign rally, where he said he had slowed down COVID-19 testing to keep the numbers low.
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The absence of trust in a nation's leader and government jeopardizes an effective response to a health crisis. It also creates a political crisis, a loss of faith in democracy.
Some colleges may have to scramble to make plans to keep international students enrolled.
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A new immigration rule may force some international students to leave the country.
Bosnia’s memorial cemetery of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, which is still receiving new remains as more genocide victims are identified.
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In July 1995, Serb forces murdered at least 7,000 Bosnian Muslims – an act so heinous it forced the US and UN to intervene in Bosnia's war. What has the world learned since then about ethnic violence?
As public figures and some in the media touted hydroxychloroquine, prescriptions skyrocketed.
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When news reports tout a drug, people get interested, even if the benefits are unproven. Patient hopes, requests and demands can easily turn into real prescriptions in their doctor's office.
The Statue of Liberty.
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A bioethicist argues that the problem of health disparities existed long before COVID-19 struck with a vengeance in marginalized communities.
The purveyors of these myths aren’t doing the country any favors.
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The purveyors of these myths, including politicians who have been soft peddling the impact of the coronavirus, aren't doing the country any favors.
Street vending at Eastern Market, Washington, D.C.
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After trying to remove street vendors from its cities for years, China is supporting them to help jump-start its economy. An urban scholar explains why other cities should do the same.
Satere-mawe Indigenous men in face masks paddle the Ariau River, in hard-hit Manaus state, during the coronavirus pandemic, May 5, 2020.
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Indigenous communities were already suffering badly under Bolsonaro. Now, COVID-19 threatens their very survival.
A ‘Black Lives Matter’ billboard hangs above a Modell’s in New York.
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Big businesses often engage in social activism because they want to sway public policy outcomes. They’re not exclusively trying to appeal to liberal customers.