Monday, July 13, 2020
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How EU safety legislation has affected UK vapers

Vapers have been largely reassured by recent EU safety regulations, but some have been pushed to the black market for stronger hits - according...

In politics and pandemics, trolls use fear, anger to drive clicks

Facebook users flipping through their feeds in the fall of 2016 faced a minefield of targeted advertisements pitting blacks against police, southern...

Impact of a second Dust Bowl would be felt worldwide

The American Dust Bowl of the 1930s - captured by the novels of John Steinbeck - was an environmental and socio-economic disaster that worsened...

Comparisons of organic and conventional agriculture need to be better, say...

The environmental effects of agriculture and food are hotly debated. But the most widely used method of analysis often tends to overlook...

UMass Amherst biostatistician lends expertise to white house coronavirus task force

A University of Massachusetts Amherst biostatistician who directs the UMass-based Flu Forecasting Center of Excellence was invited by the White House Coronavirus...

Food systems are fodder for curbing cities’ environmental impacts

Focusing on urbanization as a key driver of environmental change in the 21st century, researchers at Princeton University have created a framework to understand...

Majority in national survey against separating immigrant families at US/Mexico Border

A clear majority of participants in a national survey about the zero-tolerance policy on the United States/Mexico border strongly opposed separating immigrant families and...

AMA Manual of Style updates coronavirus nomenclature

In December 2019, an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus was identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Since then various...

One day of employment a week is all we need for...

As automation advances, predictions of a jobless future have some fearing unrest from mass unemployment, while others imagine a more contented work-free society. Aside...

‘Power shift’ needed to improve gender balance in energy research, report...

"Power shift" needed to improve gender balance in energy research, report saysWomen still face significant barriers in forging successful and influential careers in UK...