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Covid-19 was the first pandemic in the era of social media and voluminous mass communications allowed it to become an existential moment for the use and abuse of knowledge, the former acting chief medical officer of Ireland has said. Dr Ronan Glynn was speaking about uncertainty in medicine at the annual Doolin memorial lecture hosted […]

Every day since 16 November, 25 lorryloads of sleek, Scandinavian-inspired furniture have arrived at Europe’s largest indoor auctioneers in Port Talbot, south Wales. Staff at John Pye Auctions normally work from 8.30am to 5pm, but until Christmas the warehouse will be staffed from 5am to 2am as workers unload beige box after beige box into […]

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Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a series of new grants to support organizations working to advance a world that is more just, equitable, and inclusive. The grant recipients include organizations that are primarily led by people of color and are activating key levers to tackle racial disparities, from cultivating more leaders of color, […]

Privacy. Surveillance. Influence. Medical expert Matthew DeCamp and Colorado State University faculty explored the constellation of issues surrounding artificial intelligence during the annual Provost’s Ethics Colloquium this week. DeCamp, a medical doctor and associate professor at the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, was the keynote speaker at […]

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo.—In early fall, residents of this desolate corner of southwestern Wyoming opened their mailboxes to find a glossy flyer. On the front, a truck barreled down a four-lane desert highway with a solar farm on one side and what looked like rows of shipping containers on the other. On the back was an […]

Issued on: 04/12/2022 – 11:12Modified: 04/12/2022 – 11:11 Lumajang (Indonesia) (AFP) – Thousands of villagers living near Indonesia’s Mount Semeru were racing for refuge Sunday to the wail of emergency sirens as lava snaked towards their homes under a black sky after the volcano erupted. Locals fled on motorbikes sometimes three at a time as […]

Comment on this story Comment A column of armed jeeps, throwing up clouds of choking dust, races across a desert vastness — and across our TV screens. A band of British World War II warriors is shooting its way into streamed action against Hitler’s legions, preceded by warning messages: “Contains strong language, prolonged violence and upsetting […]

It was an event not seen in more than a decade: a sudden flash of energy launched out from the center of a distant galaxy, bright enough to be visible from 8.5 billion light-years away. With a burst of light equivalent . . .

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