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May 25, 2021
Roman Protasevich: dissident Belarus journalist whose defiance enraged Europe’s last dictator
Nexta, the channel on the social media platform Telegram that Protasevich co-founded and formerly edited,…
May 25, 2021
Body cameras help monitor police but can invade people’s privacy
In the course of their work, police officers encounter people who are intoxicated, distressed, injured…
May 25, 2021
Why do I need anything other than Google to answer a question?
Imagine you’re researching something. Whether you’re a fourth grader who needs to find out how…
May 24, 2021
Microfluidics: The tiny, beautiful tech hidden all around you
When you think of micro- or nanotechnology, you likely think of small electronics like your…
May 24, 2021
Despite federal moratorium, eviction rates returning to pre-pandemic levels
The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, known as the CARES Act, banned…
May 21, 2021
Zero-trust security: Assume that everyone and everything on the internet is out to get you – and maybe already has
There were at least 2,354 ransomware attacks on local governments, health care facilities and schools…
May 21, 2021
Representative Cheney calls for order
Liz Cheney reveres order. Donald Trump detests it. Simple, yes, but that sums up the…
May 21, 2021
Here’s why students don’t revise what they write – and why they should
Despite the proven benefits of revision, students often resist making change to the initial versions…
May 17, 2021
As the Palestinian minority takes to the streets, Israel is having its own Black Lives Matter moment
The images and reports coming from Israel, Jerusalem and Gaza in recent days are shocking.…
May 16, 2021
Another dangerous fire season is looming in the Western U.S., and the drought-stricken region is headed for a water crisis
Just about every indicator of drought is flashing red across the western U.S. after a…