Tag: research

Search

Google introduces a new way to search that combines images and text into one query. A fascinating reminder that extraterrestrial viruses that may be out there wouldn’t exist in a vacuum. There would likely be all sorts of… Read More

Energy

Governments and companies have built the global energy system around natural gas almost without a second thought. In a crisis, natural gas is just as variable as renewables. The current price trajectory is the result of supply moderating… Read More

Climate

If we don’t want people to drink so much alcohol, rather than taxing alcohol, we can subsidize everything that is not alcohol. We should just tax carbon pollution. Climate change is causing distress, anger and other negative emotions in… Read More

Aftercare

Failure to recognize the scope of the illness will harm countless people around the globe. Why the WHO not embrace the term ‘long Covid‘. Heart damage from Covid-19 extends well beyond the disease’s initial stages. Even people who… Read More

Opportunity

Today is a time of incredible risk, and taking the path of least resistance could have existential consequences. But it is also – for the first time in a long time – a moment of real opportunity. A… Read More

Travel

Migration in the future will be subject to the push of climate change and the pull of rich and aging countries. The West and East Asia that will desperately need younger workers from abroad. Nearly 18 months into… Read More

Pathology

I think this entire idea of pathogen sharing is based on power dynamics. Before sharing anything, there should be conversations about: how do we not share! Gain-of-function research involves purposefully enhancing pathogens in a lab to better understand them. De… Read More

Behavior

Logic and evidence don’t seem to change people’s minds. Instead, it leads other people to dig in heels and defend their positions. How tto convince employees to get a Covid-19 vaccination and how not to. Your brain wants… Read More

Learning

For many students, training programs or boot camps that can teach technical skills in a matter of months can be a smarter bet than a traditional college or university. When a country or a system loses the ability… Read More

Zoönosen

Killer’ fish deployed to fight dengue outbreak in northern India. Fish will eat mosquito larvae and are a safer alternative to chemicals. Mosquitoes often take blood meals from more than one host species, making them an excellent vector… Read More

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