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Scientists find four causes of “Zoom fatigue” and their simple fixes

It is not just Zoom. Popular video chat platforms have design flaws that exhaust the human mind and body. But there are easy ways...

The other pandemic: Once-treatable diseases are growing resistant to antibiotics

Ten million deaths per year by 2050 related to antimicrobial resistance — that’s what a large British study, conducted in 2014, predicts if the...

Like it or not, taxes and bureaucracy are cornerstones of democracy, shows history

The media has been rife with stories about democracy in decline: the recent coup in Myanmar, the ascent of strongman Narendra Modi in India,...

Over 20.5 million years of life may have been lost due to COVID-19

In a new study, researchers found that over 20.5 million years of life may have been lost due to COVID-19 globally, with an average...

The U.S. takes aim at Facebook — here’s why the big tech giants must...

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it clearer than ever that we are at risk of losing control of our economies. Our institutions have increasingly struggled...

We may owe Tom Hanks for a bit of COVID awareness

Tom Hanks’ announcement of his COVID-19 diagnosis on March 11, 2020 may have affected how some people understood the virus and their behavior toward...

How to take care of your mind and heart on Valentine’s Day

Heart-shaped candy, jewelry advertisements, and a seeming shortage on red roses can only mean one thing: Valentine’s Day. While there is no shortage of love...

Should short selling be banned following GameStop’s surge

It is often claimed that short sales are manipulative and drive down prices. Is this the case? Or are short sales in fact a vital part...

No, you are not addicted to your digital device, but you may have a...

While there are benefits to our devices and social media, they are habit forming which is something to watch out for. Imagine that you’re a...

Tom Hanks’ COVID-19 diagnosis likely shaped people’s thoughts, behaviors toward virus

When actor Tom Hanks announced his COVID-19 diagnosis on March 11, 2020, many Americans were still learning about the virus and its severity. According to...