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September 10, 2022
A Plague Constant: Disease and Conspiracy in the Early Modern Period and Today
Today, as during the Great Plague of London, some of those holding office have put forward questionable remedies said to be more effective than mainstream treatments
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August 18, 2022
Trump and Johnson: the parallels between their populism and influence
Amongst all their similarities and differences, Trump and Johnson still command a large following. This following can become so loyal, that they are often given near God-like status and threaten to be above the law
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August 12, 2022
‘Transforming healthcare’ - How AI is helping save lives
AI is able to not only speed up the process of diagnoses, but also procure the healthcare system with higher quality and more precise results
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February 16, 2022
With Mosquirix approved by WHO, hopes are high for a breakthrough in fight against Malaria
Despite its efficacy at just below 46%, Masquirix may prevent 4.3 million cases of malaria and 22,000 deaths in children younger than five annually
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January 23, 2022
Invest in good mathematicians. Weapons of Math Destruction review
Ill-conceived algorithms are strengthening injustice, inequality and prejudice across law enforcement, education, labour, banking and housing.
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November 11, 2021
It was research on light that enabled us to comprehend that time is elastic
Thanks to Albert Einstein, time and space began to be considered non-invariables - but to prove his theory, the famous scientist needed something that moved really fast.
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November 01, 2021
What ‘is’ dark energy and matter, the 95 percent of the Universe we know nothing about?
In 1929, when Edwin Hubble proved that the universe is expanding, an important question arose: o what will the Apocalypse look like then?
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October 18, 2021
What would it mean if there was life on Venus?
It only makes sense for some life to exist somewhere out there. A recent research paper has shifted the spotlight to our sister planet.
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August 19, 2021
COVID-19 boosted research in mRNA vaccines. This technology may be a game-changer
With enough funding and brainpower, MRNA technology is capable of shortening the amount of time needed for vaccine development and manufacturing so significantly that it may be close to real-time vaccination.

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