El patriarca de la Iglesia Ortodoxa Rusa, Kirill, en el centro, asiste a la ceremonia de consagración de la Catedral de las Fuerzas Armadas de Rusia en las afueras de Moscú.
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Para entender la guerra de Rusia en Ucrania, hay que fijarse en la mezcla de nacionalismo religioso y militarista bajo el mandato de Putin, que se manifiesta plenamente en la nueva Iglesia de las Fuerzas Armadas rusas.
It’s important to know how technology affects the human brain.
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Psychologists and technology designers are working together to make digital experiences hard for kids to put down.
Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill, center, attends a ceremony consecrating the Cathedral of Russian Armed Forces outside Moscow.
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To understand Russia’s war in Ukraine, look to the blend of religious and militaristic nationalism under Putin – on full display in the Church of the Russian Armed Forces.
Personal action is important. Collective action that encourages systemic change can go even farther.
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How well people exercise their agency will determine the severity of global warming – and its consequences.
A burned ‘Caution: Children at play’ sign remained after a wildfire devastated the town of Berry Creek, Calif., in 2020.
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The author’s 9-year-old son will likely face about four times as many extreme events in his lifetime as older adults today. A new report explains the impacts already being felt.
Millions of low-income Americans have gained health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.
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Social scientists determined that body mass index growth declined for children of low-income parents in states that had expanded their Medicaid programs.
Planting corn near Dwight, Ill., April 23, 2020. Virtually all corn seeds planted in the U.S. are coated with neonicotinoid insecticides.
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Studies suggest that seeds coated with neonicotinoid insecticides may harm nontarget insects, mammals and birds. In response, states are starting to restrict use of these products.
The film ‘Don’t Look Up’ warns of the dangers of ignoring the findings of science.
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Whether about a comet hitting the Earth or a virus infecting the world, fear-based messages often do not succeed at changing people’s behaviors.
What happens when the voices of a few drown out the views of the many?
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When an attention-based media system always allows the noise-makers to dominate the conversation, it becomes impossible to hear the full range of voices and views.
Football, as a mirror to society?
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As the Los Angeles Rams prepare to take on the Cincinnati Bengals, The Conversation takes a critical look at some of the biggest news stories from the past NFL season.
Have the benefits of meditation been overhyped in the West?
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A scholar studying the relationship of Buddhism and medicine explains how the popular media has misrepresented mindfulness.
Strict rules guide the official count for how much solid precipitation fell.
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It’s hard to get accurate measurements, but a nationwide network of more than 8,000 volunteers with rulers and specific standards reports after every storm.
The FAA raised concerns that new, full-speed 5G cellphone services near airports could interfere with aircraft operations.
Airplanes use radio waves to determine how far off the ground they are. New 5G cellphone services come close to the same frequencies the airplanes use. Here’s how that can be a problem.
While security forces in Kazakhstan cracked down on street protests, the country’s internet service went dark.
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By shutting off internet access completely, the government of Kazakhstan was able to silence dissent, hinder protesters’ coordination and keep the populace in the dark.
Thomas Aquinas, Pope Innocent III and Italian mathematician Bonaventura Francesco Cavalieri.
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A scholar of democratic virtues explains why Dominican monk Thomas Aquinas’ thoughts on hope are relevant today.
Telecommunications companies around the world are expanding their next-generation, or 5G, networks.
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5G is 10 times faster than 4G, promising better wireless internet access. It’s also expected to put the Internet of Things revolution in high gear.
A Russian military photo shows Russian soldiers arriving in Kazakhstan on Jan. 7, 2022.
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Negotiations between Western democracies and Russia over the fate of Ukraine took place against a backdrop of Russia troops entering Kazakhstan. It’s a reminder that Russia is willing to play tough.
The Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol offers an example of how refusing to accept election results can lead to violence.
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False election fraud claims helped fuel the US Capitol attack — and continue to create risks of violence and domestic terrorism.
Istirahat singkat dengan meme lucu dapat menghilangkan momen stres selama waktu yang melelahkan.
Media sosial di masa pandemi tidak selamanya menjadi malapetaka bergulir yang menciptakan putus asa. Meme yang lebih ringan memiliki manfaat psikologis.
Reflecting on the growing demand for at-home rapid COVID-19 tests.
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The Biden administration intends to distribute an additional 500 million at-home rapid COVID tests starting in January.