Young adults are least concerned about COVID-19 risks

Young adults report the least amount of concern about COVID-19. That suggests communicating risks to them would offer the biggest boost in virus reduction.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
yesterday ~5 min

Apple's new emojis are more ammunition for the online generation wars

Millennials' favourite 😂 is the latest casualty of gen z's emoji snobbery.

Mark Brill, Senior Lecturer, School of Games, Film and Animation, Birmingham City University • conversation
yesterday ~7 min

Study: Covid-19 communications featuring racially diverse physicians can improve health outcomes for communities of color

Improved public health messaging to Black, Latinx, and other communities disproportionately impacted by the pandemic can increase Covid-19 knowledge and information-seeking.

J-PAL North America • mit
Feb. 22, 2021 ~4 min

Britain's right-wing tabloids have turned to 'green nationalism' to sell climate action

An academic expert in environmental storytelling reads the Sun and the Express.

Pawas Bisht, Lecturer in Media, Communications and Culture, Keele University • conversation
Feb. 17, 2021 ~6 min

Uncertainty about medical care and costs can worsen health

"You can have a good job, good insurance, do everything 'right,' and still find yourself struggling due to the nature of the healthcare system in the US."

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Feb. 16, 2021 ~6 min

Uncertainty about medical care and costs can worsen health

"You can have a good job, good insurance, do everything 'right,' and still find yourself struggling due to the nature of the healthcare system in the US."

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Feb. 16, 2021 ~6 min

Light decodes what a person sees from brain signals

Light may one day offer a way to help people unable to express themselves because of brain injury or disease communicate with the outside world.

Tamara Bhandari-Washington University • futurity
Feb. 9, 2021 ~7 min

Light may decode brain signals to help stroke patients communicate

Light may one day offer a way to help people unable to express themselves because of brain injury or disease communicate with the outside world.

Tamara Bhandari-Washington University • futurity
Feb. 9, 2021 ~8 min

Scientists at work: New recordings of ultrasonic seal calls hint at sonar-like abilities

Microphones on the seafloor recorded life under the Antarctic ice for two years – inadvertently catching seal trills and chirps that are above the range of human hearing. Could they be for navigation?

Lisa Munger, Instructor of Natural Sciences, University of Oregon • conversation
Feb. 9, 2021 ~9 min

When dogs bark, are they using words to communicate?

Dogs' barks say a lot about how they're feeling.

Clive Wynne, Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University • conversation
Feb. 8, 2021 ~4 min

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