From setting passwords to cultivating patience, a mindful approach to virtual working, studying and socializing can make life online manageable.
Sept. 22, 2020 • ~8 min
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Challenge trials – purposefully exposing volunteers to the coronavirus – could speed up the development of a vaccine. But there are serious ethical concerns with this approach.
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Whether you had COVID-19 or just stressed out about getting it, your brain's hippocampus may have shrunk in the last few months.
Aug. 14, 2020 • ~6 min
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My research shows we'll need transformative change not just temporary lockdowns for COVID-19 to make much difference to the climate.
Aug. 7, 2020 • ~6 min
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Measuring seismic noice could show whether people are following future lockdown measures.
July 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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Consumers can play their part in reducing carbon emissions by choosing to shift their energy use to when renewable generation is at its daily peak.
June 29, 2020 • ~7 min
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Noise pollution can cause long-term stress and harm to wildlife.
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If expert advice on the pandemic turns out to be wrong, it will have dire consequences for how reliable scientific evidence is treated in other policy areas, such as climate change.
June 18, 2020 • ~7 min
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Citizen scientists have helped researchers track the changing environment during the pandemic.
June 17, 2020 • ~6 min
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Many people who shielding during the coronavirus pandemic will need help to step forward and reclaim life.
June 12, 2020 • ~6 min
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