Does ignoring robocalls make them stop? Here's what we learned from getting 1.5 million calls on 66,000 phone lines
The plague of unsolicited automated phone calls isn't abating. By studying robocalls, scholars at the Robocall Observatory are developing ways to help shut them down.
Sept. 10, 2020 • ~4 min
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From Facebook to WhatsApp, technology is important to keeping older generations from feeling lonely while social distancing during coronavirus
March 30, 2020 • ~5 min
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Viruses live on doorknobs and phones and can get you sick – smart cleaning and good habits can help protect you
The coronavirus, like many infectious diseases, can live and spread on inanimate objects in the world around us. An epidemiologist explains how and gives some advice on how to minimize the risk.
March 17, 2020 • ~7 min
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