Much of the technology used to identify and manage misinformation is powered by artificial intelligence. Although AI helps people detect misinformation, it has ironically also been used to produce misinformation in recent years.
Since mushrooms don't last long, it's important they spread their spores quickly. This is where poisons and toxins can come in.
If you're among the 25% of Americans averse to needles, you're probably not surprised by the COVID-19 immunization stall. Even for those who want immunity, bribes with beer or lottery tickets may not be enough to override anxiety.
The Food and Drug Administration set off a firestorm of debate when it approved a new drug, aducanumab, for Alzheimer's disease via an accelerated approval pathway.
How can a single company bring down a noticeable proportion of the internet?
Would you vote by mail if you had to drive hours to a post office to mail your ballot? That question confronts the United States Supreme Court this session.
With COVID-19, thinking like a pathogen leads to an inevitable conclusion: Getting the vaccine out to everyone in the world as quickly as possible is not just an ethical imperative, but also a selfish one.
The Supreme Court unanimously affirmed the sovereign power of American Indian tribes on June 1, 2021, ruling that tribal police officers have the power to temporarily detain and search non-Indians on public rights-of-way through American Indian lands.