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The Latest: Australia updates social distance regulations  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
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The Latest: Police regulate travel in Finland to fight virus  ABC NEWS · 4 days
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A new book shows how police forces can use forensic linguistics techniques to infiltrate online networks of child sex offenders to bring them to justice and protect potential... more
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The Ferguson Effect is the idea that increased public criticism and distrust of police following the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri,... more
Chinese probe criticizes police reprimand of virus doctor  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
China's top disciplinary body has criticized how police handled the case of a Chinese doctor who was reprimanded for rumor-mongering after he shared a warning with others about the coronavirus in the... more
The Latest: French police begin patrols to stem virus spread  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
French police have commenced patrols to stop anyone outside to try to contain the spreading virus more
Thousands of police seal Philippine capital to fight virus  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Thousands of Philippine police, backed by the army and coast guard, have started sealing the densely populated capital from most domestic travelers in one of Southeast Asia’s most drastic containment... more
The Latest: Arizona police say test kits weren't stolen  ABC NEWS · 7 days
Police say the reported theft of 29 unused coronavirus test kits from an Arizona health center last week wasn’t really a theft at all more
Vegas man arrested after liquid sprayed on food during stunt  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Las Vegas police say a man and an underage friend who was wearing what appeared to be a hazmat suit were trying to create a social media stunt... more
Family of opioid-addicted suspect sues police over her death  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The family of a Vermont woman whose obituary gained national attention for its discussion about her opioid addiction has filed a lawsuit accusing police and jail staff of denying her... more
The Latest: Sri Lanka police detain 291 violators of curfew  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Sri Lanka police say they have detained 291 people for breaching a three-day curfew more
The Latest: Greek police broadcast messages in 10 languages  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Greek police say patrol cars will be using loudspeakers to broadcast messages in 10 languages to notify people of the new strict restrictions on outdoor movement more
Study achieves a new record fiber QKD transmission distance of over 509 km  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The sending-or-not-sending twin-field (SNS-TF) protocol has so far proved to be a highly promising strategy for achieving high rates over long distances... more
Experts in evolution explain why social distancing feels so unnatural  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
For many people, the most distressing part of the coronavirus pandemic is the idea of social isolation. If we get ill, we quarantine ourselves for the protection of... more
EPA backs off enforcing pollution rules as virus strains work  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The Trump administration will temporarily relax civil enforcement of various environmental regulations, a move it says is necessary given worker shortages and travel restrictions related to the coronavirus... more
Cyprus police pepper spray protesters at shut crossing point  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Cyprus riot police used pepper spray on Saturday to thwart Turkish Cypriot protesters trying to shove their way through a barricaded crossing point in the heart of the ethnically divided... more
Anthropologists find a mother's social status improves her children's health  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
What drives people seek to high social status? A common evolutionary explanation suggests men do so because, in the past, they were able to leverage their social position... more
Retracted: Paper claiming climate change caused by distance from Sun  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The editors at the journal Scientific Reports have retracted a paper that was published last summer challenging the human factor in climate change. In their retraction notice, the... more
Social policies might not only improve economic well-being, but also health  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A comprehensive review of U.S. social policies evaluated for their health outcomes found suggestive evidence that early life, income, and health insurance interventions have the potential... more
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The presence of a large audience boosts enjoyment, but it takes just a few haters to ruin a TV show or movie, according to a study of social... more
The physician whose 1964 vaccine beat back rubella is working to defeat the new coronavirus  Science Magazine · 1 week
Stanley Plotkin is consulting for multiple companies and says more than one vaccine may be needed in this... more
10,000 social brains: Sex differentiation in human brain anatomy  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
In human and nonhuman primates, sex differences typically explain much interindividual variability. Male and female behaviors may have played unique roles in the likely coevolution of increasing brain volume and... more
AP PHOTOS: Virus accentuates isolation of Spain's homeless  ABC NEWS · 6 days
While Spanish authorities say  staying home is the best way to beat the coronavirus pandemic, some people are staying out because their homes are the streets of Madrid and Barcelona more
Brazil's Carnival beat fades, making way for virus shelter  ABC NEWS · 17 hours
A month ago, Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome was the site of a massive Carnival party bursting with samba music and smiling faces more
How social distancing works and what it means for you  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
In this time of coronavirus and “social distancing,” simple questions have suddenly become complex more
Optimizing the use of oxytocin to help people overcome social difficulties  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Oxytocin is known for its role in childbirth and breastfeeding and it has also been shown to have a wider application in the development and regulation... more
Paving the way for new peptide-based therapeutics with novel method of phage display  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Chemists at Texas A&M University are taking a p[h]age from bacteria's playbook in order to beat viruses at their own game and... more
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