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Playing Red Dead Online as a black character means enduring racist garbage  THE VERGE · 7 hours
Slave catchers, KKK-inspired clans, and racial targeting: what players reenact in Rockstar’s Western Continue reading… more
Bike share programs show infrequent helmet use, little disparity among neighborhoods  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
People riding free-floating bike share rentals in Seattle are wearing helmets infrequently, according to a new analysis. Only 20 percent of bike share riders wore helmets... more
James Watson, Co-Discoverer of DNA Structure, Stripped of Honors Over Racist Statements  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
The co-discoverer of DNA's double helix is being stripped of his honorary titles because of his recent racist remarks. more
Study reveals nuances of racial inequalities in breast cancer prevention  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
African-American women at high risk of breast cancer are less likely than white women to pursue potentially life-saving preventive care, and racial disparities in health care and elsewhere... more
Lab revokes honors for controversial DNA scientist Watson  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
James Watson, the Nobel Prize-winning DNA scientist who lost his job in 2007 for expressing racist views, was stripped of several honorary titles Friday by the New York lab he once headed. more
Racial disparities in asthma can be explained by socioeconomic and environmental factors  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
In the United States, there are persistent racial disparities in asthma prevalence, morbidity and mortality. These disparities can largely be explained by looking at... more
Lab revokes honors for controversial DNA scientist Watson  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Research lab revokes honorary titles for Nobel Prize-winning DNA scientist James Watson, who lost his job there in 2007 for expressing racist views more
Lab revokes honors for controversial scientist James Watson  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Research lab revokes honorary titles for Nobel Prize-winning DNA scientist James Watson, who lost his job there in 2007 for expressing racist views more
Emergency medical responders confront racial bias  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A recent study out of Oregon suggests emergency medical responders — EMTs and paramedics — may be treating minority patients differently from the way they treat white patients. more
Racial inequality in the deployment of rooftop solar energy in the United States, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Fewer rooftop solar photovoltaics installations exist in African-American and Hispanic-dominant neighborhoods than in white-dominant neighborhoods, even when controlling... more
Racial inequality in the deployment of rooftop solar energy in the US  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Although the popularity of rooftop solar panels has skyrocketed because of their benefits to consumers and the environment, the deployment has predominantly occurred in... more
Would you vote for a Democrat who behaves like a Republican?  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Imagine you are a fairly mainstream Republican voter and are considering Republican candidate Luis Vasquez. He says he wants to raise taxes on the wealthy and... more
Alzheimer's pathophysiology shows racial disparities  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A study has identified racial disparities between African-Americans and Caucasians in the way in which Alzheimer’s disease arises and develops. more
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch star the latest celeb to take social media break - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Will Poulter, Millie Bobby Brown, Wil Wheaton and more. Here are celebs who've cited mental health issues, racism, sexism and... more
Emotion-reading tech fails the racial bias test  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Facial recognition technology has progressed to point where it now interprets emotions in facial expressions. This type of analysis is increasingly used in daily life. For example, companies can use facial recognition software to... more
How we built a tool that detects the strength of Islamophobic hate speech on Twitter  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In a landmark move, a group of MPs recently published a working definition of the term Islamophobia. They... more
The myth of the American Frontier still shapes U.S. racial divides  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
When Americans study their 19th-century history, they tend to look at its great conflicts, especially the epic clash over slavery. They are less likely to recall... more
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