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COVID-19 lockdown: Home is 'the most dangerous place' for women and children  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
As the UK engages in another week of "lockdown," and as a way of understanding and mitigating some of the effects of COVID-19, commentators... more
'Tiger King' and America's captive tiger problem  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Netflix's new docuseries "Tiger King" takes viewers into the strange world of big cat collectors. Featuring eccentric characters with names like Joe Exotic and Bhagavan "Doc" Antle, the series touches on polygamy, addiction and... more
UN chief warns of violence at home, Japan nears emergency  ABC NEWS · 2 days
With more than 1.2 million people infected with the new coronavirus, the U.N. chief is warning of rising reports of domestic violence as fear and the social and... more
The Latest: UN Secretary-General: Domestic violence on rise  ABC NEWS · 3 days
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says there has been “a horrifying global surge in domestic violence” in recent weeks as fear of the coronavirus pandemic has grown along with its social and... more
Climate disasters increase risks of armed conflicts: New evidence  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
The risk for violent clashes increases after weather extremes such as droughts or floods hit people in vulnerable countries, an international team of scientists finds. Vulnerable countries are characterized by... more
Judge who presided over terrorism trials dies of coronavirus  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Kevin Duffy, a longtime judge who presided over three major New York terrorism trials in the 1990s, has died of the coronavirus more
How to stop domestic and family violence under lockdown  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
"I'm trying to work out what to do before I end up in a body bag but that seems unavoidable right now." more
Optical data processing benefits from new kind of mobillity  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Mode control is essential for optical communications and data processing technologies. Whether it's connections and switches in data transmission lines or some sort of non-reciprocal device for optical circuits, the... more
Hubble finds best evidence for elusive mid-sized black hole  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Astronomers have found the best evidence for the perpetrator of a cosmic homicide: a black hole of an elusive class known as ''intermediate-mass,'' which betrayed its existence by tearing apart... more
Hubble finds best evidence for elusive mid-sized black hole  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Astronomers have found the best evidence for the perpetrator of a cosmic homicide: a black hole of an elusive class known as "intermediate-mass," which betrayed its existence by tearing apart... more
Trial delayed for Ohio doctor charged in deaths at hospital  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The murder trial of an Ohio doctor accused of ordering excessive painkiller doses for dozens of patients will be delayed due to coronavirus concerns more
Shifting dimensions: Exciting excitons in unusual 2D material  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have explored how an excited state of matter -- excitons -- behaves in phosphorene, a two-dimensional material that could be used in LEDs, solar cells, and other optoelectronic devices. The researchers... more
More men may not necessarily mean more problems, FSU study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Men are more prone to competitive risk taking and violent behavior, so what happens when the number of men is greater than the number of women... more
More men, more problems? Not necessarily  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Men are more prone to competitive risk taking and violent behavior, so what happens when the number of men is greater than the number of women in a population? According to new research, the answers might... more
More men, more problems? Not necessarily, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Men are more prone to competitive risk taking and violent behavior, so what happens when the number of men is greater than the number of women in a population?   more
Special blend of circuits and memristive devices created for brain-mimicking processing systems  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
During the 1990s, Carver Mead and colleagues combined basic research in neuroscience with elegant analog circuit design in electronic engineering. This pioneering work on... more
Virus pandemic an unprecedented test for a young generation  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
America's young people have grown up with school shootings, social media pressures, climate change and terror attacks more
As The War On Terror Winds Down, The Pentagon Cuts Social Science  NPR · 3 weeks
The Pentagon is ending a controversial program to fund social science research. It's part of a shift from asking for academic advice toward building... more
New book debunks myths about who causes crime and why  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Forty years ago, Craig Haney was a young professor of psychology at UC Santa Cruz when a question about the real causes of crime began to form in... more
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