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Will MIT Scientists' Powerful Magnet Lead Us to Nuclear Fusion Energy? - Slashdot

blog post image "A start-up founded by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology says it is nearing a technological milestone that could take the world a step closer to fusion energy, which has eluded scientists for decades," reports the New York Times: Researchers at M.I.T.'s Plasma Science and Fus...

Reuters, New York Times win Pulitzers for coverage of racial injustice, COVID-19

blog post image Reuters and the Minneapolis Star Tribune each won a Pulitzer Prize on Friday for journalism about racial inequities in U.S. policing, while the New York Times and the Atlantic were honored for chronicling the COVID-19 pandemic, the two topics that dominated last year's headlines.

Why Did It Take So Long to Accept the Facts About Covid?

blog post image "The importance of airborne transmission in the pandemic was clear long before the World Health Organization finally began to acknowledge it." "If the importance of aerosol transmission had been accepted early, we would have been told from the beginning that it was much safer outdoors, where these small...

Live music is back... behind a shop window

blog post image Musicians have been able to serenade New Yorkers from the inside of empty shops.

A Psychologist's Journey to Treating Phobias with VR - VR for Health

blog post image VRforHealth invites you to learn about the work of Howard Gurr, licensed psychologist in New York State, and his journey toward the use of Virtual Reality Therapy in helping patients overcome phobias and anxieties and assist in the enhancement of mindfulness. Since the pandemic, Howard practices VR therapy...

After Spike in Deaths, New York to Get 250 Miles of Protected Bike Lanes.

blog post image After Spike in Deaths, New York to Get 250 Miles of Protected Bike Lanes: The city will build the lanes as part of a $1.7 billion street safety plan to be adopted by Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council.

Scribd says it has over 500,000 subscribers paying $8.99/month for ebooks, audiobooks, and now news: The content subscription

blog post image Scribd says it has over 500,000 subscribers paying $8.99/month for ebooks, audiobooks, and now news: The content subscription site is adding content from newspapers like The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.

Theresa May’s Empty Brexit Promises: The Prime Minister and her fellow Brexiteers don’t have a viable economic vision

Theresa May’s Empty Brexit Promises: The Prime Minister and her fellow Brexiteers don’t have a viable economic vision to offer.

Pickering leaky dams flood prevention scheme 'a success' - BBC News: A natural flood management scheme saved the North Yorkshire

blog post image Pickering leaky dams flood prevention scheme 'a success' - BBC News: A natural flood management scheme saved the North Yorkshire town of Pickering from floods at Christmas, a report says.

Computer assisted CBT provides little or no benefits for depression: Researchers at the University of York have revealed

blog post image Computer assisted CBT provides little or no benefits for depression: Researchers at the University of York have revealed computerized cognitive behavioral therapy is likely to be ineffective in the treatment of depression.

Trial by Firings: Lessons in Organizing at NewYork-Presbyterian: When NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University

blog post image Trial by Firings: Lessons in Organizing at NewYork-Presbyterian: When NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University announced plans to shutter their family medicine residency, students, residents and others quickly mobilized to save the program.

Facebook Takes a Step Into Education Software reports the New York Times.

blog post image Facebook Takes a Step Into Education Software reports the New York Times.