Targeting the Uneven Burden of Kidney Disease on Black Americans

“I had everything,” Malcolm said. So was Martin. When tested, the brothers learned that they had the variants and that the variants, not lupus, most likely damaged their kidneys. They didn’t quite know how to react. “I’m still trying to grapple with it,” Malcolm said. But Dr. Maybe he wasn’t surprised. Researchers think the variants […]

This is the first image of the black hole at the center of our galaxy.

The image was made possible by linking eight existing radio observatories around the world to create a single “Earth-size” virtual telescope that collects hours of data over multiple nights. This new image may look very similar to the 2019 image of M87*, but the masses of the two black holes and the types of galaxies […]

Astronomers capture first image of Milky Way’s massive black hole

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth saw the first wild but blurry image of a supermassive black hole at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy on Thursday. Astronomers believe that at the center of nearly all galaxies, including our own, are these giant black holes from which light and matter cannot escape, making them extremely […]

The Milky Way’s Black Hole Revealed?

What’s going on in our galaxy? Astronomers have long suspected a massive black hole 26,000 light-years away in the constellation Sagittarius, lurking behind clouds of dust and gas that blanket the center of the Milky Way. Into this darkness the equivalent of millions of stars were sent into infinity, leaving a ghostly gravitational field and […]

Hear the Strange Sounds of the Black Hole Song

You can’t hear a black hole scream in space, but you can apparently hear it sing. Astrophysicists working with NASA’s orbiting Chandra X-ray Observatory in 2003 Detected a ripple pattern in the X-ray glow Image of a giant galaxy cluster in the constellation Perseus. They were pressure waves, sound waves, 30,000 light-years across and radiating […]

Higher Rates of Black Adults Hospitalized than White Adults

According to a study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, black adults were hospitalized at nearly four times the rate of white adults in the six weeks after Omicron became the dominant coronavirus variant in the United States. The overall rate of coronavirus-related hospitalizations during that period — 38.4 per 100,000 adults […]

Lawsuit alleges Google pays black workers less

A lawsuit filed Friday alleges Google has a systematic racial bias against black employees. The lawsuit argues that the tech company gave them lower-level jobs, paid them less, and denied advancement opportunities because of race. A complaint seeking class action status accuses Google of having a “racially biased company culture.” “Black Googlers face a hostile […]

Lawsuit Accuses Google of Prejudicing Black Employees

A former employee of Google sued the company on Friday, alleging that it systematically discriminated against black workers by placing them in lower-level jobs, underpaying them, and blocking opportunities for advancement. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Jose, seeks class action status. The plaintiff is […]

A new map of NYC cameras shows more surveillance in Black and brown

According to one study, areas of New York City with higher rates of police calls have more CCTV cameras. New report from Amnesty InternationalDecode Surveillance NYC project. As of April 2021, more than 7,000 volunteers began surveying the streets of New York City via Google Street View to document the location of the cameras; volunteers […]

World Gets ‘Black Box’ Due to Climate Change

He added that if people do not significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a more likely scenario would be a world where some places disappear below sea level, many other places become warm enough for people to live comfortably in, and there are dangers such as heat waves, droughts and storms. becomes more common. Some also […]