White House launches task force to study link between online

The White House will announce a new task force on Thursday that will examine the links between online harassment, mass shootings, and violence against women and members of the LGBTQ community. The move comes after two lone wolf snipers were linked to harassing internet activities prior to the massacres in Buffalo and Uvalde, Texas. Charged […]

Russia’s Oil Revenues Rise Despite Sanctions, Study Findings

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine triggered global condemnation and harsh sanctions aimed at crushing Moscow’s war chest. Still, revenue from fossil fuels, Russia’s largest export by far, rose to record highs in the first 100 days of its war against Ukraine, according to a new analysis. Russia probably generated a record revenue of 93 billion euros […]

Ivermectin Doesn’t Shorten Recovery Time From Covid, Study Finds

Antiparasite drug ivermectin does not reduce time needed to recover from COVID A large study published online on Sunday. HE The drug, which has been popular since the early pandemic as an alternative treatment, not effective against the virus. The new trial, led by researchers at Duke University and Vanderbilt University, tested more than 1,500 […]

Study Says Common Medications Can Prolong Back Pain

The researchers also replicated the findings in mice by pinching the animals’ sciatic nerves to create back and leg pain, or by injecting an irritant into their sciatic nerves. When they blocked the animals’ immune response with dexamethasone, a steroid commonly used to treat back pain, the pain became chronic. Six Tips for Treating Chronic […]

Did warming play a role in the deadly floods in South Africa? Yes, a Study

This includes observational data and two sets of computer simulations that model the world as it is, about 2 degrees Fahrenheit (1.1 degrees Celsius) warmer than it was before the onset of widespread emissions in the late 19th century, and a hypothetical world. Global warming never happened. The finding that the probability of such an […]

Oil Giants Sell Dirty Wells To Buyers With Loose Climate Goals, Study

When Royal Dutch Shell sold its stake in Nigeria’s Umuechem oil field last year, it was on paper a step forward for the company’s climate goals: It could clean up Shell holdings, raise money to invest in cleaner technologies, and move on. Toward net zero emissions by 2050 But as soon as Shell left, the […]

Study Findings Change Their Minds 5 Years Later, Several Transgender Children

Young children who transition to a new gender along with social changes — taking on new names, pronouns, haircuts and clothes — will likely continue to define that gender five years later, according to one study. report The first study of its kind was published Wednesday. The data comes from the Transgender Youth Project, a […]

Climate Change Will Accelerate Viral Spreads, Study Finds

For the next 50 years, climate change will cause thousands of viruses to jump from one mammalian species to another. to work It was published Thursday in Nature. Mixing viruses between animals could increase the risk of spreading to humans and causing a new pandemic, the researchers said. Scientists have long warned that a warming […]

Study Raises Questions About Popular Genetic Testing for ‘Abnormal’

But the new study also demonstrates the limitations of transferring such embryos. The vast majority of 144 embryos transferred by the group had only one or two chromosomal abnormalities, but the transfers resulted in 11 miscarriages in addition to eight live births. “There’s just too many lows at this rate,” said Laura Hercher, director of […]