The term “doomscrolling” describes the act of endlessly scrolling through bad news on social media and reading every worrisome tidbit that pops up, a habit that unfortunately seems to have become common during the COVID-19 pandemic. The biology of our brains may play a role in that. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St ...Louis.
Pandemics ~ Data & Analytics (PANDA) is a multidisciplinary group seeking to inform policy. PANDA considers explanations that allow us to count the human costs of COVID-19 responses globally ... PANDA members work voluntarily, offering their skillset to contribute to informed policymaking and decisioning ... .
BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - China mocked the US' efforts to build a broader coalition to counter Beijing, calling Washington "very ill indeed" as the world's biggest economies continue to spar over everything from human rights to technology exports ... "The US is ill and very ill indeed," Mr Zhao said ... Russia was named more than 60 times this year ... ....
DUBAI. Iranians elect a new president on Friday in a race dominated by hardline candidates close to Supreme LeaderAyatollah Ali Khamenei, with popular anger over economic hardship and curbs on freedoms set to keep many pro-reform Iranians at home... Critics of the government attribute that prospect to anger over an economy devastated by U.S ... .
The FBI has warned that followers of the QAnon conspiracy theory could again engage in violence against political opponents out of frustration that the theory's predictions have not come true ... 6 assault on the Capitol ... .
Marine mucilage is a usual part of the natural process, but the unusual spread of "sea snot" may cause an ecological disaster, according to a Turkish scientist ... He stressed that "polluting the sea," "structure of sea," and "rising seawater temperatures" are the main reasons behind the ongoing increase in mucilage in the Sea of Marmara ... .
Brussels... allies in the Pacific ... I want NATO to know America is there ... BelgiumPrime MinisterAlexander de Croo said Biden’s presence emphasizes the renewal of the transatlantic partnership.” De Croo said NATO allies were looking to get beyond four stormy years under the Trump administration and infighting among member countries ... .