Articles in science & nature tagged with technology

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Adam Gaffney

COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on Black communities is just one of many respiratory inequities shaped by systemic racism.

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Nanjala Nyabola

To ask why COVID-19 hasn’t been deadlier in Africa is to suggest that more Africans should be dying. We need better questions.

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David McDermott Hughes

Waiting to ensure uninterrupted power for everyone as we transition away from fossil fuels will cost too much time—and too many lives.

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Leah C. Stokes Matto Mildenberger

Carbon pricing has dominated conversations around climate policy for decades, but it is ineffective. Only a bold approach that centers politics can meet the problem at its scale.

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Zachary Dorner

Global trade, enslaved labor, and colonial warfare created demands for medicines that would work for anyone, anywhere. That pressure to view patients as interchangeable remains with us today.

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Sanjay G. Reddy Arnab Acharya

Ensuring a COVID-19 vaccine is available to all makes both moral and economic sense.

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Elaine Scarry

On the seventy-fifth anniversary of Hiroshima, it is increasingly clear that white supremacy sustains the U.S. nuclear arsenal, while the country's approach to nuclear weapons reinforces racism at home. 

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Amy Moran-Thomas

Pulse oximeters give biased results for people with darker skin. The consequences could be serious.

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Natalie Dean

There’s no silver bullet, but local experiments and global experiences can help us control the pandemic.

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Madison Condon

Huge investors like BlackRock are forcing corporations to take action on emissions. But what does their power mean for democracy?