UN migration agency: COVID has 'radically altered' mobility

The U.N. migration agency says the coronavirus pandemic appears to have accelerated "hostile rhetoric" against migrants in the world and "radically altered" mobility, projecting in a new report that travel and other COVID-19-fighting ...

The vast little library inside your cells

The human genome can be thought of as a massive library, containing over 20,000 different "instruction manuals": your genes. For example, there are genes which contain information to build a brain cell, a skin cell, a white ...

Decoding human history with ancient DNA

This year is the 20th anniversary of sequencing the human genome. In honor of this event, a research team led by Prof. FU Qiaomei from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) of the Chinese Academy ...

SpaceX to launch private, all-civilian crew into Earth orbit

SpaceX is set to launch four people into space Wednesday on a three-day mission that is the first to orbit the Earth with exclusively private citizens on board, as Elon Musk's company enters the space tourism fray.

To advance human rights, consult neuroscience

The Code of Hammurabi. The Magna Carta. The Declaration of Independence. Throughout recorded human history, written records such as these have proclaimed that people deserve freedom, security and dignity.

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