Science & Tech
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Zoom hacking raises privacy concerns

by Harvest Prude
Posted 3/31/20, 12:16 pm

As people look for creative ways to navigate social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic, many churches, schools, corporations, and other groups have turned to the videoconference application Zoom. But some users report getting “Zoombombed”—third parties hacking into their meetings to share inappropriate material.

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Ethical research on COVID-19

Science | Scientists debate the use of fetal tissue in coronavirus experiments
by Julie Borg
Posted 3/26/20, 01:06 pm

Some researchers are using COVID-19 as an opportunity to promote research on the body parts of aborted babies.

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Harnessing high tech

Science | Scientists and doctors experiment with very modern ways to stymie a virus
by Julie Borg
Posted 3/19/20, 03:52 pm

In some Chinese hospitals, robots clean, remove contaminated items, and deliver food and medicine to patients to keep humans from spreading the new coronavirus. The robots can work for up to eight hours after charging for 20 minutes and return to the charging station when their power runs low.

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