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How Lemonaid is Making Healthcare Accessible and Affordable

How Lemonaid is Making Healthcare Accessible and Affordable

SPONSORED CONTENT | Dec 2, 2020

Lemonaids Chief Clinical Officer discusses how Lemonaid is at the forefront of making healthcare more accessible and affordable through its groundbreaking virtual platform.

How Long? Here's a Tool Designed to Help Evaluate Your COVID-Risks

How Long? Here's a Tool Designed to Help Evaluate Your COVID-Risks

SCIENCE | Nov 30, 2020

A pair of MIT professors have come up with a useful tool to evaluate indoor COVID-19 risks.

Our Favorite LGBTQ Virtual Experiences to Gift This Holiday Season

Our Favorite LGBTQ Virtual Experiences to Gift This Holiday Season

PERSONAL TECH | By Kelsy Chauvin | Nov 30, 2020

Digital experiences are turning our computer screens into portals for all sorts of holiday reunions, group workshops, live entertainment and delightful tours. Here's a rundown of a few faves tilted toward LGBTQ interests.

For Big Tech, Biden Brings a New Era but No Ease in Scrutiny

For Big Tech, Biden Brings a New Era but No Ease in Scrutiny

PERSONAL TECH | By Marcy Gordon | Nov 28, 2020

Biden may aim to take a bite out of the dominance of Big Tech and may welcome an opportunity to work with the opposing side to curb the power of a common adversary.

Keep Cool: Germany Preps Vaccine Drive as Covid Cases Hit 1M

Keep Cool: Germany Preps Vaccine Drive as Covid Cases Hit 1M

SCIENCE | By Frank Jordans and Christoph Noelting | Nov 27, 2020

Hulking gray boxes are rolling off the production line at a factory in the southern town of Tuttlingen, ready to be shipped to the front in the next phase of Germany's battle against the coronavirus.

Holiday Trends to Watch: Adult Play-Doh; Stores that Ship

Holiday Trends to Watch: Adult Play-Doh; Stores that Ship

PERSONAL TECH | By Joseph Pisani and Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 26, 2020

The pandemic is turning this into a holiday shopping season like no other.

$ize Doesn't Matter — At Least When It Comes to Income

$ize Doesn't Matter — At Least When It Comes to Income

SCIENCE | Nov 26, 2020

Size does matter, and smaller is more profitable, at least with men's incomes.

AstraZeneca Manufacturing Error Clouds Vaccine Study Results

AstraZeneca Manufacturing Error Clouds Vaccine Study Results

SCIENCE | By Danica Kirka | Nov 26, 2020

AstraZeneca and Oxford University on Wednesday acknowledged a manufacturing error that is raising questions about preliminary results of their experimental COVID-19 vaccine.

LGBTQIA+ Gamers Who Are Blazing a Trail On and Offline

LGBTQIA+ Gamers Who Are Blazing a Trail On and Offline

PERSONAL TECH | Nov 26, 2020

The world of online gaming is blowing up at the moment with everyone from professional eSports players to live gaming streamers growing in stature as mainstream entertainers and athletes.

Lights, Camera, Sell: Retailers Want You to Watch and Shop

Lights, Camera, Sell: Retailers Want You to Watch and Shop

PERSONAL TECH | By Joseph Pisani | Nov 25, 2020

Livestream selling, already popular in China, is taking off in the U.S., ushering in a new way for Americans to shop online. Instead of searching for what they want, they pick up their phones, sit back, and click to buy if they like what they see.

Mysterious Shiny Monolith Found in Otherworldly Utah Desert

Mysterious Shiny Monolith Found in Otherworldly Utah Desert

SCIENCE | By Lindsay Whitehurst | Nov 24, 2020

Deep in the Mars-like landscape of Utah's red-rock desert lies a mystery: A gleaming metal monolith in one of the most remote parts of the state.

Elton John, TikTok Team Up to Educate About AIDS Epidemic

Elton John, TikTok Team Up to Educate About AIDS Epidemic

PERSONAL TECH | Nov 24, 2020

The Elton John AIDS Foundation and TikTok are teaming up to raise awareness about the disease through a campaign and live event for World AIDS Day.

IBM Apologizes to Transgender Computer Pioneer 52 Years After Firing Her

IBM Apologizes to Transgender Computer Pioneer 52 Years After Firing Her

PERSONAL TECH | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 23, 2020

IBM apologized to a former employee, Lynn Conway, a trailblazing computer scientist who revolutionized the way computer chips are designed and manufactured, for firing her in 1968 for being transgender.

AstraZeneca: COVID-19 Vaccine Shown to be 'Highly Effective'

AstraZeneca: COVID-19 Vaccine Shown to be 'Highly Effective'

SCIENCE | By Danica Kirka, Jill Lawless | Nov 23, 2020

AstraZeneca said Monday that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is cheaper and easier to distribute than some of its rivals.

Bodies of Man and His Male Slave Unearthed from Ashes at Pompeii

Bodies of Man and His Male Slave Unearthed from Ashes at Pompeii

SCIENCE | By Frances D'Emilio | Nov 21, 2020

Skeletal remains of what are believed to have been a rich man and his male slave attempting to escape death from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius nearly 2,000 years ago have been discovered in Pompeii, officials at the archaeological park in Italy said.

People Proving to Be Weakest Link for Apps Tracking COVID Exposure

People Proving to Be Weakest Link for Apps Tracking COVID Exposure

PERSONAL TECH | By Rae Ellen Bichell | Nov 20, 2020

A more states roll out smartphone contact-tracing technology, challenges are emerging. Namely, human nature.

Health Experts Clash Over Use of Certain Drugs for COVID-19

Health Experts Clash Over Use of Certain Drugs for COVID-19

SCIENCE | By Marilynn Marchione | Nov 20, 2020

Health officials around the world are clashing over the use of certain drugs for COVID-19, leading to different treatment options for patients depending on where they live.

The Most Famous Gay Mathematicians

The Most Famous Gay Mathematicians

SCIENCE | Nov 19, 2020

Gay mathematicians inspire the younger generations of the LGBT community to speak out, fight for their rights, and chase their dreams. Here are the most famous ones.

Large African Study Makes Important Breakthrough in HIV Prevention

Large African Study Makes Important Breakthrough in HIV Prevention

SCIENCE | Nov 19, 2020

Scientists from the HIV Prevention Trials Network recently found that a PrEP regimen of long-acting cabotegravir (CAB LA) injections once every eight weeks was better than the daily tablet used for HIV prevention.

New Study Suggests Gay Men More Attracted to 'High Fertility' Males

New Study Suggests Gay Men More Attracted to 'High Fertility' Males

SCIENCE | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 18, 2020

A new study suggests that gay men, like their straight counterparts, find women more attractive if they are more fertile - and they also find highly fertile men more attractive.

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