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- August 19, 2020: “Work After the Pandemic”–Maybe there are some things that don’t need to go back to normal
- December 8, 2020 (Updated March 30, 2021): “Coronavirus Vaccine Ethics”— A look at the major ethical considerations regarding the COVID-19 vaccines
- April 2, 2021: “How China’s ‘Hostage Diplomacy’ Traps Unsuspecting Visitors”–Canada’s “Two Michaels” await their fate in prison in China, hostages to the growing tensions in a high-tech war
- March 11, 2021: “In China, Forced Uyghur Labor Produces Many Fashionable Products”–Industries such as fashion and solar panels rely heavily on supplies from detention centers and concentration camps in China
- March 1, 2021: “Was the WHO Investigation of COVID-19’s Origin Thwarted by China?”–What did the WHO investigation find?
- February 15, 2021: “For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China”–When people talked about politics on Clubhouse
- February 6, 2021: “Sci-Fi Saturday Books: Will World War II Be the U.S. vs. China?”–Wired’s preview of 2034: A Novel of the New World War
- February 3, 2021: “Leaked Police Database: Total Surveillance of China’s Uyghurs”–Beijing had made technology central to its repression
- January 26, 2021: “How China Has Tried to Suppress Coronavirus Science”–As far as investigative journalists have been able to determine, the suppression came directly from the top.
- January 20, 2021: “Lawyer Turned Citizen Journalist in China Turns Up Again–in Jail”–She has been sentenced to four years in prison for “picking quarrels and stirring up trouble,” a crime in China
- January 11, 2021: “Chinese Entrepreneur Jack Ma Missing After Criticizing the Party”–If even Jack Ma can just disappear in China’s high tech world, is anyone safe?
- December 30, 2020: “How Bias Can Be Coded Into Unthinking Programs”–MIT researcher Joy Buolamwini started the project as a trivial “bathroom mirror” message
- December 16, 2020: “Hi Tech and China: The Long Game re Spying in the United States”–The relationship between California’s Eric Swalwell and Fang Fang could be a thriller. But they say it really happened
- December 6, 2020: “China’s Door-to-Door Census Now Identifies Religious Believers”–Census takers are urged to keep their eyes open for evidence of religious activity
- Spring, 2021: Biohazards Column: “Afflicted Living” — The COVID-19 pandemic’s deep impact on the elderly
- Winter, 2020: Biohazards Column: “Eugenicide” –China’s brutal treatment & suppression of Uyghur Muslims
- Fall, 2020: Casualty Report: “Megadeath” –A timeline of plagues and pandemics
- Fall, 2020: Biohazards Column: “Disaster Ethics & the Trouble with Triage” –What do you do when there is not enough medical supplies?
- Spring, 2020: Biohazards Column : “Mindless Attempts” –cerebral organoids and whether they can ever become “brains-in-a-dish” (by subscription only)
- Spring 2021 Issue: “Turning Over a New Leaf in Energy” — Professor profile on how photosynthesis inspires solar photovoltaic cell design
- Spring 2021 Issue: “Sing Like a Bird” — Professor profile on research examining how a finch singing may lead to therapies for people who struggle with language
- Spring 2020 Issue: “Stopping the Flu Virus” — Professor profile on research modeling the flu virus
- Spring 2019 Issue: “Our Uneasy Tranquility” — American’s use of anti-anxiety medication has skyrocketed. Should we be worried?
- March 23, 2020: “Coronavirus: Explanations and Ethical Issues”–How does a virus work and what bioethical issues should we consider during the pandemic?
Over 100 articles from 2015 to 2017.
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