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A new formula may help black patients’ access to kidney care

EnlargeGetty ImagesFor decades, doctors and hospitals saw kidney patients differently based on their race. A standard equation for estimating kidney function applied a correction for...

Fire weather is getting worse in the American West

EnlargeKyle Monoon | Mercury News | GettyCalifornia is famous for its beach weather, but it's also growing increasingly infamous for its "fire weather," which is...

A new app helps Iranians hide messages in plain sight

Enlarge / An anti-government graffiti that reads in Farsi "Death to the dictator" is sprayed at a wall north of Tehran on September 30, 2009....

Google is getting caught in the antitrust net

EnlargeNurPhoto | GettyBeing a global company has its perks. There’s a lot of money to be made overseas. But the biggest US tech companies are...

As COVID cases rise, so do hospital-related infections

EnlargeFrancine Orr | Getty ImagesLast month, a 46-year-old military veteran in Houston died of pancreatitis, an urgent but treatable condition, while waiting to be admitted...

Twitch sues users over alleged “hate raids” against streamers

EnlargeMikkelWilliam | Getty ImagesSince early August, Twitch has been wrestling with an epidemic of harassment, known as “hate raids,” against marginalized streamers. These attacks spam streamers’...

On Roblox, kids learn it’s hard to earn money making games

EnlargeRobloxRoblox has become a video game titan, in recent years dominating the world of kids’ gaming and earning $454 million in revenue last quarter alone....

Google launches a new medical app—outside the United States

EnlargeGetty ImagesBillions of times each year, people turn to Google’s web search box for help figuring out what’s wrong with their skin. Now, Google is...

The SolarWinds hackers aren’t back—they never went away

Enlarge / "And people reliably click on these emails? Really?"Kremlin official photoThe Russian hackers who breached SolarWinds IT management software to compromise a slew of...

Colonial Pipeline paid a $5 million ransom—and kept a vicious cycle turning

EnlargeSean Rayford | Getty ImagesNearly a week after a ransomware attack led Colonial Pipeline to halt fuel distribution on the East Coast, reports emerged on...

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