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BBC: A mysterious US desert civilisation

One thousand years ago, the Chacoans thrived in a scorching-hot desert. Their remarkably intact buildings reveal a lot about their culture –...

BBC: Coronavirus: First Google/Apple-based contact-tracing app launched

The team developing Switzerland's coronavirus contact-tracing app says it has become the first to have launched a product incorporating a technology provided...

CNN: Photos show plenty of people flocked to beaches, but not a lot of social distancing or masks

Photos and video of Memorial Day weekend celebrations across the US showed plenty of people going to the beach and gathering on...

CNN: Summer is not completely canceled. Here are 100 things we can do with or without kids.

This is not the summer we had hoped or planned for.The calendar is littered with canceled vacations and summer camps, shuttered pools...

BBC: Why we’ve been saying ‘sorry’ all wrong

Apologies can be tricky, but combining a dose of gratitude with a gesture that costs you something can help smooth ruffled...

BBC: Coronavirus: Is it safe to visit US national parks?

National parks are re-opening across the US, and people are overjoyed. After weeks of staying at home, they are desperate to go...

CNN: How beaches are preparing for Memorial Day during the pandemic

(CNN) — Memorial Day marks the symbolic start of summer with its barbecues, outdoor gatherings with friends and trips to the beach.But this...

VOA: Promising COVID-19 Treatment Uses Antibodies from Recovered Patients

WASHINGTON - Chinese scientists say a new drug is showing promising results in treating and preventing COVID-19, which could be effective in ending...

BBC: Coronavirus: Immune clue sparks treatment hope

UK scientists are to begin testing a treatment that it is hoped could counter the effects of Covid-19 in the most seriously...

CNN: CDC estimates that 35% of coronavirus patients don’t have symptoms

In new guidance for mathematical modelers and public health officials, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is estimating that about a...

BBC: Riz au lait: A simple French dish made from pantry staples

The French version of rice pudding is firmly ensconced in the nostalgic, comfort food category of “grandmother’s recipes” today. And it’s become...

BBC: Coronavirus: Flexible working will be a new normal after virus

Facebook and New Zealand's Prime Minister are the latest supporters of flexible working as companies mull back-to-office strategies.

Anouncement

[Illinois] Faculty members, staff, teaching assistants honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Instruction

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Faculty and staff members and graduate teaching assistants at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this spring were honored...

Extending cancellation of summer events through July 5

Please see the message below regarding the extension of the cancellation of on-campus summer events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign...

Keeping Illinois connected remotely

Since universities sent students and employees home in mid-March as part of the greater societal effort to counter the COVID-19 pandemic, online...

[Illinois] University initiates fundraising program for student relief

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is introducing a supplemental relief fund to support university students dealing with financial...