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As COVID-19 Spreads In Prisons, Lockdowns Spark Fear Of More Solitary Confinement

Prisons across the country have placed prisoners on lockdown — they're kept in their cells mostly around-the-clock — as a way to...

‘Working on a genuine crisis’: Law students address COVID-19 spread in prisons

During a one-week period in April, Elisabeth Mayer helped write 63 pages of motions aimed at convincing a federal judge to grant...
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Enzyme, proteins work together to tidy up tail ends of DNA in dividing cells

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have described the way an enzyme and proteins interact to maintain the protective caps, called telomeres,...

BBC: Ireland’s priceless treasure hidden by monks

One of the most exciting archaeological finds in the history of Irish art was unearthed on Tipperary's Derrynaflan Island by a man...

NPR: This group’s wiped out $6.7 billion in medical debt, and it’s just getting started

Soon after giving birth to a daughter two months premature, Terri Logan received a bill from the hospital. She recoiled from the...

Chancellor Jones named to Hope Chicago Board of Directors

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Illinois Chancellor Robert Jones has been named to the board of directors of Hope Chicago, a nonprofit organization seeking to...