The Origin of SARS-Cov-2

SARS-CoV-2 has a very unusual feature: it is surprisingly good at infecting a particular type of cell that has what is known as an angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 receptor. Some other animals have ACE2 receptors, but SARS-CoV-2 works much better in human or human-like ACE2 receptors. […]

Stella McCartney Campaigns to Ban the Use of Fur + More Fashion News

It was a busy week within the trend world. In line with her enduring deal with sustainability, Stella McCartney delivered her Fall 2021 lineup with a fantastical presentation of modern animals. Additionally aiming to make the way forward for trend a bit of greener, Allbirds […]

Defending Populism?

The Spring issue of Regulation contains my review of an interesting book by historian Donald Critchlow, In Defense of Populism. In his view, the different waves of left-wing and right-wing populism in America were useful social movements. A few short excerpts from my review: [Critchlow] […]

Africa in the news: COVID-19, Côte d’Ivoire, and energy updates

By Tamara White, Leo Holtz, Mary Blankenship COVID-19 circumstances surge in Africa, and Tanzania takes steps to hitch COVAX Reported COVID-19 circumstances are surging throughout Africa, with greater than 20 international locations experiencing a rise in week-over-week case rely by over 20 %. On June […]

Death Penalty

QUESTION: What’s your view on the demise penalty. The Biden administration requested to reinstate the demise penalty which appears to be a contradiction to all the things else they stand for. WQ ANSWER: This complete situation of the demise penalty appears to be based mostly […]

These Brands Are Putting Genderless Clothing at the Forefront of Fashion

Style (with a capital F) is notoriously resistant to vary. In any case, it was (sadly) only some years in the past that family manufacturers made an try and diversify their casting, prolong their measurement ranges, and present menswear and womenswear collections on the identical […]

3 Black-Owned Beauty Retailers We’re Shopping as Alternatives to Amazon

In honor of Juneteenth, we’re taking cues from the #NewBlackFriday initiative, which inspires buying Black-owned companies to your product and repair must tactically handle systemic financial inequality. We’re devoted to this trigger throughout each our trend and sweetness verticals, and whereas we encourage you to […]