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Can a Digital Geneva Convention protect civilians from cyber warfare?

Can a Digital Geneva Convention protect civilians from cyber warfare? – CBS News Watch CBSN Live There’s a growing concern over cyberattacks carried out by nation states, sometimes against private companies or even individuals. At a cybersecurity conference this week, Microsoft President Brad Smith called for a “Digital Geneva Convention” to protect civilians. CNET senior […]

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Long-term exposure to permissible concentrations of air pollution linked with increased mortality risk — ScienceDaily

Exposure to low concentrations of air pollution, even at levels permitted under federal regulations, may be causing tens of thousands of early deaths each year among elderly people and other vulnerable groups in the U.S., according to a large national study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study will be published October […]

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Smoggier skies, lower scores? A Brazilian study examines the effects of air pollution on students’ cognitive performance — ScienceDaily

A new study published in the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists looks at the causal relationship between outdoor air pollution levels on nationwide university entry examination day and students’ cognitive performance in Brazil. In “The Effects of Air Pollution on Students’ Cognitive Performance: Evidence from Brazilian University Entrance Tests,” authors Juliana […]

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