Examining QAnon’s racist propaganda

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July 5, 2021

DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
Risky bioresearch calls for greater lab safety
As scientists seek to better understand viruses like the one that causes COVID-19, they will likely need more labs tailor-made for work with risky germs. Read more.

CLIMATE CHANGE
Dying from the heat
Heat deaths are the most prevalent of all deaths from natural disasters, writes climate scientist Peter Gleick. What does that mean for workers with little or no ability to avoid the risk of being outside in extreme heat? Read more.

DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
Examining QAnon’s racist propaganda
International security expert Mia Bloom saw a troubling pattern emerge while conducting research for her book Pastels and Pedophiles: Inside the Mind of QAnon. Read more.

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