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Does private browsing really work?

Nearly half of American internet users have tried a private, or incognito, browsing mode, but do they really work?

Coronavirus shows how ageism is harming the health of older adults

Paul Nash, Associate Professor of Gerontology at University of Southern California and Phillip W. Schnarrs, Associate Professor of Population Health, University of Texas at Austin, say ageism causing massive misconceptions about senior health.

The Chicago School District relying on donations to get its students online

Teachers were stuffing 800 envelopes with learning packets and mailing them to students’ homes because many families in the area don’t have computers or high-speed internet.

Working from home could curb the coronavirus epidemic

Working from home pays a double dividend during a pandemic, limiting spread and travel.

Has lockdown given you tech addiction? How to kick the habit

Social isolation has meant many of us barely get time away from a screen - and that's a huge problem.

Zoom security: Here’s what you need to know

Thomas Reisinger at De Montfort University has researched video conferencing privacy and security for years. Here's what he thinks you need to know.

What is a tracing app? How Apple and Google’s coronavirus system works

David Starobinski a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, at Boston University and Johannes Becker, a Doctoral student in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Boston University, explain how the controversial new system will work.

How to stop dangerous coronavirus conspiracy theories spreading

The pandemic has been accompanied by nonsense, disinformation, half-truths and conspiracy theories that have spread virally through social networks, explain Stephan Lewandowsky at the University of Bristol and John Cook at George Mason University.

How to listen to your loved ones while social distancing

Annmarie Caño of Wayne State University reveals how to keep listening to your loved ones despite the stress of social isolation.

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Social distancing: 6 simple ways to help seniors struggling to change their routines

toria Atabakhsh, a Doctorate student in Aging, Health and Well-Being at the University of Waterloo has 6 simple way to help seniors struggling with social isolation.