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Fruit Flies Are Essential to Science. So Are the Workers Who Keep Them Alive.

Fruit Flies Are Essential to Science. So Are the Workers Who Keep Them Alive.

Fruit Flies Are Essential to Science. So Are the Workers Who Keep Them Alive. Fruit Flies Are Essential to Science. So Are the Workers Who Keep Them Alive. The rooms that make up the Bloomington Drosophila Stock Center at Indiana University are lined wall to wall with identical shelves. Each shelf is filled with uniform racks, and each rack with …

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The Elderly vs. Essential Workers: Who Should Get the Coronavirus Vaccine First?

The Elderly vs. Essential Workers: Who Should Get the Coronavirus Vaccine First?

The Elderly vs. Essential Workers: Who Should Get the Coronavirus Vaccine First? The Elderly vs. Essential Workers: Who Should Get the Coronavirus Vaccine First? In September, academic researchers analyzed the Department of Homeland Security’s list of essential workers and found that it broadly mirrored the demographics of the American labor force. The researchers proposed a narrower, more vulnerable category — …

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Diary of an American in Finland, Doing ‘Essential’ Work in Ballet

Diary of an American in Finland, Doing ‘Essential’ Work in Ballet

Diary of an American in Finland, Doing ‘Essential’ Work in Ballet Diary of an American in Finland, Doing ‘Essential’ Work in Ballet When my phone rang very early on a September morning and a number from Finland appeared on the screen, I immediately thought, “The project is dead.” Amid the ever-worsening pandemic, I was supposed to be heading for Helsinki …

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Latino Movies: 20 Essential Films Since 2000

Latino Movies: 20 Essential Films Since 2000

Latino Movies: 20 Essential Films Since 2000 Latino Movies: 20 Essential Films Since 2000 Hollywood still doesn’t get it. Latinos are not a monolith. The context, details and nuances that go into telling the story of a family in Mexico City won’t be the same for the story of a family in Los Angeles, which would in turn differ for …

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Swiss to Vote on Paternity Leave: Nice to Have or Essential?

Swiss to Vote on Paternity Leave: Nice to Have or Essential?

Swiss to Vote on Paternity Leave: Nice to Have or Essential? Swiss to Vote on Paternity Leave: Nice to Have or Essential? ZURICH — When Patrik Höfliger’s daughter Elea was born in April, his employer gave him just two days off. So the father of two, who lives near Zurich, took three weeks of vacation to support his wife’s recovery …

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‘It’s So Essential’: WeChat Ban Makes U.S.-China Standoff Personal

‘It’s So Essential’: WeChat Ban Makes U.S.-China Standoff Personal

‘It’s So Essential’: WeChat Ban Makes U.S.-China Standoff Personal ‘It’s So Essential’: WeChat Ban Makes U.S.-China Standoff Personal Other people said they were scrambling to find alternatives to WeChat. Sirui Hua, 29, a resident of Jersey City, N.J., told family and friends in China to sign up for QQ, a messaging app also owned by Tencent. He is also planning …

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Five Essential Documentaries, Recommended by David France

Five Essential Documentaries, Recommended by David France Five Essential Documentaries, Recommended by David France The connective thread running through the journalist and documentarian David France’s work may be queer activism, and yet he doesn’t see himself as an activist. “I didn’t have what it took to be a leader through difficult times, to find answers and bring people along with …

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In Germany, Confronting Shameful Legacy Is Essential Part of Police Training

In Germany, Confronting Shameful Legacy Is Essential Part of Police Training

In Germany, Confronting Shameful Legacy Is Essential Part of Police Training In Germany, Confronting Shameful Legacy Is Essential Part of Police Training BERLIN — When Inspector Martin Halweg was a young cadet, his class met a Holocaust survivor who had spent almost four years in a Berlin attic hiding from the Nazis — and from police officers like him. “He …

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The Essential Spike Lee – The New York Times

The Essential Spike Lee - The New York Times

The Essential Spike Lee – The New York Times The Essential Spike Lee – The New York Times The first time I saw Spike Lee was in the trailer for “She’s Gotta Have It,” hawking tube socks on a street corner to buy “butter for my whole wheat bread.” That was 1986. Since then, I’ve seen all of his movies …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Calls Houses of Worship ‘Essential Services’ and Urges Reopening

Coronavirus Live Updates: Sweeping Lockdown Gives Way to Patchwork of State Responses

Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Calls Houses of Worship ‘Essential Services’ and Urges Reopening Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Calls Houses of Worship ‘Essential Services’ and Urges Reopening A federal agency and several state health departments have come under fire for mixing two types of virus tests. Many Memorial Day events will look different. A new study found that hydroxychloroquine, promoted by …

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