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George Floyd’s death still a homicide despite evidence of medical issues: experts – National

George Floyd had drugs in his system and severe heart disease when a Minneapolis police officer put a knee to his neck, but independent experts said the medical problems revealed in the full autopsy report don’t change the conclusion that the handcuffed man’s death was… Read More »George Floyd’s death still a homicide despite evidence of medical issues: experts – National

From police shootings to protests over anti-Black racism: Toronto’s last three decades of racial controversy

The falling death of Afro-Indigenous woman Regis Korchinski-Paquet in the presence of police officers is sparking outrage and protest in Toronto as cities across the U.S. have meanwhile erupted in several days of anger over the shocking death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man… Read More »From police shootings to protests over anti-Black racism: Toronto’s last three decades of racial controversy

Testing for COVID-19 in sewage could serve as ‘advance warning,’ help prepare for 2nd wave

The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has been found in the feces of infected people. In one way, at least, it’s a good thing — it means testing sewage could potentially be a simple way to detect and track outbreaks, say researchers developing techniques to do just… Read More »Testing for COVID-19 in sewage could serve as ‘advance warning,’ help prepare for 2nd wave