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    How COVID-19 can affect your toes and skin

    ""COVID toes" are a dermatological symptom of COVID-19. They resemble chilblains”, which are red or purplish swellings one may experience if hands or feet are exposed to the cold for too long."

    Science Snippet: Analysis of COVID-19 symptoms on twitter

    "Researchers from the University of Utah examined twitter posts from early April 2020 (and) found references to 36 other unique symptoms, including 3 898 cases of the now well documented symptom of loss of taste."

    Multi-factor authentication – why it’s more than just extra effort

    "Instead of just using one method of authentication, MFA requires at least two factors to prove the users identity from a combination of these elements below, so that the attacker won’t be able to gain access to the user’s account even if they’ve cracked the user’s passcode!"

    Review: The Social Dilemma

    "The Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma, depicts the rise of social media and personalised online services. Deeply unnerving, it shows us not only their power over each and every one of us, but also their damage to society."

    Introducing the UK Emissions Trading System

    "As part of the UK government’s “Energy White Paper” released in December, the UK has unveiled its own Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), ... a mechanism used to reduce CO2 (or equivalent) emissions."