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Leading UK researchers, vets and farmers have urged ministers to free livestock science of unnecessary legal curbs as the country prepares, post-Brexit, to ease gene-editing rules. Such a move would allow the creation of new breeds of animals resistant to
Detroit Deputy Mayor Conrad Mallett Jr. is old enough to remember when bus drivers in Detroit were part of the city's middle class. Mallett's father was director of the old Detroit Department of Streets and Railways for six years
Some colleagues refused to speak with me, several did so under conditions of anonymity and others would not answer my emails. I felt rejected and perplexed because this was not the experience I was used to. By the time I began writing Deliberately Divided in
He knew that nuclear power was a source of
The Spanish island of La Palma is still reeling from a volcanic eruption that began one week ago. Spreading ash and lava caused the local airport to shut down and roughly 6,000 people remain displaced. ...
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‘A joyous event’: why the Gilgamesh Tablet’s return to Iraq strikes a blow against artefact smuggling
A looted 3,500-year-old cuneiform clay tablet from ancient Mesopotamia, which was seized by authorities in 2019 and officially forfeited by US retail chain Hobby Lobby in July, was due to be ceremonially
He was once Starfleet’s youngest captain, a fearless explorer leading the USS Enterprise on an intergalactic odyssey. Now the actor who famously portrayed Captain James Tiberius Kirk on Star Trek for four decades is reportedly set to boldly go on a real-life
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Ministers are closing in on a deal that could kick China off a project to build a £20bn nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast and pump in tens of millions of pounds of taxpayer cash instead – a move that would heighten geopolitical tensions. The
For years, astrophysicists have been saying that alien life must exist, but finding out where and in what form has proved elusive. We may be edging closer: a team from the University of Cambridge has discovered a new class of habitable planets they claim will
Dr Carlos Chaccour ran into difficulty when he and his colleagues began recruiting patients in Peru for their study to determine the effect of a daily dose of the anti-parasitic drug ivermectin on people infected with Covid-19. “We would call the patient and
“Have you gone mad?” asked one friend. “You’re so brave. I could never do that. Wouldn’t meditation be wiser?” said another. For someone with a long history of depression and anxiety, plus a morbid fear of public speaking, taking up standup comedy might seem
For centuries, shepherds from the small village of Aas in the French Pyrenees led their sheep and cattle up to mountain pastures for the summer months. To ease the solitude, they would communicate with each other or with the village below in a whistled form of
Chinese investment in Britain’s next generation of nuclear power stations is set to be banned on security grounds, leaving a multi-billion pound funding hole in the plans. Nuclear power is key to Government plans to ‘future-proof’ the country’s energy supplies
Despite govt efforts, safe tap water remains a privilege in India due to concerns over steady supply, quality checks, testing and real-time surveillance of consumer complaints, among other factors ...
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China's state-owned energy firm is set to be booted out of Britain's £20billion Sizewell C nuclear power project 'within weeks', insiders say. Senior industry sources told The Mail on Sunday that Ministers are poised to formally bar any further Chinese
‘Psychedelics renaissance’: new wave of research puts hallucinogenics forward to treat mental health
In what’s been described as a ‘paradigm shifter’ for psychiatry, clinical trials are exploring the therapeutic use for illegal substances It was out of desperation that Michael Raymond found himself sitting in a remote retreat in the Peruvian Andes, sipping a
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The Council among other mandates would influence policy at the regional and national level by ensuring that the youth’s concerns are inculcated in issues on environment and climate change policies. Mr Abraham Bugre, the Engagement and Partnership Office at the
The designated centres are: Ada East District Hospital, Ada Health Centre, Kasseh Health Centre and Pediatokope Health Centre. Mr Bawuah said 20 health officials have been deployed to administer the jabs for
By The Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul says she is prepared to call in medically trained National Guard members and retirees to address potential staffing shortages caused by an approaching vaccine mandate for health care workers.
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Damage assessment teams went out Saturday to determine how many buildings have burned in a forest fire that has displaced thousands of residents in Northern California. Firefighters working in steep, drought-stricken terrain hope calmer
Canadian professional space scientist and critic of the greenhouse gas theory of climate change, Joseph E Postma, posts another telling video exposing the junk science cornerstone of man-made global warming. Postma writes: You may read my blog
Australia is a country nearly the size of the continental US with a population of
URBANA — A 23-year University of Illinois crop sciences faculty member will fill in as interim dean for the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, pending approval by the board of trustees. Professor Germán Bollero will succeed five-year
Turkey will showcase its top-notch technology event Teknofest in other countries, the Turkish president said on Saturday. Addressing Turkey's largest technology and aviation event Teknofest 2021 at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - All nuclear powers will at some point have to sit at the negotiating table for arms control talks, UN Under-Secretary-General of Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu told Sputnik on Saturday. ...
Much of the communication between cells is carried in extracellular vesicles, membrane-wrapped packages of signaling molecules. Vesicles are classified by size at present, though the nomenclature is often used confusingly and inconsistently. Exosomes are one
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A virtual reality 'empathy machine' to stop domestic abusers from reoffending to begin trials, report says
A stock image shows a man using a virtual reality headset. Getty Images France will trial "empathy machines," which use virtual reality technology, from October, per rfi. 30 male volunteers - all convicted of domestic violence - will take part in the
Amateur freedivers found a large collection of gold Roman coins off the coast of Spain. The University of Alicante Amateur freedivers in Spain have discovered one of the largest collections of gold Roman coins found in Europe. The collection of 53 coins date
Fear and Ignorance — Not the Virus and Unvaxxed — Are the Real Enemies in This Pandemic Defenders of vaccination insist that indisputable, objective medical facts have determined the approach to the pandemic. Their dogmatic arguments are based on the false
President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 response and vaccinations, at the White House in Washington on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. (Sarahbeth Maney/The New York Times) WASHINGTON — As he announced Friday that booster shots would be available to some
All nuclear powers will at some point have to sit at the negotiating table for arms control talks, UN Under-Secretary-General of Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu told Sputnik on Saturday UNITED NATIONS (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 25th September, 2021) All
Machine learning can pinpoint 'genes of
The debate on green vehicles often focuses on fuel efficiency and
Researchers have developed a time-domain single-pixel imaging technique to speed the measurement of ultrafast pulses in infrared and far infrared wavelengths. <!-- more --> ...
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on countries worldwide to pursue openness in global scientific and technological cooperation, promising that China, too, would commit to the common goal of “human peace and development.” Xi delivered the remarks as he
The Ghana Engineer Company 9 (GHANENGCOY 9) of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has rehabilitated an old dike at Kabara in Timbuktu, as part of its corporate social responsibility towards farmers in the
On September 21, two Indian beaches, Puducherry's Eden beach (Chinna Veerampattinam) and Tamil Nadu's Kovalam (also known as Covelong) beach near Chennai made their way to the list of Blue Flag certified beaches in the world, a global initiative by Foundation
He said the policy would also stimulate the conscience of residents of the region and beyond on sanitation, waste management, cleanliness, discipline and crime and solutions. Mr Adjei, who is currently attending a workshop, at Birmingham Hall 5, the NEC, North
Space Photo: pixabay.com Experts have suggested creating a super device that can be noticed on other planets. Anders Sandberg, a scientist at the Oxford Institute for the Humanities, believes that life exists on Earth-like planets. This was stated in a message
Former president Donald Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci, in April 2020. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump said he did "the opposite" of Dr. Anthony Fauci's advice during the pandemic. Trump said he decided against firing Fauci because he
EMS to showcase the latest FAULHABER motors at leading design engineering show 09/09/2021 Electro Mechanical Systems Ltd FAULHABER distributor, Electro Mechanical Systems (EMS), is exhibiting at the Engineering Design Show, taking place at Coventry Building
Webtec Continues to Support The Young Engineers of the Future 08/02/2021 Webtec Hydraulics This Year’s Recipient of the Roy Cuthbert Scholarship Announced The Roy Cuthbert Scholarship has been awarded to Thomas Chaplin. The award, which was named after
RS Components reveals the winners of its STEM Extraordinary Engineering Challenge 16/07/2020 RS Components Ltd Cleaning the oceans, elderly care, and mental wellbeing are all addressed by the winning designs RS Components (RS), a trading brand of
ION Science Cub 11.7 eV nominated for Technical Innovation Award 24/08/2021 Ion Science Ltd Although specialists in gas detection and analysis, ION Science have recently picked up a new readout of recognition when it comes to their market-leading Cub 11.7 eV
AGM TO PRESENT ON BREAKTHROUGH NANOTECHNOLOGY FOR WATER-BASED EPOXY COATINGS AT CORROSION 2021 19/03/2021 Applied Graphene Materials UK Limited Applied Graphene Materials (LSE:AGM), the producer of speciality graphene nanoplatelet dispersions, announces that
Rotamec becomes one-stop-shop for engineering supplies by joining Troy group 03/08/2021 Rotamec Ltd Motor repair and provider, Rotamec, has expanded its portfolio of parts and consumables for the engineering sector after joining the Troy group of industrial
Turck Banner - Condition Monitoring as simple as a check engine light 09/09/2021 Turck Banner Ltd What is condition monitoring and why do I need it? Condition monitoring uses sensors to monitor equipment and give an early warning of failure. This dramatically
FCI FLT93 FlexSwitch Provides Reliable Flow or Leak Detection In Nuclear Power Plants 08/09/2021 Fluid Components International (FCI) Ideal for Reactor Core Coolant, Level Interface Detection & Temperature, Pump Protection, Flood Alarm, Condensate Pot
Maintaining your industrial engine 01/09/2021 DiPerk Power Solutions According to a 2020 survey by YesAuto, 44 per cent of UK drivers admit not understanding basic vehicle maintenance, with three in ten not even knowing how to pump up their tyres. When it
RS Components to host online event calling for greater diversity in UK engineering roles 27/07/2020 RS Components Ltd 'REflect', in collaboration with the IET, will show how organisations that tap into the talents of diverse ethnic groups can help address the
Ibstock help inspire the next generation at Science Summer School 13/07/2021 Ibstock plc Hundreds of school children from secondary schools across the North West have been given the opportunity to learn more about developing a career in Science, Technology,
The Army Corps of Engineers just wrapped up the dredging of the mouth of Lake Ferguson and timing could not have been better. The Mississippi River hit its lowest point of the year this week, and without the dredging, operations at the port would have been at
Today, the Canadian political landscape is being remoulded by a nest of technocratic ideologues who aim to lead the nation into a post-nation state Great Reset. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was among the earliest public figures who celebrated this
September 20th marked the anniversary of the last speech John F Kennedy delivered to the United Nations’ General Assembly. This event bears more relevance upon our present crisis than most people could possibly imagine. This is true not only because it is wise
According to the International Hydropower Association (iha), around 60 percent of all renewable electricity is and the sector produces about 16 percent of total electricity generation from all sources including nuclear and fossil fuels. That's an impressive
A diet rich in dairy fat may be linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, researchers say. ...
The study which has been published in the Journal of Applied Ecology noted that the Himalayan snow trout prefer to inhabit the downstream or the mainstream of the river segment for healthy chances of its survival. ...
Jay Reed and Getty The price of insulin has increased drastically over the past 20 years. Diabetics often ration their insulin, with deadly results, because of the skyrocketing price. Biden has proposed a measure that would let Medicare negotiate lower prices
(credit: Getty Images) For decades, doctors and hospitals saw kidney patients differently based on their race. A standard equation for estimating kidney
Only 20 percent of rail passengers are still wearing masks at train stations in England now that it is no longer compulsory, according to Network Rail. That compares with 80 percent before restrictions were lifted on 19 July. On buses and Tubes, Transport for
Amid concerns vaccine rules will worsen staff shortages and discriminate against some, carers can now declare themselves exempt for a limited period of time Care home workers are able to temporarily self-certify if they believe themselves to be medically
Four civic engineers with the Thane Municipal Corporation have been held responsible for bad roads and potholes in the city and suspended by the civic commissioner, Dr. Vipin Sharma PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2021 04:46 PM IST Four civic engineers with the Thane
The decision was taken following a survey of city roads by guardian minister Eknath Shinde on Friday. UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2021 05:15 PM IST Four civic engineers with the Thane Municipal Corporation have been held responsible for bad
Story at-a-glance We’re told to “trust the science” and “follow the science.” But what science are we supposed to follow? There’s plenty of scientific evidence refuting everything we’re told to accept as “fact,” including the claim that masks work, that
Just about every week brings something new to Destiny 2, whether it's story beats, new activities, or interesting new combinations of elements that let players
Anybody who looks with a critical eye at the madcap push toward increasing amounts of intermittent renewable electricity generation in the U.S. and Europe quickly realizes that eventually, this has to hit a wall. But when will the crunch come? Theoretically,
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a salmonella outbreak in about 25 states that hasn’t yet been linked to any food source or product. So far, 127 people have become sickened and 18 hospitalized in the outbreak of the Salmonella
Visitors to Byton Ltd.’s website are greeted with color-saturated images of shiny electric cars gliding along manicured streets. Those paying a visit to the automaker’s factory in Nanjing, eastern China may be less impressed. (Pictured: deserted EV factories
The president’s remarks came the same day that CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky came under fire for allowing boosters for a broader group of people than her agency’s own immunization panel recommended. ...
J&J recipients are feeling neglected as booster campaigns begin, but second shots are likely coming soon
Dr. Anthony Fauci testifies during a Senate committee hearing on COVID-19, September 23, 2020. GRAEME JENNINGS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Two shots of the J&J vaccine offer 94% protection from COVID-19, the company announced this week. As many Pfizer recipients