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17.07.2016 Human Wrongs Watch

Biodiversity, GMOs, Gene Drives and the Militarised Mind

Biodiversity, GMOs, Gene Drives and the Militarised Mind

Human Wrongs Watch By Dr Vandana Shiva* 11 July 2016 – TRANSCEND Media Service – A recent report from the National Academy of Science of The United States, titled Gene Drives on the Horizon : Advancing Science, Navigating Uncertainty, and Aligning Research with Public Values”, warns:  “One possible… »

24.06.2016 Tony Robinson

Assange on big brother surveillance: “Don’t be too scared!”

Assange on big brother surveillance: “Don’t be too scared!”

Today, Julian Assange told average citizens to not be too scared at the prospect of online privacy being invaded at the event, “Julian Assange: 4 years of denied freedom” organised by International Higher Education Centre for Communication in Latin America, CIESPAL, in Quito Ecuador. The founder of Wikileaks was addressing… »

17.06.2016 Pressenza New York

CRISPR: The Editing of Human Genes

CRISPR: The Editing of Human Genes

WORLD SCIENCE FESTIVAL 2016 presents Groundbreaking Discoveries to the Public – CRISPR: The Editing of Human Genes By Gabriela Jurosz-Landa Groundbreaking scientific discoveries have shaped the way we see the world. Nobody today will doubt, that the world is round; everyone has… »

06.06.2016 Tony Henderson

Silo’s Space of Representation

Silo’s Space of Representation

It is not so easy to write in a clarifying way about Silo’s Space of Representation, the way it is written is already precise#, but as a new concept possibly difficult to first grasp, especially extending the thought to its further ramifications. If a fellow wants to have a drink… »

31.05.2016 Prensa Latina

China to launch first quantum communications satellite

China to launch first quantum communications satellite

Beijing, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The Academy of Sciences of China (ASCh) is preparing to launch its first experimental quantum communications satellite in June. According to the institution, it will be the first quantum communication system in the world through a satellite. Pan Jianwei, a professor at the University of… »

02.04.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Seed storage in the tropics

Seed storage in the tropics

 Why seed storage is necessary Yearly production of grains, pulses, and vegetables depends on a reliable supply of quality seed. This is true for the farmer growing a crop to feed their family as well as for the agricultural worker evaluating and growing out seeds of a new crop species… »

29.03.2016 Pressenza London

FBI to Apple: Nevermind

FBI to Apple: Nevermind

‘The FBI’s credibility just hit a new low. They repeatedly lied to the court and the public in pursuit of a dangerous precedent that would have made all of us less safe.’ by Common Dreams staff Following a high-profile attempt by the FBI and Department of Justice… »

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