Dietary tool aims to cut disease, climate change risks

by Syriacus Buguzi, 5 days ago

New dietary tool enables consumers to select healthy food choices that do not harm the environment.

Energising Africa: energy poverty rising

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SciDev.Net story on bed net misuse linked to arrests in Malawi’s Lake Kazuni

5 days ago

Malaria poses a significant problem in Malawi. Research shows that insecticide-treated bed nets designed to prevent mosquitos spreading the disease are being misused for fishing. The malpractice not only puts people’s lives at risk but could also deter donors from financing the provision of free bed nets. SciDev.Net published a story investigating this situation. Following its publication, Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve law enforcement staff took action against people misusing bed nets to fish in the park, leading to multiple arrests.

Biden Likely to Fine-tune US Global Sanctions Regime, Analysts Say

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Vast web of restrictions probably won’t shrink but could get more efficient, experts say

Blinken Set to Arrive in Ukraine Amid Tensions With Russia

5 days ago

Top US diplomat expected to emphasize support for Ukraine's sovereignty, territorial integrity

VIPs From Around World Visit Defender-Europe 2021 Exercise

by Terri Moon Cronk, 5 days ago

The annual Defender-Europe 2021 exercise distinguished visitor day was attended by the Albanian President and Prime Minister, the U.S. Ambassador to Albania and three four-star U.S. generals, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said.

Biden Likely to Fine-tune US Global Sanctions Regime

5 days ago

Vast web of restrictions probably won’t shrink but could get more efficient, experts say

Why Facebook created its own ‘supreme court’ for judging content – 6 questions answered

5 days ago

Agency Provides Critical Supplies to USAID for India Pandemic Response

by Beth Reece, 5 days ago

Rapid COVID-19 test kits and N95 masks are among initial supplies from the Defense Logistics Agency being provided to India as part of the U.S. government's effort to help meet urgent health needs there.

Manufacturing Innovation Institutes Integral to U.S. Pandemic Response

by Robert Irie, Ph.D.; Robert Gold; And Tracy Frost, 5 days ago

The Defense Department's Manufacturing Innovation Institutes leveraged their partnerships to enable manufacturers to quickly ramp up production to respond to personal protective equipment needs and protect Americans against COVID-19 exposure.

Biden Offers Condolences, Help in Wake of Mexico City Accident

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Rail overpass collapse has killed 24, injured more than 60 

Global Food Insecurity Hits Five-year High 

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Conflict, economic shocks and COVID-19 among reasons blamed 

What causes miscarriages? An expert explains why women shouldn't blame themselves

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Some parents are lax about alcohol when teens hit puberty early

by Katie Bohn-Penn State, 5 days ago

Parents of teens who go through early puberty may be more lenient about letting them drink alcohol. But even if they look mature, alcohol still isn't safe.

Pentagon's Logistics Agency Provides Critical Supplies to USAID for India Pandemic Response

by Beth Reece, 5 days ago

Rapid COVID-19 test kits and N95 masks are among initial supplies from the Defense Logistics Agency being provided to India as part of the U.S. government's effort to help meet urgent health needs there.

Space Force Guardian Supports the St. Paul Community Vaccination Center

by Air Force Staff Sgt. Mikaley Kline, 5 days ago

The Space Force is joining other military services at a vaccination center in St. Paul, Minnesota, supporting the overall effort to provide the COVID-19 vaccine to residents across the country.

Biden Offers Condolences, Assistance in Wake of Mexico City Accident

5 days ago

Rail overpass collapse has killed 24, injured more than 60 

Ostrich eggshells hold clues to our earliest ancestors

by Yasmin Anwar-UC Berkeley, 5 days ago

The shells of ostrich eggs, left in ancient trash heaps called middens, outperform other methods of dating for studying early Homo sapiens.

Canada Becomes First Country to Approve Pfizer Vaccine for Children

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US, EU expected to approve vaccine’s use on children in coming days

US Reports Steep Drop in Migrant Children Held by Border Patrol

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Sharp decline constitutes the first concrete sign of progress in early and thorny challenge for Biden administration, which has faced criticism from lawmakers of both political parties

United States Withdraws From Afghanistan? Not Really

by Vijay Prashad and Noam Chomsky, 5 days ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Vijay Prashad and Noam Chomsky The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in October 2001 was criminal. It was criminal because of the immense force used to demolish Afghanistan’s physical infrastructure and to break open its social bonds. On October 11, 2001, journalist Anatol Lieven interviewed the Afghan leader Abdul Haq in Peshawar, Pakistan. Haq, who led part of the resistance against […] Read more at United States Withdraws From Afghanistan? Not Really

US Reports Steep Drop in Migrant Children Held by Border Patrol

5 days ago

Sharp decline constitutes the first concrete sign of progress in early and thorny challenge for Biden administration, which has faced criticism from lawmakers of both political parties

Taliban Link Progress in Afghan Peace Talks to Delisting of Top Leaders 

5 days ago

The stance comes amid intensified insurgent battlefield attacks, since the United States and NATO began pulling their last remaining troops from the country on May 1

TV and Facebook weren't good news sources early in pandemic

by Sara LaJeunesse-Penn State, 5 days ago

New research finds that, early on in the pandemic, people who got their news from TV or Facebook knew less about COVID-19 than others.

Chief Details National Guard Contributions in a Year of Trial

by Jim Garamone, 5 days ago

Over the past year, National Guardsmen were called on time and again to help out their fellow U.S. citizens, and they deployed to operations around the world, National Guard Bureau Chief Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson said.

Germany's Merkel Stresses Importance of US-European Relations

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German chancellor also says US-European trade deal would 'make a lot of sense'

 G-7 Ministers Discuss COVID Vaccines, Climate Change

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Foreign ministers of world’s wealthiest democracies are meeting ahead of a summit of the group’s heads of state next month 

CDC Chief Projects Sharp Decline in US COVID Cases by July

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But Rochelle Walensky cautions variants are still a wild card, encourages more vaccinations

3rd Coronavirus Wave ‘Inevitable’, Top Indian Science Adviser Says

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K. Vijay Raghavan says country should prepare for resurgent wave of infections, though timeframe is unclear

CDC Chief Projects Sharp Decline in US COVID Cases by July

5 days ago

But Rochelle Walensky cautions variants are still a wild card, encourages more vaccinations


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