(2023-05-27). Correspondence] Science in Iran: a victim of political turmoil. thelancet.com Iran boasts a rich and illustrious history of scientific accomplishments that have made substantial contributions to various fields. Nevertheless, in the past few decades, the nation has encountered notable obstacles that have hindered progress in numerous areas, particularly in higher education. One of the earliest challenges occurred during the Islamic Revolution in 1979, with negative effects on higher education, including the closure of universities, purge of professors and students, Islamisation of the curriculum, gender segregation policies, and the brain drain of intellectuals leaving the country.
(2023-05-27). Editorial] Childhood as a commodity: ending child labour. thelancet.com Children continue to be exposed to physical harm and denied education while toiling for long hours in the world's wealthiest nations. Children as young as 12 and 13 years have been engaged in labour involving midnight shifts, dangerous machinery, and punishing physical demands across industries supplying some of the USA's largest corporations according to a harrowing New York Times investigation. Most had migrated, unaccompanied, from central America. Uncertain of their immigration status and some indebted to traffickers, many considered dangerous labour safer than deportation.
(2023-05-26). Chinese Immigrants Sue Florida Over Unconstitutional, Discriminatory Law. popularresistance.org Tallahassee, Florida — A group of Chinese citizens who live, work, study, and raise families in Florida, as well as a real estate brokerage firm in Florida that primarily serves clients of Chinese descent, are filing a lawsuit to combat Florida's discriminatory property law, SB 264. Signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis, the legislation unfairly restricts most Chinese citizens — and most citizens of Cuba, Venezuela, Syria, Iran, Russia, and North Korea — from purchasing homes in the state. Unless the courts act, the law will take effect on July 1, 2023. | The plaintiffs are represented by the American Civ…
(2023-05-26). "Education Leads to Liberation": Nikole Hannah-Jones on The 1619 Project & Teaching Black History. democracynow.org As attacks on the teaching of Black history escalate in Florida and other states, we hear from The New York Times journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, who won a Pulitzer Prize for her work on "The 1619 Project." She spoke on May 19 at the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, which is housed in the former Audubon Ballroom in New York where Malcolm X was assassinated in 1965, and talked about the impact Malcolm X's writing had on her life, as well as the importance of teaching the full history of the United States. "What we commonly call history is actually memory, and…
(2023-05-26). Spike Lee on "Malcolm X" & How Hollywood Almost Prevented Landmark Film from Being Made. democracynow.org May 19 marked what would have been the 98th birthday of Malcolm X. The director Spike Lee gave the keynote address at an event marking the day at the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, which is housed in the former Audubon Ballroom in New York where Malcolm X was assassinated in 1965. Lee discussed the challenges of making his acclaimed 1992 biopic of Malcolm starring Denzel Washington, and how he overcame funding shortfalls and studio indifference to get the film made. "We knew that we had to keep going," Lee said.
(2023-05-27). Leidesdorff Plaza, showcasing California Pioneers of African Descent Historic Folsom. indybay.org May 1966, Leidesdorff Plaza was dedicated by the Sacramento Negro Museum and Library Association, Inc. | May 2023 we are excited to continue the journey towards researching, documenting, preserving and showcasing the salient contributions by people of African Descent in early California History, (1840-1875) for distant future generations.
(2023-05-27). Mayo Clinic researchers link environmental exposures to liver disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic researchers have identified a diverse range of environmental chemicals in human bile in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis, a rare, chronic liver disease of the bile ducts. The study, published in Exposome, represents a new frontier of research at Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine that explores the exposome, the measure of environmental contributors to disease and health. Most people with primary sclerosing cholangitis also have some type of inflammatory bowel disease, such…
(2023-05-26). What Was Covid Really About? Triggering A Multi-Trillion Dollar Global Debt Crisis. "Ramping up an Imperialist Strategy"? globalresearch.ca If it was indeed about public health, why close down the bulk of health services and the global economy knowing full well what the implications would be? And why mount a military-style propaganda campaign to censor world-renowned scientists and terrorise entire populations…
(2023-05-26). Beef Producers Panic Over mRNA Vaccine News. globalresearch.ca
(2023-05-26). Chinese researchers find way to manufacture highly flexible, paper-thin solar cells. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have developed a special technology to tailor the edges of textured crystalline silicon (c-Si) solar cells, based on which the solar cells can be bent and folded like thin paper, allowing for broader application and use.
(2023-05-26). InsightsÔΩúInternational relations expert: G7 has transformed into a containment machine for other countries. ecns.cn Linjie Chou Zanadu, senior research fellow at the European Center for Peace and Development, claimed that G7's mission has never changed: to guard the interest of those imperial powers. In addition, Chou explained that G7 members intentionally exclude other countries that are not 100 percent in line with the Western ideological camp. Therefore, G7 is highly racist and is now an ultra neo-liberal institution.
(2023-05-26). Global Planned Financial Tsunami Has Just Begun. globalresearch.ca Green Energy mandates are driving this inflation crisis: global shortages of fertilizers, soaring prices of natural gas, grain supply losses, coupled with the global snowballing of defaults, bankruptcies, amid a soaring inflation.
(2023-05-26). Fifth Generation (5G) Directed Energy Radiation Emissions In the Context of Contaminated Nanometal Covid-19 Vaccines with Graphite Ferrous Oxide Antennas. globalresearch.ca
(2023-05-26). Bayer Head Admits COVID-19 Vaccine Is Gene Therapy. globalresearch.ca
(2023-05-26). Italy 2020: Inside COVID's 'Ground Zero' in Europe. globalresearch.ca
(2023-05-26). The Plan to Wreck America. "The Globalist Billionaires" globalresearch.ca
(2023-05-26). The Great FREESET Versus The Great Reset. URGENT Message from Robert F. Kennedy Jr. globalresearch.ca
(2023-05-26). Biggest Lie in World History: There Never Was A Pandemic. The Data Base is Flawed. The Covid Mandates including the Vaccine are Invalid. globalresearch.ca Fake science was supportive of this devastating agenda. The lies were sustained by a massive media disinformation campaign. The historic March 11, 2020 lockdown triggered economic and social chaos Worldwide. It was an act of "economic warfare": a war against humanity.
(2023-05-26). Secret Document: Germany's Bundeswehr is Preparing to Wage War on Russia. globalresearch.ca
(2023-05-26). Imperialism and the Crisis of Governance in Sudan and Libya. globalresearch.ca
(2023-05-26). Criminals welcome as US recruits foreign proxies to wage 'irregular war' on adversaries. globalresearch.ca
(2023-05-26). Dear Friends, Sorry to Announce a Genocide: Dr. Naomi Wolf on the Pfizer "Confidential Report" globalresearch.ca The truth is: I've been rendered almost speechless because recently I've had the unenviable task of trying to announce to the world that indeed, a genocide — or what I've called, clumsily but urgently, a "baby die-off" — is underway.
(2023-05-26). Died Suddenly — COVID-19 mRNA vaccinated young people who died in their sleep — SADS is not happening, this is mRNA vaccine induced myocarditis causing sudden cardiac death (2023: 13 cases). globalresearch.ca
(2023-05-26). Imperial addiction researcher appointed to national role to tackle drug harms. imperial.ac.uk Anne Lingford-Hughes has been appointed to a national role aimed at tackling addiction and improving treatment outcomes.
(2023-05-26). Poland Should Back "Regime Change" in Belarus: General (ret) Waldemar Skrzypack. globalresearch.ca
(2023-05-26). US Hopes to Snatch Victory from Jaws of Defeat in Ukraine. globalresearch.ca
(2023-05-26). Seeing Through the Eyes of "Our Enemies" and Paving a Path Toward Peace. globalresearch.ca
(2023-05-26). Asian Clearing Union — Towards Dedollarization and Independent Currency. globalresearch.ca
(2023-05-26). The Refugee Question. "Ukraine's Neighbors push for Zelensky to Pursue Peace as Millions of Displaced People flow into Europe": Seymour Hersh. globalresearch.ca
(2023-05-26). Documentary: "The Unseen Crisis, Vaccine Stories You Were Never Told" globalresearch.ca
(2023-05-26). Towards a Multipolar World? Does "Global Realignment" Provide an Opportunity for Nations to Exercise Self-Determination? The Case of Puerto Rico. globalresearch.ca Do the emergence of a seemingly multipolar world and the declining power of the US (mainly its constant economic crises, falling rates of profit, recession, excessive debt, etc.) provide an opportunity for Puerto Rico and other nations to achieve self-determination?…
(2023-05-26). Russia Issues Dire Warning After US Approves Ukrainian Strikes On Crimea. globalresearch.ca
(2023-05-26). Australia: 1st Portable Hydrogen Generator Developing. telesurenglish.net Researchers from Australia's national research agency have launched a project to develop the first portable green hydrogen generator in the nation. | Related: | On Friday, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) started a project with a funding of 10 million Australian dollars (around 6. 5 million U.S. dollars) that aims to design and construct an easily deployable device able to generate environmen…
(2023-05-27). Science Saturday: Orthobiologics can be nature's healing agents. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic physician-scientists are working on regenerative biotherapeutics such as orthobiologics and other regenerative bioinjectables to bring advanced procedures to more patients. Orthobiologics are biological agents that stimulate healing when standard therapies don't work. Examples are platelet-rich plasma — platelets spun from a patient's blood that promote cell repair — and bone marrow aspirate concentrate that contains stem cells and many other cells that have shown potential for tissue regeneration. "Orthobiologics are like nature's drug…
(2023-05-27). Future of health care: Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science students graduate in Minnesota. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic celebrated the graduation of the next generation of physicians and scientists. In a combined ceremony in Rochester, Minnesota, on Friday, May 19, students received degrees conferred by Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine and Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Fifty-five new physicians joined the prestigious Mayo Clinic alumni, with 11 receiving both medical and doctoral degrees and 38 new biomedical scientists receiving doctoral degrees. In addition, 22 students received master's degrees. They join the…
(2023-05-27). Correspondence] Community engagement: learning from low-income countries. thelancet.com We welcome Winnie Byanyima and colleagues'1 comment on community pandemic response emphasising the importance of community-led efforts for pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response, and highlighting the central role of social sciences in achieving this goal. Indeed, multiple actors involved in epidemic response have advocated involving communities, stakeholders, and civil society organisations in epidemic response efforts,2 particularly because top-down interventions cannot tackle underlying structural shortcomings that lead to distrust, rumours, and non-compliance.
(2023-05-27). New processor, OS to propel open-source chip ecosystem. ecns.cn The Chinese Academy of Sciences has unveiled a new high-performance processor chip and a new operating system, based on the popular open-source chip design standard known as RISC-V.
(2023-05-26). Renowned hematologist wins inaugural award. ecns.cn The ceremony for the 2023 Medical Technology Award under the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Foresight Science and Technology Award was held at the university on Wednesday.
(2023-05-26). Mexican Economy Grows 3.7% In The First Quarter – Inegi. telesurenglish.net Revised figures from the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi) released on Friday indicated that Mexico's economy grew 3.7 percent in the first quarter of the year compared to the same period in 2022. | RELATED: | Inegi reported last April 28 preliminary growth of 3.9 percent between January and March for the country's economy, the second largest in Latin America after Brazil. | Inegi's revision d…
(2023-05-27). Correspondence] An open letter from Syrian to Ukrainian war-displaced medical students. thelancet.com In my fifth year of medical school, staying in Syria was no longer safe. Medical facilities, including teaching hospitals, were systematically targeted and health-care providers were detained, tortured, and subsequently killed. The theme of those days was waiting for the unknown. I spent every minute preparing my mind for the worst. In the recollection of the why, when, and how, the recurring memory was the moment when I was forced to leave the only home I had ever known. The theme thereafter became foreignness.
(2023-05-27). Future of health care: Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine students graduate in Arizona. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Thirty-eight medical students graduated from Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine's campus in Phoenix on Wednesday, May 17. They join the more than 60 other Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine students in Jacksonville, Florida, and Rochester, Minnesota, graduating on those campuses in May. These students persevered through the pandemic, learning health care in a rapidly changing environment. The students will move on to residencies at Mayo Clinic and across the country, helping ease the physician shortage and…
(2023-05-26). Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific. wsws.org India: Haryana municipal workers protest; Philippines milk factory locks out workers; UGL workers in Queensland, Australia protest again; New Zealand teacher unions call off strikes.
(2023-05-26). Autopsy reveals Detroit kindergartner Jimari Williams' death was from Hib infection: What parents and teachers need to know. wsws.org It has finally been revealed that the six-year-old died of Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome after being infected by Haemophilus influenzae beta in an outbreak at Marcus Garvey Academy in April.