Afghanistan almost beat polio. Now the future is uncertain

for more than Within a week, global attention in Afghanistan has focused on the Taliban’s astonishingly rapid return to power, and the international airlift escorting diplomats, Western workers, and refugees. But a small group of disease experts are blown away by the political shift for another reason: They worry it could undermine the long-standing campaign… Continue reading Afghanistan almost beat polio. Now the future is uncertain

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A high-ranking Emirati official meets the Emir of Qatar in a rare visit: State media | GCC news

UAE National Security Adviser and brother of the de facto ruler meets Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha, the Emir’s office and UAE state media report. A high-ranking Emirati official held talks with the emir of Qatar in Doha, the first such visit in four years following an agreement earlier this year to… Continue reading A high-ranking Emirati official meets the Emir of Qatar in a rare visit: State media | GCC news

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Australia’s burgeoning tech scene seems to be leaving its mark on the world stage

When Melanie Perkins pitched her idea to build a graphic design platform for casual users to investors, she was rejected more than 100 times and told it couldn’t be done in Australia. But the 34-year-old entrepreneur persevered, and a decade later Canva is worth $15 billion and is part of a new wave of tech… Continue reading Australia’s burgeoning tech scene seems to be leaving its mark on the world stage

Under-screen fingerprint reader for Pixel 6 revealed

The Pixel 6 Pro will likely have a fingerprint sensor under the screen. picture: google browser We already know that the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are on their way. We know about renovated Tensor processor, which is able to translate another language in real time and quickly edit high-resolution images. Google too confirmed… Continue reading Under-screen fingerprint reader for Pixel 6 revealed

Would it be fair to treat vaccinated Covid patients first?

Across the world, hospitals and doctors have broadly agreed that both Covid patients and non-Covid patients should apply the same triage principles, that care should not be first-come, first-served (due to differences in accessibility), and that The main measure is to get as many people as possible to leave the hospital alive. Cultural values ​​sometimes… Continue reading Would it be fair to treat vaccinated Covid patients first?

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Japan expands state of emergency as delta cases rise | Corona virus pandemic news

At least eight more prefectures have been added to the emergency order, bringing the total to 21, as the country sees a sudden rise in critical cases. On Wednesday, the minister in charge of COVID-19 countermeasures announced that Japan is expanding the state of emergency to eight more prefectures, bringing the total to 21 prefectures… Continue reading Japan expands state of emergency as delta cases rise | Corona virus pandemic news

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Private schools distort China’s real estate market, frustrate Xi’s pursuit of equality

Officials in an economic recession in central China have come up with a new way to boost the local real estate market: schools funded by developers who have earned a reputation for getting their students into the country’s top universities. Property sales in Hengshui, a city of 4.3 million people in Hebei Province, have soared,… Continue reading Private schools distort China’s real estate market, frustrate Xi’s pursuit of equality

The Matrix 4 title and their first footage revealed at CinemaCon 2021

Niu returned to the fourth matrix.picture: Warner Bros. Among the most important films of 2021 that are still on the release schedule, there is one title that fans know very little about: The long-awaited fourth matrix, which is currently slated for release on December 22 in theaters and on HBO Max. Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne… Continue reading The Matrix 4 title and their first footage revealed at CinemaCon 2021

This barnacle-inspired glue seals bleeding organs in seconds

Then the pigs came. Yuk joined a team at Mayo Clinic that was better equipped to work on larger animals. The team wanted to avoid relying on the blood’s natural clotting ability, because many people who undergo surgery have blood clotting problems themselves. Therefore, prior to any experiments, the three pigs received a test of… Continue reading This barnacle-inspired glue seals bleeding organs in seconds

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Japanese court sentences Yakuza chief to death for ordering murder | crime news

Satoru Nomura, the 74-year-old head of the crime syndicate “Kodo Kai” in southwest Japan, denied the accusations of directing violent attacks. A Japanese court has sentenced a Yakuza mafia boss to death after ordering murder and attacks on three other citizens. Satoru Nomura, 74, head of the “Kodo Kai” crime syndicate in southwest Japan, has… Continue reading Japanese court sentences Yakuza chief to death for ordering murder | crime news

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This AI helps detect wildlife health issues in real time

during the spring, A disturbing pattern occurs as seabirds die along the California coast from domoic acid poisoning, caused by harmful algal blooms. Early evidence points to when and where this problem begins to spread: California’s rescued brown pelicans, red-throated pelicans, and other species begin showing up at wildlife rehabilitation centers with signs of neurological… Continue reading This AI helps detect wildlife health issues in real time

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US judge blocks $850 million sexual assault settlement in Boy Scouts | Courts News

The ruling allows Boy Scouts, who have been hit by a flood of lawsuits last year, to move forward with a proposed reorganization plan. Boy Scouts of America can enter into a pivotal $850 million agreement to settle thousands of child sexual abuse claims, after it has been approved by the US Bankruptcy Court. Thursday’s… Continue reading US judge blocks $850 million sexual assault settlement in Boy Scouts | Courts News

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The chaos in Kabul exposes the fault lines in the special relations between the United Kingdom and the United States

Nearly two decades ago, Tony Blair, then prime minister of the United Kingdom, vowed to his American counterpart, George W. Bush, “I’ll be with you, whatever.” The sentiments for the invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 proved valid and have remained so during the hasty and chaotic withdrawal of the past few days. However, the UK… Continue reading The chaos in Kabul exposes the fault lines in the special relations between the United Kingdom and the United States

Is the future of farming full of robots a nightmare or a utopia?

Imagine this: Gas-powered autonomous robots sweep across acres of homogeneous farmland under a black sky that smells of pollution. All trees were cut down and no animals in sight. Pesticides are sprayed in excess because humans no longer tend to the fields. The machines do their job—producing massive amounts of food to feed our growing… Continue reading Is the future of farming full of robots a nightmare or a utopia?

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