Media Watch

'19Jan
29

Indian opposition leader Gandhi promises minimum income for the poor

Anger over joblessness and economic hardship, especially in agricultural areas, has turned the national election due by May into a tightening race between Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Bharatiya Janata...
'19Jan
29

Imperial College London criticised for saying Brexit could cause thousands of heart attack deaths

Imperial College London has been accused of joining the ranks of “project fear” after claiming that Brexit will cause 12,400  people to die from heart attacks and strokes.A new study argues that changes to the UK’s...
'19Jan
28

Conflict-driven food scarcity worsened in 5 countries in 2018 : UN

Home|News|General| Conflict-driven food scarcity worsened in 5 countries in 2018 : UN Conflict-driven food scarcity worsened in 5 countries in 2018 : UN...
'19Jan
28

E10 safe in all petrol cars

Folklore shouldn’t stop progress: if a car works fine with today’s petrol from EU filling stations, it will work just fine with the new E10 petrol, writes James Cogan.James Cogan is a policy analyst at Ethanol...
'19Jan
27

Africa: How Global Warming Is Adding to the Health Risks of Poor People

analysisThere is mounting evidence of the impact of climate change on human habitat and health, on plant and animal life, on water resources and shorelines. These changes are felt unevenly within - and between -...
'19Jan
27

Sickle-cell patients dreamed of a cure; enter gene therapy

Scientists have long known what causes sickle-cell disease and its devastating effects: a single mutation in one errant gene. But for decades, there has been only modest progress against an inherited condition that...
'19Jan
26

Inside Dau, the 'Stalinist Truman Show': 'I had absolute freedom – until the KGB grabbed me'

I first heard about Dau five years ago, and have been figuratively banging on the door ever since, to no avail. Two weeks ago, the door opened – literally. I am invited to a mansion block on London’s Piccadilly...
'19Jan
25

Modeling terrorist behavior with Sandia social-cultural assessments

Sandia National Laboratories researchers Mike Bernard, left, and Asmeret Naugle translate a web of psychology, social science, economics and politics into a framework to better understand how groups make decisions...
'19Jan
25

Modeling terrorist behavior with Sandia social-cultural assessments

Sandia National Laboratories researchers Mike Bernard, left, and Asmeret Naugle translate a web of psychology, social science, economics and politics into a framework to better understand how groups make decisions...
'19Jan
25

Here’s how Venezuela reached its economic and political breaking point

A day after the Trump administration formally recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s interim president, triggering a standoff with President Nicolas Maduro over the status of U.S....

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