Posts Tagged ‘frankenfish’

Did history just happen? Netanyahu and Abbas ‘once-in-5-years handshake’ photobombed

The pair were in Paris for a meeting of world leaders at a climate change conference and shared a brief meeting, their first since 2010. The photographer failed to capture how close the pair really were when another world leader posing for a group picture blocked the shot. According to reports in the Israeli and […]

Activists under house arrest in France because they "might" protest at COP21

     The two-week COP21 open its doors only Monday but French law enforcement has already placed twenty-four environmental activists under house arrest in line with the country’s emergency laws which were extended for three more months after the Paris atrocities. After Hollande claimed a state of emergency in France, police don’t need a judicial decision […]

Colleges update mascots, mottos, amid pressure from students

From: Amherst College has turned on its mascot. Georgetown University is renaming buildings. Union College has a new motto. Faced with growing pressure from students, colleges across the U.S. are updating campus fixtures that have been deemed insensitive or outdated. Inspired by racially charged protests at the University of […]

Congress tries to keep frankenfish out of stores

The Food and Drug Administration is looking towards approving a genetically engineered salmon for consumption in the States, but lawmakers in Congress are saying something seems fishy with the supposedly-safe test-tube trout. AquaBounty Technologies of Boston, Massachusetts have spent over 15 years and $50 million at perfecting the AquAdvantage salmon, a “frankenfish” created through the […]

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