Posts Tagged ‘growing’

Vaccines in your salad? Scientists growing medicine-filled plants to replace injections

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Vaccinations can be a controversial subject for many people, especially when it comes to injections. So what if you could replace your next shot with a salad instead? Researchers at the University of California-Riverside are working on a way to grow edible plants that carry the same medication as an mRNA vaccine. The COVID-19 […]

Favorite son? Eduardo Bolsonaro and the growing internationalism of the far right

There were moments during 2020 when it seemed like the former U.S. president and the still sitting president of Brazil were in a competition to see who could be more irresponsible in confronting the novel coronavirus. Both men would eventually catch Covid 19, likely due to the fact that they’d politicized basic health measures like […]

UK to COVID Jab Kids Despite Growing Proof It is Killing Children

CDC Director: Agencies Urgently Working on COVID Vaccine for 5-11 Year OldsPublished on September 16, 2021Written by CDC Director Rochelle Walensky says the federal health agency is working quickly on a COVID-19 vaccine for younger children between the ages of 5 and 11. “We’re waiting for the companies to submit the data to the […]

Scientists are growing Delta Covid variant in a lab to purposely infect humans

    Scientists are currently growing the Delta Covid variant in laboratories with the aim of intentionally infecting volunteers. British researchers are developing the samples to use in challenge trials — which see participants paid up to £4,500 for taking part. Two trials by Imperial College London and the University of Oxford started in London […]

Report: California Has Huge, Growing Afghan Population as Flight from Taliban Continues

Following the takeover of Afghanistan by Islamic terrorists, hundreds of thousands Afghans are fleeing Taliban rule and California is one of the top destinations for these refugees. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said that close to 550,000 Afghans have been displaced from their homes since January 2021. Before the fall of Afghanistan, California, […]

Christian Orthodox Polygamy a Growing Trend in Russia Leading to a Slavic Baby Boom

Home » Breaking News, Europe, Social » Christian Orthodox Polygamy a Growing Trend in Russia Leading to a Slavic Baby Boom     “Looking for a second wife, a Slavic woman with blue eyes from a large family, who wants to give birth to as many children as God grants,” ads like this one are […]

Palestinians continue protests over Nizar Banat’s killing, amid growing criticism of PA repression

Hundreds of Palestinians gathered in the city center of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday in protest of the Palestinian Authority’s killing of popular activist and dissident Nizar Banat earlier this summer.  Surprising to some, the demonstration ended with no state violence against the protesters. Previous protests in Ramallah and other areas of […]

The Growing Medical Science Around Alkaloid Use

The Growing Medical Science Around Alkaloid UsePublished on August 20, 2021Written by Alkaloids is a term used collectively to describe a large and diverse group of chemicals that have alkali-like properties and at least one nitrogen atom in a heterocyclic ring structure. Breeding genetics and biotechnology D.J. Murphy, in Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences […]

How a recent win and loss show the growing strength of the American progressive left

On August 3rd, a Democratic primary was held to find a candidate to replace Marcia Fudge, who gave up her Congressional seat in Ohio’s 11th district upon joining the Biden administration as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. The race was closely watched by the progressive left, not only in the district, state or even country, […]

Earth’s inner core is growing ‘lopsided’

Earth’s inner core is growing ‘lopsided’ Posted on Thursday, 29 July, 2021 Much about what lies beneath our feet remains a mystery. Image Credit: NASA The inner core of our planet is growing more on one side than on the other – so why isn’t it tipping over ?More than 5,000 kilometres beneath us, Earth’s […]

The Excitement Around the Tokyo Olympics is Growing

The rising tide of media coverage about the Summer Olympics in Tokyo shows that they claim not only to be the most problematic major sports tournament in history. The Tokyo Olympics, postponed from 2020 because of the coronavirus, will begin July 23. At the July 20 session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Tokyo, […]

Children face just a one in 500,000 risk of dying from Covid, studies show amid growing row over whether youngsters should be given vaccines

In England, 25 under-18s died from Covid, equating to two per million Those who had underlying conditions and obese were most at risk Scientists said the findings should inform vaccine and shielding plans for kids By EMILY CRAIG HEALTH REPORTER FOR MAILONLINE PUBLISHED: 19:00 EDT, 8 July 2021 Children face an ‘extremely low’ one in 500,000 risk […]

Growing Saudi Vs. Emirates Conflict May Open The Door For Moscow

In 2015 the Saudi cown prince Mohammad bin Salman was best friend with the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed. Together they decided to attack the Houthi government in Yemen which had ousted the former regime under the former President Hadi. The war on Yemen has been waged since. But by now the […]

Israel’s historic new government cannot end growing delegitimization in U.S.

The new Israeli government has provided great hope to Israel’s friends in America that its image is about to improve in American politics. The Bennett-Lapid government is historic in that it includes three votes from a Palestinian party– “the most inclusive government ever, with Arabs, women, and Jews of color holding vital cabinet ministries,” as […]

Stigmatized But Not Silenced: Growing up Palestinian in Germany

I was six years old when I first experienced the meaning of being a Palestinian descendant growing up in Germany. It was the day when my primary school teacher asked me where my mother was from. Innocently I replied, “from Palestine.” I immediately saw a rapid change in her behavior.  Enraged and appalled, she raised […]

Impact of Egypt’s Growing Influence in the Middle East

Not only is the Middle East one of the cradles of civilizations but also a region with the largest natural gas and crude oil reserves on the planet. It is a place where different cultures collide, a focal point of international trade and an important political arena. Interests of three continents (Asia, Africa and Europe) […]

Amid growing US pressure, Israel said considering Gaza ceasefire

As US President Joe Biden and other major American figures raised concerns over the weekend regarding recent Israeli strikes that killed a number of Palestinian civilians and destroyed a Gaza building used by international media outlets, which Israel maintained also housed terror groups, Israeli officials indicated Sunday that a ceasefire with Hamas and the Palestinian […]

Pressure on Independent Media Reflects Investigative Journalism’s Growing Impact

With increasingly authoritarian governments going to new lengths to silence critics, reporters across our global network and beyond face intimidation, smear campaigns, and censorship. Covid-19 exacerbated these trends, as governments moved to take greater control over public information. Independent journalism is now “completely or partially blocked” in more than 130 countries according to the Reporters […]

Poll: Orthodox Jews Are Overwhelmingly Republican and Growing in Number

According to a new poll from the Pew Research Center, while the majority of Jews identify as Democrat, three out of four Orthodox Jews identify as Republican. Overall, three out of four Orthodox Jews experienced at least some form of antisemitism in the past year, more than non-religious Jews. The Pew poll “surveyed 4,718 U.S. […]

Amid growing Fatah rift, Abbas expected to postpone Palestinian legislative elections

The prospect of holding long awaited legislative elections in Palestine is quickly slipping away, as Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas is expected to announce that the elections, which have been 15 years in the making, will be delayed.  Abbas is expected to make the announcement on Thursday during a meeting of senior Palestinian political leaders in […]

COVID Cases Are Growing the Most in Locked-Down States

Early last month, Texas governor Greg Abbott announced he would end the state’s mask mandate and allow most businesses to function at 100 percent capacity. The response from the corporate media and the Left was predictable. California governor Gavin Newsom declared the move “absolutely reckless.” Beto O’Rourke called the GOP a “cult of death.” Joe Biden called the move […]

The Growing Threat of Fascism in the United States

Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election were unprecedented in U.S. history. When his Big Lie about widespread voter fraud, more than 60 lawsuits, and pressure on state officials failed to change the results, he incited the January 6 attack on Congress which led to 5 deaths and about 140 injuries. The insurrection failed […]

‘Critical point of the pandemic’: WHO warns Covid cases are ‘growing exponentially’ globally

As some states proceed with easing lockdown, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the pandemic is at a “critical point” and new infections are “growing exponentially,” with 4.4 million cases globally last week. Speaking on Monday, the WHO’s Covid-19 technical lead, Maria Van Kerkhove, laid out how “we’re in a critical point of the […]

Growing support in U.S. Congress for Palestinian rights, Rashida Tlaib says

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While Biden Plots To Divide Iraq, Resistance To US Occupation Is Growing Stronger

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. March 29, 2021 Last year, after the United States so brutally and openly assassinated the Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and the commander of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces, Abu Mahdi al -Muhandis, the Iraqi Parliament voted for the United States to cease its occupation of the country. The United […]

Growing potatoes in your garden

Despite today’s trend of linking the potato to junk food (think French Fries or chips!) the first vegetable that I am planting early spring in my garden are potatoes! In fact, potatoes are not only a beloved comfort food, they are also considered to be healthy and help with weight loss. Originally from South America, […]

Certain groups, countries unhappy over growing Tehran-Kabul ties, Zarif says

TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that certain countries and groups are not happy about the growing ties between Iran and Afghanistan. Zarif made the remarks during a meeting with his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Haneef Atmar on the sidelines of the “Heart of Asia” conference on Afghanistan hosted by Dushanbe, Tajikistan. […]

Growing up in Iran, I thought the whole country celebrated Passover

Growing up in Iran, I never truly appreciated the difference between spring cleaning, New Year’s and getting ready for Passover. The Jewish holiday takes place almost simultaneously with the Persian New Year, known as Nowruz, when the whole country engages in a frenzy of preparations. Nowruz (A New Day), which marks the beginning of spring, […]

New role at Maroubra Synagogue for growing community

March 18, 2021 by Community Editor Read on for article The Board of Maroubra Synagogue is seeking to expand its services to the Maroubra community with the announcement that it is looking to engage a part-time Religious Assistant & Program Coordinator. Maroubra Synagogue President, Evan Koseff said: “Our community has enjoyed sustained growth over the […]

Diversity Officer ‘One Of The Fastest-Growing Careers,’ LinkedIn Finds

By Chris Menahan One of the fastest-growing careers in America is that of diversity officer, according to data from LinkedIn. From LinkedIn: Protests sparked by the police-involved shootings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor caused organizations around the world to reckon with systemic racism and a lack of diversity in positions of power. Companies — […]

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