The First Vaccine Passports Were Scars from Smallpox Vaccinations
April 9th, 2021
The First Vaccine Passports Were Scars from Smallpox Vaccinations At the turn of the 20th century, the United States was in the grip of a full-blown smallpox epidemic. During the five-year outbreak fr...
Posidonia Seagrass, Nature's Climate Defense Faces Uncertain Future
March 13th, 2021
Posidonia Seagrass, Nature's Climate Defense Faces Uncertain Future A hectare of this ancient, delicate plant can soak up 15 times more carbon dioxide every year than a similar sized piece of the Amaz...
Thousands of Indian women join farmers protests against new laws
March 8th, 2021
Thousands of Indian women join farmers’ protests against new laws Thousands of women have joined protests by farmers on the outskirts of New Delhi to mark International Women’s Day, demanding the scra...
Most pheasants sold for food contain lead shot
February 23rd, 2021
Most pheasants sold for food contain lead shot Almost all pheasants sold for food in the UK contain toxic lead shot, scientists have found. The discovery comes one year into a five-year transition to ...
Gold To Worst Start Of Year Since 1991
February 19th, 2021
Gold To worst Start Of Year Since 1991 Gold began the year with lofty expectations on the back of a record high and its biggest annual gain in a decade. Instead, the precious metal is off to its worst...
Nigeria's Okonjo-Iweala Appointed as Head of World Trade Body
February 15th, 2021
Nigeria's Okonjo-Iweala Appointed as Head of World Trade Body WTO members made history today (15 February) when the General Council agreed by consensus to select Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria as the ...
How To Heat Your Home With Solar Heating
February 13th, 2021
Solar power is a hot topic these days. With energy costs increasing and expected to keep on increasing, many are seeing solar power as the way to go. While expensive, it’s possible to add solar power ...
UAE Hope Probe Makes History Orbiting Around Mars
February 9th, 2021
UAE Hope Probe Makes History Orbiting Around Mars The United Arab Emirates is celebrating its first mission at Mars. It has put a probe called Hope in orbit around the planet, making it only the fifth...
8 Powerhouse Cancer-Fighting Foods
November 26th, 2020
8 Powerhouse Cancer-Fighting Foods Did you know that your immune system is capable of healing pretty much every disease known to man? The body’s self-healing capabilities are quite astounding. There a...
Opposition Candidate Ramkalawan Wins Presidential Election
October 25th, 2020
Opposition Candidate Ramkalawan Wins Presidential Election Wavel Ramkalawan unseated the incumbent President of Seychelles in the island nation's three-day election, winning nearly 55 percent of the ...
Vegetable Harvesting Essentials--When To Pick
September 12th, 2020
Vegetable Harvesting Essentials--When To Pick Every novice gardener has done it — picked too early or waited too long to harvest their vegetables. Even experienced gardeners have been known to let exc...
Land Grab Leaves Hundreds of Families Destitute In Zimbabwe
September 7th, 2020
Land Grab Leaves Hundreds of Families Destitute In Zimbabwe Three hundred Banket families are set to lose their sources of livelihood after their state-allocated small-holder plots were grabbed from t...