Sunday, May 28, 2017

Printing human skin – Spanish scientists created a 3D bioprinter producing functional human skin

Spanish scientists have created a 3D bioprinter capable of producing functional human skin, which according to a researcher, opens a new phase. ______ Juan Francisco del Canizo, Head of the Section of Experimental Surgery at Hospital Gregorio Maranon, told Xinhua that the printer "opens a new...

Britain, the US, France and Australia holding military drills in Persian Gulf amid Iran warning

Britain, the US, France and Australia holding military drills in Persian Gulf amid Iran warning
Britain, the US, France and Australia are holding maritime military exercises in the Persian Gulf as Iran warns that it will not allow any intrusion into its territorial waters. The three-day war games, dubbed the Unified Trident, started on Tuesday. ______ They involve British Royal Navy flagship HMS...

European Union may Break-Up: ECB head Mario Draghi admits for first time

EU May Break-Up ECB Head Mario Draghi Admits For First Time
Back in 2012, Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, pledged to do “whatever it takes” to protect the eurozone from collapse, infamous words I’m sure he has come to regret. ______ Draghi’s speech at an investment conference in London boosted markets at the time and...

We should be alarmed: US raises alarm at UN over Iran missile test

The United States on Tuesday raised alarm at the United Nations over Iran's test-firing of a medium range missile, calling it "absolutely unacceptable," after Tehran warned the United States against fuelling tensions. ______ New US Ambassador Nikki Haley had requested the urgent consultations at the UN...

US intel working to update previous assessments about a possible nuclear attack against Russia and China

US intelligence agencies are working with the country’s military forces to update previous assessments about a possible nuclear attack against Russia and China. ______ UNITED STATES - Conducted by the Pentagon’s Strategic Command and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the study is trying...

Deutsche Bank to stop financing coal project – to help fight global warming

German banking giant Deutsche Bank on Tuesday announced it would stop financing coal projects as part of its commitments under the Paris Agreement to tackle global warming. ______ "Deutsche Bank and its subsidiaries will not grant new financing for greenfield thermal coal mining and new coal-fired...

Surprise and a desire for retaliation: 7-targeted countries react to Trump’s ban on immigration

Surprise and a desire for retaliation are some of the reactions to President Trump's temporary ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries. The ban, abruptly imposed Friday, led the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, a 57-nation body that's based in Saudi Arabia, to call on the...

Asteroid to buzz by Earth six times closer than the distance to the moon this year

On its way to its eventual destination, Rosetta did some sightseeing along the way. This is a close-up of an asteroid named Lutetia in the main asteroid belt from a 2011 fly-by. ______ The problem with asteroids passing near Earth is they're often difficult to spot. Fortunately,...

Muslim Ban: Tens of thousands of people turned out across US

Tens of thousands of people turned out again on Sunday across the US to protest President Donald Trump's executive order that limits immigration for 90 days. ______ In Battery Park, within sight of the Statue of Liberty in New York, Democratic Senator Charles Schumer of New...

It all looks as if the world is preparing for war: Mikhail Gorbachev

That’s the transformative Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, in an opinion piece written for Time magazine and published Friday. ______ “Politicians and military leaders sound increasingly belligerent and defense doctrines more dangerous,” he writes. “Commentators and TV personalities are joining the bellicose chorus.” The result, he observes, is...

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