United Nations

Trump budget cuts would hit United Nations and its affiliated agencies including Global Climate...

The United Nations and dozens of its affiliated agencies are facing deep funding cuts and possibly an end to US contributions, as the Trump...
UN / United Nations

UN warns about worst humanitarian crisis since WWII, states urgent need of $4.4 billion

The United Nations (UN) is warning that the world is facing its worst humanitarian crisis since the end of World War II, with more...
Risk of starvation / Sudane famine

NGO Highlight: Over 100 million people at risk of starvation, UN FAO official

The number of people facing risk of starvation worldwide is over 100 million and will grow if humanitarian aid is not paired with more...
Somalia

Somalia says over 100 dead in last 48 hours due to drought

Over 100 people have died in southern Somalia in the last two days from famine and diarrhea resulting from drought, the prime minister, Hassan Ali...
Blind / WearWorks Haptic wristband

Haptic wristband from WearWorks could help the blind find their way

Technology to help the blind navigate usually focuses on replacing the sight they're missing, or by adding auditory cues to an already cluttered soundscape....
MSF NGO aid access in Yemen

Doctors Without Borders urges NGO aid access in Yemen

Doctors Without Borders on Wednesday urged all warring parties to allow NGO aid access in Yemen, saying it had treated more than 55,000 people...
Germline embryon

NAS (National Academy of Sciences) report endorses Germline embryonic engineering

Our next generation may well be genetically modified through germline engineering. The National Academy of Sciences on Tuesday issued a 216-page report endorsing these...
UNICEF Report - Humanitarian Action for Children 2017

UNICEF Report : Nearly 50 million children at risk from conflict and crisis, US$3.3...

According to a January 2017 UNICEF Report titled Humanitarian Action for Children 2017 (ISBN: 978-92-806-4864-5), nearly 50 million children are at risk...
Loomo elder care

MIT and Segway’s Loomo robo-hackathon focuses on eldercare

Robots have become smarter and more useful over the last year alone, and Segway Robotics is turning to developers for ideas on more meaningful...
alternative contraceptive

Mobile app approved as an alternative contraceptive

For the first time, an app that monitors fertility via algorithms has been officially certified as an alternative contraceptive. Germany's Department of Health approved the...

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Disney’s immersive Star Wars hotel and Galaxy’s Edge land project

Walt Disney World plans to open an insanely ambitious immersive Star Wars hotel that sounds like something out of Westworld. Every guest will experience...
Montreux Jazz Festival

Quincy Jones, Ibrahim Maalouf, George Benson at Montreux Jazz Festival

Ibrahim Maalouf brought his bold, brassy sound to the Montreux Jazz Festival on Thursday, moving from trumpet to piano solos as he blended jazz with...
Kasai region / RD Congo / Kindu church, Kinshasa

Over 3300 killed in Congo’s Kasai region – Catholic church report

Congolese security forces and a militia fighting them have killed at least 3,383 people in the central Kasai region since October, the Catholic church...