Saturday, 7 December, 2019

Category: Humanity

Global Freedom Of Expression At Ten-Year Low

Global Freedom Of Expression At Ten-Year Low

Freedom of expression has reached a ten-year low around the world, according to new research urging governments to “take action to reverse this trend.” Increases in threats made towards journalists and in “digital authoritarianism,” wherein governments increase online surveillance and clamp down on content, have contributed to the downward trend,

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Takeda's Dengue Vaccine Shows Promise

Takeda’s Dengue Vaccine Shows Promise

Scientists are making progress in developing new weapons against dengue, a debilitating mosquito-borne virus that threatens half the world’s population. Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. released data from a sizeable late-stage study Saturday showing that its experimental dengue vaccine was highly effective in preventing children from dengue illnesses and hospitalization overall from four

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The Nefertiti Bust

The Nefertiti Bust

The Nefertiti Bust is a painted stucco-coated limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten. The work is believed to have been crafted in 1345 B.C. by the sculptor Thutmose because it was found in his workshop in Amarna. The bust does not have any inscriptions, but can be certainly identified as Nefertiti by the characteristic crown, which she wears

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