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Major Seizure of Woolly Mammoth Tusks and Precious Stones Bound for China
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, crime )

- 337 days ago -
A haul of 200 kilograms of mammoth tusks and half a ton of precious and semi-precious stones worth at least $305,000 - and possibly a far higher value - was impounded on the Russian-Chinese border. The goods were concealed under fake flooring
The Really Big Things We Can Expect From Really Tiny Microbots - The Washington Post
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, NewTechnology, environment, discovery, safety, risks, illness, health, drugs, death, abuse, ethics, food, treatment, study, safety, war, propaganda, media, lies, dishonesty, crime )

- 420 days ago -
Researchers from the University of California-San Diego have created 3D-printed "microfish" - each 120 microns long and 30 microns thick (thinner than a strand of human hair) - that can swim around in fluids and then perform tasks such as detect and neutr
Syrian Expert Who Shielded Palmyra Antiquities Meets a Grisly Death at ISISâEUR(TM) Hands
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, crime, sad )

- 434 days ago -
For decades, he was the bespectacled caretaker of some of SyriaâEUR(TM)s greatest archaeological treasures. He explored the sprawling ruins in his hometown, named a daughter Zenobia after its ancient queen, and became so intertwined with its development
Save Our Monkeys in Mauritius
Science & Tech  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, animals, crime, conservation, death, cruelty, endangered, environment, extinction, habitat, investigation, killed, killing, law, protection, rescued, sadness, slaughter, suffering )

- 437 days ago -
Our Save Our Monkeys campaign is raising awareness and support for the monkeys of Mauritius. WeâEUR(TM)re asking the people of Mauritius and beyond to join us in ending the cruel trade and export of monkeys for experiments.
Biases Against Facial Characteristics Might Have Chilling Real-World Effects
Science & Tech  (tags: usa, world, violence, safety, society, politics, police, obituary, law, media, news, murder, humans, health, government, ethics, freedoms, crime, culture, death, education, abuse, dishonesty, corruption, rights, research )

- 460 days ago -
People having faces judged as less trustworthy given the death penalty more often than people viewed as trustworthy, according to recent research in the journal Psychological Science,alarming pic how systems of legal punishment are vulnerable to biases
Stop Illegal and Unsustainable Overfishing
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world, abuse, crime, dishonesty, ethics, health, l )

- 516 days ago -
Chinese companies are fishing illegally in West African waters, according to a study recently released by Greenpeace. According to the report, the number of Chinese fishing boats in African waters has risen dramatically in past decades, with nearly ...
Tell the U.S. Forest Service: Stop NestléâEUR(TM)s Illegal Water Extraction PETITION!!
Science & Tech  (tags: water, protection, nature, humans, government, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, conservation, society, safety, sadness, rights, law, interesting, ethics, environment, dishonesty, culture, crime, business, corporate, dishonesty, finance, lies )

- 558 days ago -
This is unbelievable. An investigation by the Desert Sun newspaper has revealed that the Nestlé corporation has been illegally pumping water out of a Southern California national forest for its bottled water with a permit that expired 27 years ago.
ISIS Militants 'Bulldoze' Ancient City in Iraq...
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, ancient, crime, ethics, sadness )

- 601 days ago -
The United Nations condemned as a "war crime" Friday the Islamic State group's bulldozing of the ancient city of Nimrud, the jihadists' latest demolition of Iraqi cultural treasures...
$1mn Per Card: Major Flaw Detected in New Credit, Debit Cards
Science & Tech  (tags: Crime, Europe, Global economy, Hacking, Information Technology, Modernization, SciTech, UK, USA )

- 723 days ago -
Scientists testing for card fraud on new contactless microchip debit and credit cards have found a critical flaw that could allow a criminal to steal up to $1 million just by coming into close contact with a person.
Cat Hair Helps to Convict Man of Murder
Science & Tech  (tags: investigation, interesting, crime, DNA, cat hair )

- 761 days ago -
For the first time ever, mitochondrial DNA from shed cat hair was accepted as evidence in a U.S. legal proceeding and helped to convict a suspect of murder.
Decline in Wildlife Aggravates Human Conflict - Study
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Animals, Biology, Crime, Food, Terrorism, Violence, War )

- 824 days ago -
Researchers at UC Berkeley have found an alarming correlation between a decline in wildlife and human conflict. As human activity directly threatens animals, their declining numbers introduce drastic changes to our way of life.
Hair Analysis Underway in Texas
Science & Tech  (tags: society, safety, sadness, rights, police, law, interesting, humans, freedoms, crime, culture, abuse, americans, ethics, study, research, science, scientists, discovery )

- 999 days ago -
the Texas Forensic Science Commission (TFSC) voted unanimously Friday morning to review state criminal convictions that included testimony on microscopic hair analysis.
VICTORY VICTORY Harvard Medical School Fined for Animal Welfare Violations
Science & Tech  (tags: VICTORY, fined, torture, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, animals, abused, abuse, conservation, cruelty, death, endangered, GoodNews, investigation, protection, sadness, suffering, slaughter, wildlife, crime, env )

- 1039 days ago -
The United States Department of Agriculture fined Harvard Medical School for animal welfare violations in the deaths of four research monkeys since 2011 reports Reuters.~~Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images
Man Arrested in 22-Year-Old Rape Case
Science & Tech  (tags: DNA, crime, rape, new technology, science, investigation, discovery, news )

- 1135 days ago -
In 1991, a Santa Fe woman walking past Franklin Miles Park was forced into a van and brutally raped. She reported the attack to police, but they were unable to identify a suspect. Now, 22 years later, the woman was given a sense of closure in the case.
Cat DNA Used to Snare Killer
Science & Tech  (tags: crime, DNA, UK, killer, conviction, cat hairs )

- 1168 days ago -
The UK's first cat DNA database has been created and has already been used in court to help convict a killer.

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