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U.S. Carries Out Counterterrorism Strike in Somalia
World  (tags: world, war, violence, usa, terrorism, U.S, counterterrorism, Somalia, al-shabab, humans, conflict, military )

Darren
- 1 hour ago - washingtonpost.com
The U.S. military carried out a counterterrorism strike Monday against leaders of the militant group al-Shabab in Somalia, Pentagon officials said, although it was unclear if the operation was successful.
The World Has the Knowledge, Tools and Funds to Eliminate Ebola. Let's Do It.
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, disease, Ebola Outbreak, prevention, study, treatment, knowledge, tools, funds )

Darren
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
Jim Yong Kim is president of the World Bank. Paul Farmer is the Kolokotrones University professor at Harvard University. Farmer and Kim, who are infectious disease physicians, co-founded the nonprofit organization Partners in Health.
This Autumn Catch Loads of Great Science Videos From @Royalsociety on YouTube
Science & Tech  (tags: world, science, The Royal Society, oldest, scientific, humans, research, interesting, environment )

Darren
- 51 minutes ago - youtube.com
The Royal Society is a Fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
Raju the Crying Elephant Faces Life Back in Chains After Cruel Former Owners Launch Legal Battle to Win Him Back
Animals  (tags: world, animals, abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, habitat, humans, raju, elephant, legal, battle )

Darren
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
The creature captured the hearts of people from around the world when he cried as he was freed from chains after 50 years. Now his former owners, who used him to beg, are trying to get him back. Raju's fate will be decided at a court hearing in. . .
Magnetic Detection of Malaria Shows Promise
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, disease, Malaria, magnetic, detection, parasite, illness, research, study, prevention, treatment )

Darren
- 1 day ago - scientificamerican.com
A quick method detects by-products of the parasite's growth in the blood and is more portable and less error-prone than conventional tests
What This Airline Doesn't Want You to See
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, monkeys, sadness, suffering )

Ingrid
- 23 hours ago - peta2.com
Air France is the only major airline in the world that still ships monkeys to their deaths in laboratories. Here's how it happens:
ACTION ALERT:Fire Humane Officer That Had 72 Healthy Cats Euthanized on Purpose! Act Now!
Animals  (tags: pets, animalwelfare, abuse, cruelty )


- 23 hours ago - yousignanimals.org
This is a clear breach of conduct from officer Kathy Hecker, PA Humane Officer. She sent 72 cats to death without prior medical evaluation and did not prosecute the owner who abandoned them! Sign and share to have officer Hecker fired!
'Language of Deceit' Can Betray Scientific Fraud
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, fraud, deceit, Diederik Stapel, language )

Darren
- 22 hours ago - newscientist.com
Diederik Stapel, the infamous "lying Dutchman" who in 2011 admitted to inventing the data in dozens of psychology research papers, unwittingly signalled his deceit through the language he used.
White Man Jaywalks With Gun...Guess What Happens?
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, crime, violence, racism )

Teresa
- 21 hours ago - dailykos.com
Watching the whole incident all I could think of were those dead (unarmed) black men and boys who never had the opportunity to be "talked down," called "sir," and were murdered by police.
Clock Stops to Mark Last Passenger Pigeon's Death 100 Years Ago
Animals  (tags: animals, conservation, endangered, environment, habitat, nature, humans, science, wildlife, world, wildlife, society )

Sally
- 21 hours ago - theguardian.com
Species was once the world's most abundant bird with flocks that darkened skies, but the last one - Martha - died in 1914
 
 
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