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Chemist Turns Software Developer After Son's Cancer Diagnosis
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, death, cancer, ethics, family, health, healthcare, research, prevention )

- 1628 days ago -
"I would like this application, this software, to be free..."
Settlement Fund Would Compensate 2012 Meningitis Victims
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, economy, ethics, government, healthcare, lies, bail out )

- 1628 days ago -
"The agreement would allow the owners to seek $20 million in tax refunds..."
Harvard's Bone Marrow-on-a-Chip Could Replace Animal Drug Testing
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, concept, design, technology, science, testing )

- 1628 days ago -
Like the Wyss Institute's other organs-on-chips technology, the newly engineered bone marrow could provide scientists with a more accurate alternative to testing on animals.
Merck Joins Companies Ending Chimpanzee Research
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalrights, ethics, animal testing, laboratory animals )

- 1724 days ago -
Merck & Co. is joining two dozen other pharmaceutical companies and contract laboratories in committing to not use chimpanzees for research.
Save Akram Mahdavi From Execution By Hanging
Society & Culture  (tags: women, hanging, executions, crime, humans, violence, society )

- 3839 days ago -
Akram Mahdavi is another victim of unjust and unequal laws in a country where, for the most part, the legal system considers females only half human, and where women's rights, as well as their cries for help are routinely and systematically ignored, tramp
Amnesty International Report: China's Crackdown on Activists (Application/Pdf Object)
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Olympics, china, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, politics, society )

- 3840 days ago -
This isn't light reading. "People's Republic of China: The Olympics countdown - crackdown on activists threatens Olympics legacy" is a 32-page report by Amnesty International on continuing human rights abuses by China DUE TO the upcoming Olympics.
New Technology Foresees Trees, Not Grain, in the Tank
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, energy, environment, globalwarming, forests, green, greenhousegases, nature, destruction, trees )

- 3840 days ago -
Conventional biofuels like grapeseed oil and ethanol are ecologically problematic and threaten food supplies. Now a Germany company says it has the solution: an advanced fuel made from wood and other non-food biomass.
Double Standard
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, kings, queens, royal family, military service, war, propaganda )

- 3883 days ago -
The breaking news about 23 year old Prince Harry secretly being deployed in Afghanistan as a "battlefield air controller" since December created a public sensation in Britain.
Stop China's Sale of Arms to Sudan PETITION
World  (tags: war, terrorism, China, Sudan, Darfur, violence, arms sales, human rights )

- 3874 days ago -
In the lead up to the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, Human Rights First has launched the "Made in China" campaign. With your help, we will pressure China to stop its arms sales to Sudan.
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