Study: China's Military Domination over Asia is Not Guaranteed
8 articles from SUNDAY 13.10.2019
Climate activist Greta Thunberg says she is coming to Alberta
A study published several years ago by Michael Beckley, an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Tufts University, was published in the academic journal International Security. In the article, Beckley argues that China’s neighbors could thwart Chinese military aggression through anti-access/area denial strategies with only minimal U.S. assistance.
Divestment works – and one huge bank can lead the way | Bill McKibben
Candidates are scrubbing their digital pasts, but is that ethical?
Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will travel to Alberta after a series of appearances in the United States.
The link between stress and depression … and the 10 simple words that could help
Some candidates running for office have taken to erasing unwanted bits of their online history, while some political hopefuls shut down social media accounts. But is it the ethical thing to do?
Getting scanned for a pint: How facial recognition technology is being used in a London pub
Neurological insights into how the brain processes stress, and how it can develop into depression, have led to new interventions
It’s a damp, midweek afternoon. Even so, Cardiff’s walk-in stress management course has pulled in more than 50 people. There are teenagers, white-haired older people with walking aids, people from Caucasian, Asian and Middle Eastern backgrounds. There is at least one pair who look like a parent and child – I’m unsure who is there to support whom.
The course instructor makes it clear that she is not going to ask people to speak out about their own stress levels in this first class: “We know speaking in public is stressful in itself.” She tells us a bit about previous attendees: a police officer whose inexplicable and constant worrying prevented him from functioning; a retired 71-year-old unable to shake the incomprehensible but constant fatigue and sadness that blighted his life; a single mother unable to attend her daughter’s school concert, despite the disappointment it would cause. Continue reading...
Microplastics: Seeking the 'plastic score' of the food on our plates
In a pub in London, England, complicated technology is taking on a simple problem: waiting for a pint in lines that can sometimes be unruly.
Microplastics are everywhere, but how worried should we be? Scientists are on a mission to find out more.