Friday , December 3rd , 2021  

Inequality is Set to Kill Millions – “We Have to Fight it Together.”

The UN commemorated World Aids Day on 30 November. Credit: UNAIDS By Winnie ByanyimaGENEVA, Dec 1 2021 – This week I called out to the world to warn them that inequalities are making us all unsafe. I noted starkly our new analysis that we face millions of additional AIDS deaths – 7.7 million in the next decade alone – as well continued devastation from pandemics, unless leaders address...

What Will it Take to Turn Farmers Toward Climate-Resilient Superfood Millet?

Supermarkets stock both millet and sorghum products, but these are often ignored. Now research has shown the crops have health benefits and are climate resilient. Credit: Ignatius Banda/IPS By Ignatius BandaBulawayo, ZIMBABWE , Dec 1 2021 – Millet could be Africa’s silver bullet for combating anaemia – and apart from health benefits, it is climate-resilient. Research led by the International...

General Fusion closing oversubscribed $130 million transitional financing round

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — General Fusion announced today it is closing an oversubscribed $130 million (USD) Series E funding round filled by a new syndicate of global investors. This financing, led by Temasek, significantly expands the company's portfolio of institutional, sovereign, family office, and high net worth investors, providing the prelude to...

Todos Medical Enters into Binding Agreement to Acquire All 3CL Protease Biology-Related Assets and Intellectual Property from NLC Pharma

Company to form majority owned subsidiary, 3CL Sciences, an entity focused on the development of variant–agnostic COVID–19 antivirals such as Tollovir that utilize the 3CL protease related IP Dr. Dorit Arad, pioneering biology researcher responsible for the discovery of natural 3CL protease inhibitors, to be appointed Chief Scientific Officer of 3CL Sciences Acquisition to include mechanism–based...

Eagle Eye Networks Forecasts Key Video Surveillance Trends for 2022

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Eagle Eye Networks, the global leader in cloud video surveillance, today released the 2022 edition of its annual Trends in Video Surveillance ebook, a forecast for business leaders and owners who want to understand the physical security landscape and plan for success in 2022. "Almost two years into the global pandemic, businesses have experienced...

How to Tackle the Femicide Epidemic

After suffering in a violent and abusive relationship, Layla went to the police, accompanied by a friend. Meanwhile, Covid-19 has exacerbated gender-based violence. Fighting patriarchal power structures and gender inequalities is essential in putting an end to it. Credit: UN Women/Mohammed Bakir By Jade LevellBRISTOL, UK, Nov 30 2021 – Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the increase...

How Inequality Drives HIV in Adolescent Girls and Young Women

To fight economic inequality, female dependency on relationships and gender-based violence, female education is critical. Credit: Zofeen Ebrahim/IPS By External SourceNov 30 2021 – Despite the advances that have been made against HIV, the world has 37 million people living with HIV. And 680,000 people died from AIDS-related causes in 2020. While the prevention of mother to child transmission,...

Profiting from the Carbon Offset Distraction

By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30 2021 – Carbon offset markets allow the rich to emit as financial intermediaries profit. By fostering the fiction that others can be paid to cut greenhouse gases (GHGs) instead, it undermines efforts to do so. Anis Chowdhury Committing to achieve ‘net-zero’ carbon emissions has become a major climate change policy...

Fighting Loss of the Greater Mekong’s Prized Rosewood Forests

Siamese Rosewood trees on a farmland in Lao PDR – Credit_NAFRI, Laos By Catherine WilsonCANBERRA, Australia , Nov 30 2021 – The famed Rosewood forests of the Greater Mekong region in Southeast Asia produce dark, richly grained timbers zealously sought after worldwide by manufacturers of luxury furniture, flooring and musical instruments, among other products. But their high value has...

FXCM October Single Share & Stock Baskets Report

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Nov. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FXCM Group, LLC ("FXCM Group' or "FXCM'), the leading international provider of online foreign exchange trading, CFD trading, cryptocurrencies and related services, is today releasing its data of most popular instruments for the month of October in its Single Share CFD and proprietary Stock Basket product lines. FXCM...