Perpetrators still subjecting British girls to genital mutilation with impunity, campaigner tells RT

Perpetrators still subjecting British girls to genital mutilation with impunity, campaigner tells RT

British children are being subjected to genital mutilation at home and abroad with impunity for the perpetrators, a campaigner has warned. Nobody would be held responsible if a girl goes missing from school, they said. Hilary Burrage, author of ‘Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation: A UK Perspective’ told RT: “If a child doesn’t appear and she […]

The GIGO White House: Garbage In, Garbage Out

The GIGO White House: Garbage In, Garbage Out

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is but one example of this genuinely absurd phenomenon we are all bearing witness to: the “garbage in, garbage out” White House. (Photo: Andrew Harrer-Pool / Getty Images) Let’s play a little mental game, you and me. Cast your mind back about three years and imagine a scenario in which […]

Researchers Studying Soccer Players’ Injury Recovery|Humor

Researchers Studying Soccer Players’ Injury Recovery|Humor

COLUMBUS, OH – Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic are studying soccer players around the world for their unique ability to recover quickly from injury. “Soccer players have a totally unique physiology in that when they get hurt, which happens a lot, they can recovery in a very short time, sometimes instantly” said lead researcher at […]

White House opens door to tariff exclusions for some countries

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Wednesday raised the possibility that U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports could exclude a clutch of countries other than Canada and Mexico as pressure grew on U.S. President Donald Trump to impose targeted measures that would not harm America’s allies. Trump is set to authorize the steep […]

Parts of San Francisco are sinking faster than the sea is rising

Parts of San Francisco are sinking faster than the sea is rising

Rising watersRICOWde / Getty By Michael Le Page Rising seas aren’t the only problem facing low-lying coastal areas. Many of these areas are also sinking, vastly increasing the risk of flooding. In the San Francisco Bay area, sea level rise alone could inundate an area of between 50 and 410 square kilometres by 2100, depending […]

Bioengineering team's 'circuit' work may benefit gene therapy

Bioengineering team's 'circuit' work may benefit gene therapy

Top Story Researchers have designed genetic “circuits” out of living cellular material in order to gain a better understanding of how proteins function, with the hope of impacting synthetic biology and gene therapy. The team engineered a custom microRNA-based system by stitching together pieces of genetic material taken from a variety of living organisms, including […]

Behind the Scenes of “Ear Hustle”

Behind the Scenes of “Ear Hustle”

In a shabby, low-slung bungalow on the grounds of California’s San Quentin State Prison, Adnan Khan sits nervously in front of a microphone. A slender 33-year-old with dark, slicked-back hair and skin the color of cinnamon, he’s clad in typical prison fashion—jeans, powder-blue button-down over a white T-shirt, standard-issue dark jacket. To one side, inmate […]

Trump’s Foreign Policy: Who Benefits From Chaos?

Trump’s Foreign Policy: Who Benefits From Chaos?

From Ukraine to Syria to Africa, the consistency in the Trump Administration’s foreign policy is that it is consistently chaotic. One minute there is talk of peace, the next minute there are threats of war. Is there any benefit to such a seemingly incoherent approach to the world? What about the dangers? Ron Paul Liberty […]