China to send flowers, potato to Moon for biological experiment

China to send flowers, potato to Moon for biological experiment

Beijing: China is planning to send seeds of potato, a flowering plant and silkworm eggs with its Chang’e-4 lunar probe later this year to conduct the first biological experiment on the lifeless Moon. The probe will carry a tin containing seeds of potato and arabidopsis, a small flowering plant related to cabbage and mustard, and […]

Private Prison Continues to Send ICE Detainees to Solitary Confinement for Refusing Voluntary Labor

Private Prison Continues to Send ICE Detainees to Solitary Confinement for Refusing Voluntary Labor

Officials at a privately run Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in rural Georgia locked an immigrant detainee in solitary confinement last November as punishment for encouraging fellow detainees to stop working in a labor program that ICE says is strictly voluntary. Shoaib Ahmed, a 24-year-old who immigrated to America to escape political persecution in […]