China launches three astronauts to complete its new space station

Jun 6, 2022

China has launched three astronauts to its uncompleted space station for six months of construction work. The crew are Chen Dong, Can Xuzhe, and Liu Yang - who was the first Chinese woman in space after a previous mission in 2012. They will work to complete the Tiangong space station by the end of this year, installing two lab modules at opposite sides of the outpost, giving it a T-shape. Assembly of the orbiting space station, which will be roughly a fifth of the size of the ISS, began last Ap ...read more

At least 49 killed and hundreds injured in Bangladesh depot fire

Jun 6, 2022

At least 49 people died and hundreds have been injured after a fire tore through a shipping container depot in Bangladesh, sparking a huge chemical explosion that engulfed many of those who had rushed to the scene to help. The death toll is expected to rise. More than 300 people were injured in the incident, many of whom sustained life-threatening burns, and many bodies remain unrecovered as the fire continued to blaze for a second night in Sitakunda, near the busy southern port of Chittagong. ...read more

Atlanta rapper Trouble, 34, shot and killed in home invasion

Jun 6, 2022

Trouble, an Atlanta rapper who recorded with Drake, the Weeknd and others, has been shot and killed, aged 34. The rapper, real name Mariel Semonte Orr, was killed early on Sunday morning in a home invasion at an apartment in Conyers, an eastern suburb of Atlanta. A suspect has been named by police as Atlanta resident Jamichael Jones, who is wanted on allegations of murder, home invasion and aggravated assault, after Orr was shot in the chest and pronounced dead at the scene. Police said Jones ...read more

Masonic Lodge Members Honor Historical Figure in Puerto Rico

Jun 6, 2022

Members of Respetable Logia Simbólica Masónica Amor Fraternal No. 1 (Respectable Symbolic Fraternal Love Masonic Lodge No. 1) pay homage to Ramón Emeterio Betances y Alacán, a 19th-century political figure who fought for independence and the abolition of slavery, in a public square in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. Members of Respetable Logia Simbólica Masónica Amor Fraternal No. 1 (Respectable Symbolic Fraternal Love Masonic Lodge No. 1) pay homage to Ramón Emeterio Betances y Alac ...read more

How to Use the Canva Poster Maker

Jun 6, 2022

In this article, we’ll show you how to create posters using the Canva Poster Maker. We’ll provide some tips and tricks on how to make the most of this free, powerful creative tool, as well as walk you through the creation process step-by-step. So if you’re looking for poster templates that can be used by individuals and small teams that will impress your friends and family, read on. Why You Should be Making Canva Posters If you already know what is Canva, then you know it’s a pow ...read more

Ambee joins NASA’s Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) mission

Jun 6, 2022

, /PRNewswire/ — Datair Technology Pvt Ltd (Ambee), a global platform for hyperlocal and geospatial datasets on air quality, weather, pollen, soil, water vapor, fire, and more, has joined NASA’s PACE Mission as an early adopter. PACE elongates to the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) mission developed by NASA to be a low orbit satellite gathering geospatial data. The PACE mission, scheduled to launch in 2024, will add to NASA’s existing satellite observations of global oc ...read more

Scientists Decode How a Protein on the Move Keeps Cells Healthy

Jun 6, 2022

The protein Argonaute, which helps cells control protein production in a process called RNA interference. Credit: CSHL, in conjunction with Scripps Research Scientists are working to better understand the RNA interference process, which could help improve treatments, such as cancer therapies. Recently, researchers discovered how the Argonaute protein is able to keep protein production on track by leveraging limited resources. This basic research breakthrough could help lead to advanced ...read more

Can you take the trip out of psychedelics and still treat depression?

Jun 6, 2022

As psychedelic medicine edges toward the mainstream, some are trying to make drugs that offer therapeutic benefits without the mind-altering experience. But the experience might be key to how psychedelics transform people's lives Mind 1 June 2022 By Thomas Lewton Janelle Baron; pexels/cottonbro “SWITCHED OFF”, “short-circuited” and “shut down”. This is how three participants described their depression before they took part in a clinical trial for psychedelic-assis ...read more

Siberian tundra could vanish in less than 500 years

Jun 6, 2022

Home News Resinous trees dot the tundra landscape on northwestern Siberia’s Yamal Peninsula. (Image credit: Jean-Christophe PLAT/Contributor/Getty Images) The Siberian tundra could disappear by the year 2500, unless greenhouse gas emissions are dramatically reduced.  Even in the best-case scenarios, two-thirds of this landscape — defined by its short growing season and cover of grasses, moss, shrubs and lichens — could vanish, leaving behind two fragments ...read more

'He has saved lives': Former British troops help Afghan interpreter escape country after Home Office refused visa

Jun 6, 2022

A group of former British soldiers have met the Afghan interpreter they worked with after helping him flee the country. The interpreter said the Home Office twice refused him entry to the UK because he was a danger to "national security" and because his "presence in the UK would not be conducive to the public good". Former soldiers Joshua Roberts, Vance Bacon-Sharratt, Paul Standen and Sam Knight worked with lawyers and the British government to get their ex-colleague's visa approved. "We all g ...read more

Owo massacre: Gov Obaseki condemns attack, condoles with victims’ families

Jun 6, 2022

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has condemned, in the strongest terms, Sunday’s attack on worshipers at St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State. The governor’s condemnation is contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media Project, Mr Crusoe Osagie on Monday in Benin. Obaseki said that the mindless act had tilted the scale of the nation’s war against terror. The governor said, “I condemn in the strongest terms the attack on innocent people in St. Francis Catholic ...read more

Iranian media figure dies aged 81

Jun 6, 2022

The director of Iran’s Ettelaat Institution, Seyyed Mahmoud Doaei, has died of heart failure in Tehran. Doaei’s child and some of his colleagues confirmed his death. The cleric was born in 1941 in the Iranian city of Yazd. He accompanied the late founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Imam Khomeini, while he was living in exile in the Iraqi city of Najaf. Doaei won the Golden Pen award from the Association for Defending Freedom of the Press as a prominent cultural figure and donated the ...read more

Robbie Williams covers 90s rivals Oasis at homecoming gig

Jun 6, 2022

Robbie Williams covered 90s rivals Oasis’ ‘Don’t Look Back in Anger’ at his homecoming concert. The former Take That star played Stoke-on-Trent’s Vale Park stadium at the weekend, where he surprised the crowd with a rendition of the Britpop legends’ 1996 mega-hit. The ‘Rock DJ’ hitmaker – who also performed Take That’s ‘Could It Be Magic’ and ‘Do What U Like’ – reportedly told the crowd he was forced to leave the boy band after “going to Glastonbury and hanging ...read more