At a resurrected climate conference, concerns loom that CDC scientists may be silenced | PBS NewsHour

 

Organizers of a conference on public health and climate change urged policy experts and policymakers to mobilize in the wake of a new administration they say has denied the impact, and even the existence, of global warming.

Source: At a resurrected climate conference, concerns loom that CDC scientists may be silenced | PBS NewsHour

Wyoming Man Receives ‘Miracle’ Face Transplant 10 Years After Suicide Attempt

 

Ten years ago, Andy Sandness tried to commit suicide by shooting himself in the face. After miraculously surviving the horrific incident, the 31-year-old has received one the rarest surgeries in the world — a face transplant. On June 16, 2016, 60 surgeons, nurses, anesthesiologists and others came

Source: Wyoming Man Receives ‘Miracle’ Face Transplant 10 Years After Suicide Attempt

Life’s Building Blocks Found on Dwarf Planet Ceres

 

The dwarf planet Ceres keeps looking better and better as a possible home for alien life.

Source: Life’s Building Blocks Found on Dwarf Planet Ceres

Scientists Say They’ve Discovered a Hidden Continent Under New Zealand – NBC News

 

Zealandia is believed to have broken away from Australia about 80 million years ago and sunk beneath the sea as part of a former super-continent.

Source: Scientists Say They’ve Discovered a Hidden Continent Under New Zealand – NBC News

Clyde Stubblefield, James Brown’s Funky Drummer, Dies At 73 : The Two-Way : NPR

 

The revered drummer, who suffered from bladder cancer in the past, popularized the breakbeat and became one of the most sampled musicians ever.

Source: Clyde Stubblefield, James Brown’s Funky Drummer, Dies At 73 : The Two-Way : NPR

Xbox One and Windows 10 will have “more exclusive games” in 2017 than launched in 2016 | VG247

 

Along with launching “the most powerful console ever made this holiday,” Microsoft plans to deliver more exclusive games in 2017 than it did in 2016. According to Xbox boss Phil Spencer, along with Project Scorpio, Microsoft will has a “…

Source: Xbox One and Windows 10 will have “more exclusive games” in 2017 than launched in 2016 | VG247

Bill Gates op-ed: Bioterrorism and pandemics are one of the world’s greatest threats – Business Insider

 

Source: Bill Gates op-ed: Bioterrorism and pandemics are one of the world’s greatest threats – Business Insider

3 Reasons Kraft Heinz Will Have A Hard Time Closing This One – Unilever NV (NYSE:UN) | Seeking Alpha

 

Kraft’s high debt burden offers limited room for increases.Unilever’s governance structure may obstruct an easy takeover.High political uncertainty offers further complications.

Source: 3 Reasons Kraft Heinz Will Have A Hard Time Closing This One – Unilever NV (NYSE:UN) | Seeking Alpha

China suspends North Korean coal imports, striking at regime’s financial lifeline – The Washington Post

 

Coal is North Korea’s largest export, and China just announced that it won’t buy any for the rest of 2017.

Source: China suspends North Korean coal imports, striking at regime’s financial lifeline – The Washington Post

Trump called the news media an ‘enemy of the American People.’ Here’s a history of the term. – The Washington Post

 

Once, it was used to describe bad leaders. Not anymore.

Source: Trump called the news media an ‘enemy of the American People.’ Here’s a history of the term. – The Washington Post

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