Archive for Day: June 18, 2019
Protesters march in North Dakota in September to oppose the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Science in the News provides opportunities to teach critical thinking, inquiry, and the genre-specific, life-long literacy skill of reading the news. Stem cell science is accelerating development of therapies for diabetes, ALS, other diseases, researchers tell HUBweek sessions. UTS Science won four out of six awards at this year’s UTS Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Research Excellence.
The analyses on the risk of humanitarian crises and disasters in 2016 for 191 nations were carried out by applying the Index for Risk Management – InfoRM, an open-source risk assessment tool designed to support decisions about crisis and disaster prevention, preparedness and response.
It became known as UPI after a merger with the International News Service in 1958, which was founded in 1909 by William Randolph Hearst. A report on the discovery, …