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Humanity Will Continue to Live an Inferior Life Than What is Possible Until the Two Halves: All Individuals in Them: That Make It are Absolutely Fundamentally and Jubilantly Equal at Liberty
 

 

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The Humanion: London: England: United Kingdom: Year Gamma: Day 29: Sunday: October 22: 2017: Cogito Ergo Sum: Descartes 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Life: You Are The Law The Flow The Glow: In Joys In Hurts You Are The Vine-Songs On The Light-Trellis
     
 

 

 

 

 

 

The World Health Organisation: What Helplessness Orchestration:WHO: This Robert Mugabe Disaster Willbassadoring Must Come to an End in the Very Next Second: The UN Must Launch a High Level With Teeth Independent Investigation as to How This Daft Idiosyncrasy Could Come About So That It Must Never Ever Get Repeated

 

|| October 21: 2017 || ά. To just locate one good one out of a few billion of human beings on earth to be your Goodwill Ambassador, you did not find anyone else but went ahead and appointed the most disgraceful, most despotic and most farthest removed from anything to do with the spelling of good will, a Robert Mugabe! What on earth have you done World Health Organisation! What Helplessness Orchestration:WHO is this! The Humanion is speechless as most of the world is! Following the ten-year tremendous leadership, continuous and committed work and increasing development of reach, scope and influence that Dr Margaret Chan had shown, this absolutely 'brainless', daft and utterly insane decision has brought absolute, ultimate and final disrepute to the name of the organisation, that the world can not bear! The desperate world humanity needs organisation like WHO more desperately than ever before and this absurd, ridiculous and idiosyncratic decision has damaged the agency irreparably. And it will not recover from this disastrous decision until and unless it is revoked and an apology issued to the world forthwith.

Further, the United Nations must open an independent investigation as to how this horrendously daft decision was arrived at to ensure that this sort of idiosyncrasy never happens again. To build the trust and faith of the world, particularly, for an agency as big, as important and as vital as WHO requires tireless, continuous and conscientious works, of not days, months and years but decades and decades and all that can be eradicated into dust with actions like this one at hand, this Robert Mugabe Disaster Willbassadoring! The Humanion demands that WHO revoked this decision as soon as the next second and calls on the United Nations Secretary-General Mr Guterres to launch an independent, high level and with teeth investigation as to how this calamitous decision was taken to ensure the world does not have to suffer such idiosyncrasies ever again!

The Sunnara This Beautiful Piece of Work of Mother Nature Should Be in a Space Museum But Instead It is in an Auction: The Muonionalusta

|| October 21: 2017 || ά. This beautiful piece of work of Mother Nature, and she does not just reside on earth but across the spread of the Universe, from some space and place of that Universe, this space-gift arrived on earth and fell to a town in Pajalam Norrbotten, Sweden, where the meteorite was discovered in the early 20th century. And apparently, it is supposed to be four billion years old. And this beautiful natural object should, one would imagine, be forming part of a natural history museum or space museum exhibits. Instead, it is being auctioned, by Catawaki, which has put it up for bidding, that is going on until 20:00, Sunday, October 22 for a supposed price of £19,000. Now, here is the philosophical paradox: how on earth can we put a 'price' to something, that what no one on earth has created or has anything to do with? Who decided that it is worth £19,000?

How did they arrive at this conclusion that, that what no one can own because simply it does not and can not belong to anyone, has a price and that someone does own it so that that someone is selling it? This piece, should be given to a museum and any money raised should be given to a charity, whoever has been lucky enough to have found it and claimed 'ownership', because no one can own this natural object for it does not and can not belong to anyone. It can not have a price as the Atlantic or Pacific Ocean does not have a price, as the sky does not have a price, as the moon, that appears on our window, has no price for they have 'value', that can not be 'translated' into a 'currency'. Therefore, The Humanion calls on the person:s, who have put this item on auction to return it to a Museum. The meteorite, which was found in Sweden, is probably one of the oldest items ever to have been put on auction. At first sight, the object looks like a large rock, but is in fact, an iron meteorite of the type of octahedral rite, from the world-renowned Muonionalusta meteorites collection. Readmore

 

Europe What Have You Got to Say Mr Donald Tusk: Well I Will Let My Friend Speak for Me in Translation

El territorio de la verdad es claramente reducido,
estrecho como un sendero al borde de un precipicio.
¿Eres capaz de no salirte de él?
Acaso ya lo has abandonado.

|| October 21: 2017 || ά.  The following is a speech by Mr Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, at the Princess of Asturias Awards 2017 ceremony: Majestades, Premiados, Autoridades, Señoras y Señores: I am happy that, thanks to the decision of the Princess of Asturias Foundation, I am receiving tonight the Award for Concord European Union. And, at the same time, I am very proud that the same award, for Literature, is being received today, also, by a Pole, a great poet, Adam Zagajewski.

We met forty years ago, even if he doesn't know about it. I was still a student, when I read his brilliant poem about censorship, in the time of the Communist dictatorship in Poland. Together with my friends, we printed this poem in our illegal printing house in several hundred copies. With time, Zagajewski became, for my generation, a symbol of the freedom of speech, of the independence of thought and of our longing for Europe, not in the geographical sense, but in political, intellectual and axiological ones. Readmore

The Fourth Annual Philosophy and Religion in Africana Traditions Conference 2017: Intersectionality and The Spirit of Activism: New York: October 27-28: The Conference Programme

|| October 20: 2017 || ά. Time, because it is, always being and vanishing in space, in human terms, we call it, time changes or rather, time goes. Where does it go? There, where the eternal-silent-space holds its sieve, ever-so-patiently and ever-so-dutifully, so that the time-dust, falls through and joins the eternal-silence of space. Time is like the word: after all human usages, where does it go? There, where it has always been, in 'non-existence', inside the 'eternal-silence' of the 'dictionary'. But here, we are to report, not silence, but speech because, the Fourth Annual Philosophy and Religion in Africana Traditions Conference 2017, what has become, affectionately, known as, PRAT Conference, is almost here. October is a just a week-run up the hill and, a few more days and there it is: the Fourth PRAT Conference on October 27-28 in Emmaarner Rise or rather, good old New York.

When: Friday: October 27 at the Graduate Centre of the City University of New York: 365 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10016, Rooms 9204:9205 and Saturday: October 28: Mayday Community Space: 176 St. Nicholas Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11237: info at maydayspace.org. Topics for consideration are 01: Social Activism. What are the Main Terrains of struggle: What are the Strategies People are Putting Into Place: What are the Programmes Being Developed, For Instance, 'The Vision for Black Lives 'Movement'; 02: Culture and Politic. Speakers Will Address the Inter-Relationships Between Art and Politics and How Cultural Issues From Art, Films, Novels are Related to Liberation Struggles. How Art and Films Depict the Struggle: How They Contribute to It: What are the Main Themes? Readmore

 

 

 

 

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Researchers Drug the Undruggable Through a Unique Research Collaboration

|| October 20: 2017: University of Liverpool News || ά. A new study published in Nature, conducted by an alliance between industry and academia, involving the University of Liverpool, highlights a new approach to targeting key cancer-linked proteins, thought to be ‘undruggable’. The majority of cancers have a faulty or inactive gene, p53, which allows them grow out of control. The p53 gene is from a class of genes, called, tumour suppressors. Normally, they limit cell growth by monitoring how quickly cells divide into new cells, repairing damaged DNA and controlling, when a cell dies. When a tumour suppressor gene is mutated, cells grow uncontrollably, and may, eventually, form a mass, called, a tumour.

Despite its important role in cancer, attempts to target p53 directly have been unsuccessful. A multidisciplinary research collaboration involving the Universities of Liverpool and Oxford, the Medical Research Council’s Laboratory for Molecular Biology in Cambridge, Cancer Research UK and US based, Forma Therapeutics aimed to find a solution to this problem. The researchers looked at a specialised system, the ubiquitin-proteasome system, which regulates the turnover of a range of proteins, including, p53. Focusing on one enzyme in the system, USP7, the researchers were able to develop two small molecule inhibitors and show how they exploit a unique binding site in the enzyme. Readmore

The Eyeonium Clinical Study Success for New Contact Lens Device to Improve Glaucoma Treatment

|| October 20: 2017: University of Liverpool News || ά. A new contact lens device, developed by University of Liverpool engineers to improve the treatment of glaucoma, has been found to, reliably, track pressure changes in the eye and be wearable by people who took part in its first clinical study. The contact lens device is able to continuously measure fluid pressure in the eye, known as, intraocular pressure:IOP, the elevation of which is a cause of glaucoma and if not managed can lead to loss of vision.

Currently IOP is measured in glaucoma patients during clinic visits, which are, usually, twice a year, but this characterisation of IOP is unreliable as IOP is dynamic and easily affected by psychological and environmental factors, such as, stress or sleeping. The device, which is made of a soft silicone hydrogel material to ensure it is comfortable to wear, contains a pressure sensor, which detects changes in IOP continuously over a period of up to 24 hours. These changes are then transmitted wirelessly to an easily portable external controller, the size of a mobile phone, which collects the data and provides clinicians with much needed, but currently unavailable, data to assist with glaucoma treatment. Readmore

Kerry Schleifer: The VI London Poetry Festival 2017 Artist in Residence at the Festival
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Astronomy Neutron Stars: Colliding Onto the Way to Dusty Death Into a Black Hole

|| October 20: 2017: University of Southampton News || ά. Scientists have directly detected gravitational waves, ripples in space and time, in addition to light from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars. This marks the first time that a cosmic event has been viewed in both gravitational waves and light. The observation was made by a large, international team of scientists, including, researchers from Mathematical Sciences and Physics and Astronomy at the University of Southampton.

The detection was made using the US-based Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory:LIGO, the Europe-based Virgo detector and some 70 ground and space-based observatories. Neutron stars are the smallest, densest stars known to exist and are formed when massive stars explode in supernovae. As these particular neutron stars spiralled together, they emitted gravitational waves, that were detectable for about 100 seconds, when they collided, a flash of light in the form of gamma rays, was emitted and seen on Earth about two seconds after the gravitational waves.
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The Moon Simulating Lunar Surface Operations on Earth

|| October 20: 2017 || ά. The European Space Agency:ESA and the Canadian Space Agency are probing how to explore the Moon with a robot rover. Their teams of researchers are investigating the challenges of remotely operating a rover in a representative lunar scenario with teams, based in several locations during the period between October 12 and 20.

The series of Multi-purpose End To End Robotic Operations Network:Meteron experiments is developing the skills, concepts and technologies for future exploration of the Solar System. The many challenges make it likely that machines will be used before and:or together with humans. The current experiment is using Canada’s Juno rover in a quarry in St Alphonse de Granby, Quebec, which has been selected because of its lunar-like landscape. Readmore

 

 

 

 

 
 

Guy's Cancer Centre: Requires All the Support That Can Be Offered to It

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Candidate Genetic Factor for the Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Has Been Identified

|| October 14: 2017: University of Helsinki News: Päivi Lehtinen Writing || ά. Researchers at the University of Helsinki have found a genetic variation, which associates with the damage caused by maternal alcohol consumption. This genetic variation clarifies the role of genetic factors in the alcohol-induced developmental disorders and could be useful in future diagnostics. The effects of prenatal alcohol exposure:PAE on placental genes involved in growth and on the size of affected newborns were explored in the study performed at the University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital in Finland.

The researchers observed that alcohol altered epigenetic marks on the placenta, and also, the head size of newborn, depending on the genetic variation inherited from the parents. Epigenetic marks are molecules, which bind to DNA sequence. They regulate the activity of genes, and thus, production of proteins in the cells. The research material was 39 alcohol-exposed and 100 control placentas. They were collected from mothers, who gave birth in the Helsinki University Hospital and had given approval for their participation in the study. It is already known that in addition to neuronal disorders and birth defects, alcohol causes retarded growth. Readmore

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Literature The Child is the Best That Humanity Is: Feed the Soul of That Child and That Child Will Lead Humanity Towards Enlightenment: What Do You Think About When You Think About Nothing: Lauren Child Delivers the Book Trust Annual Lecture on the Vital Necessity of Children's Literature

|| October 19: 2017 || ά. Ms Lauren Child, author of Charlie and Lola and Ruby Redfort and the current Waterstone’s Children’s Laureate, will today tell an audience at Book Trust’s second Annual Lecture at RIBA, London, that writing children’s books is an art form, that should be valued and taken seriously. “Illustration doesn’t just decorate the text, it takes it so much further; it conveys a darkness or a lightness, that is not there in the words. Children’s illustration is seen as ‘nice’, but actually, it communicates something of ourselves.”

Ms Child will argue that because children are often not taken seriously, then children’s books aren’t considered important either. But Child says, “Children’s emotions are so powerful. They are arguably the hardest audience out. If they don’t like something they are not going to stick around politely.” Her lecture will illustrate how children’s books can be incredibly sophisticated, powerful and life-changing. Ms Child feels that the work of authors and illustrators should be valued and organisations like the Book Trust, UK’s largest Children’s Reading Charity and libraries should be supported so that every child can have access to quality books from an early age in an affordable way. Readmore

Music Kerry Schleifer Singing at the VI London Poetry Festival 2017

|| October 20: 2017 || ά. The opening evening of the VI London Poetry Festival 2017, October 14, begun with Kerry Schleifer's opening musical performance, that transported the audience in full darkness other than some candle light flickering into a magical world, particularly, her use of the Ocarina. After the poetry readings, Kerry Schleifer and Jeff took over with music and the audience had a wonderful time as they both gave a rapturous performance. At the end, Kerry and the audience created an improvised song, based on some words, given from the members of the audience: words were lasgne, light, soul food and some other. And the opening evening concluded with that soul food, rendered by Kerry Schleifer. Surrounded by her art works she sang as if she was in her own world, singing away.

Here is a short video of Kerry Schleifer in one of her musical session. The Humanion does not post videos, other than as absolute exception, this being the second time. The final evening began with the Art Exhibition, being experienced by the audience members as they arrived and mingled around. Again the evening begun with Kerry's opening musical performance with Paul Cowles from the darkness in candlelight. Then followed poetry. Readers were Jag Reaves, Sharon Whitmarsh, Kerry Schleifer, Dilu Naser and some other young poets, whose names we shall have to confirm. Then, once again, Kerry Schleifer and Paul Cowles took the stage with their dual musical session, that transpired the audience to a world of improvisational musical art. Readmore

 

Here are the Sounds That Live in the Silence and Solitude of the Words

 

 

 

 

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The Suomen Genomic Palaeo-Anthropology

|| October 14: 2017: University of Helsinki News: Mari Kaunisto Writing || ά. A recent study has grouped Finns into genetic categories with unprecedented precision. These genetic categories are strikingly similar to Finnish dialect areas. In addition, the study corroborates the previously reported genetic division into eastern and western Finland and indicates that this division runs along the border established by the Treaty of Nöteborg in 1323. The international research group, led by University of Helsinki researchers, has produced more detailed information about the genetic variation within Finland than has been previously available.

The results were published in the G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics journal. The researchers have, also, opened a website for the project, where anyone can access the results using interactive maps. The study used modern methods from genome research and statistics, grouping more than 1,000 DNA samples from all over Finland into genetically similar groups, gradually, increasing the specificity. This grouping employed existing information on more than 230,000 genetic markers. While this is not the first study on genetic variation in Finland, the rapid development of genetic and statistical methods has now enabled, significantly, more precise analyses. Readmore

Kerry Schleifer: The VI London Poetry Festival 2017 Artist in Residence at the Festival
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scientists Develop New Patch Which Could Improve Healing and Reduce Scarring

|| October 08: 2017: Nanyang Technological University News || ά. Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore have developed a new gel patch prototype, that could speed up the healing of a skin wound while minimising the formation of scars. The research team unveiled the patch as a proof of concept. When fully developed, this healing patch could be a boon for diabetic patients, who suffer from hard to heal skin lesions and for patients undergoing surgery. The new patch is unlike other single-purpose patches in the market, which either reduce the scarring or improve healing, but not both.

The NTU research team, led jointly by Associate Professor Andrew Tan and Assistant Professor Cleo Choong, recently published their findings in Scientific Reports. In the published paper, the researchers found that a protein, known as, Angiopoietin-like 4: ANGPTL4 reduces inflammation in the early phase of wound healing in mice models. Later, it helps in the formation of new blood vessels and cell growth and at the final phase, reduces scarring. The research team developed their patch enriched with ANGPTL4 to control the amount of scarring. NTU already has a patent on the use of Angiopoietin-like 4 in wound healing, which can be licensed to pharmaceutical companies. Readmore

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The Humanion does not do and will not publish any news item of any company, regardless of how 'giant' they are or might be, if their 'website' does not have any 'humanity' expressed, presented and celebrated on them. They might say that they are a 'Team' but there is not a single mention of any human being in that company. No, thank you.  A company must show this, as well as, display a valid address, contact details and telephone numbers on their website. A company must show its commitment to gender-equality and diversity. Bombastic, replicated terms, excessive abuse of clichés and meaningless expressions are all 'good', they might think but it all put and drive people off. The Humanion does not do 'mechanistic, it does not do machine: it exists to celebrate and foster humanity. The Humanion exists to fight dehumanisation. That is why here we have Recycle Technologies and here are the humanity, that is the company and this company does not have any better and more worthy 'resources' than this: this very humanity. Here is another Company and see how they have presented their human face:  ABIVAX. Or Here is another Organisation: Restoration of Appearance and Function Trust:RAFT, that shows that it is not run by machines but humanity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Welsh Company Helps Protect the World’s Largest Moving Structure at Chernobyl

|| October 19: 2017|| ά. A Welsh manufacturer Flamgard Calidair, based in Pontypool, is playing a crucial role in the future of Chernobyl. The company has developed innovative fire and shut off dampers to the Chernobyl New Safe Confinement, a €01.5 billion multinational engineering project, which is due to be installed before Christmas 2017. The Chernobyl New Safe Confinement is a formidable structure, a half cylinder shaped structure that, when completed, be the world’s largest moving building.

The unique creation is designed to facilitate monitoring and demolition of the previous containment building following the 1986 disaster while securing the remaining radioactive material. The arched building will simply be rolled into position over the existing site before being sealed up. Despite the construction of a concrete sarcophagus in the months immediately following the disaster, the site still houses highly radioactive material and attempts to work on its demolition are too challenging. The multinational initiative is an engineering marvel, of which Flamgard’s damper products play a crucial role, and a project, which from concept to completion is predicted to take ten years and to last 100 years. Readmore
 

Nexans to Power the World’s Largest Potash Mine

|| October 19: 2017|| ά. As the global population continues to grow, potash, one of the key ingredients in agricultural fertiliser, will play an increasingly important role in the world’s future. To meet the growing demand, Mosaic, producer of potash and phosphate crop nutrients, has selected Nexans to supply power cables and support services for their $01.7 billion expansion project, which will make its K3 facility in Canada the world’s largest potash mine by 2024.

The Mosaic Company chose Nexans for its ability to deliver high-quality, innovative cables designed to last longer in the harshest Mining environments. Nexans will provide its industry-leading mine site cable training, education and engineering support. “We look forward to supporting Mosaic K3’s ambitious growth plan in the framework of the contract that reinforces Nexans’ position as the cable solutions leader in underground and open pit mining.” said Mr Steven Vermeulen, Nexans Executive VP Americas. Readmore

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The Necessity of Moving Beyond Tolerance to Respect

 What are the limits of tolerance? If we tolerate the most extreme and illiberal views, do they threaten to destroy the concept of tolerance itself? How can more tolerance make us happier and more fulfilled in our lives? And just how can tolerance and understanding of difference help to fuel creativity? These are some of the questions guiding the teaching and research of Dr Susi Gottlöber, a lecturer in philosophy at Maynooth University.

"There is a difference between tolerating someone and their ideas, and embracing them." she says. "In viewing ‘the other’ as a human being, I think, we need to move beyond tolerance to respect, and to respecting each other as equals. For example, as a woman I would find it offensive to be tolerated, I want to be respected as an equal. But we also need to consider peoples’ different perspectives, as our beliefs inform both our actions and who we are. In public debates we discuss whether tolerance should be unlimited. But we forget that we become tolerant or intolerant in the name of certain values. Readmore

Humanical Perspective of Sociology

Society has neither structure nor shape nor there are dignitaries such as President or Chair or Prime Minister or Chancellor; it is, therefore, as open, as shapeless but  as real as the Universe itself, which contains everything and enables their very existence within the bounds of its own laws that are invisibly at work without fail. The Universe can simply be seen as the expression of liberty and so can society be seen as mirroring this. From that liberty of the Universe and Society we seek the laws that set the perimeter of that expression of liberty which concerns humanity so that we find the shape, size and contents of equality and then go about seeking to achieve that equality for without equality liberty does and cannot exist. And because we have not achieved equality we find all societies in the world are doing nothing but bleeding for the wounded liberty and thus, gasping equality with it because it cannot be. Readmore

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Differences in Aggression Between Different Types of Dementia

|| October 02: 2017: Lund University News || ά. Physical aggression among people with dementia is not unusual. A study from Lund University in Sweden showed that one-third of patients with the diagnosis Alzheimer’s Disease or Frontotemporal Dementia were physically aggressive towards healthcare staff, other patients, relatives, animals and complete strangers. This manifestation of disease must be both understood and addressed in the right way. The study is based on a review of brain examinations and patient journals of 281 deceased people, who between the years 1967 and 2013 were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or Frontotemporal Dementia. The researchers have followed the entire duration of the disease for this group, from the patients' first contact with a physician to follow up after death.

“The prevalences are not surprising but we noted a difference between the two groups in terms of when in the course of the disease aggressive behaviour manifested and how serious the violence was.” says Psychiatry Resident Ms Madeleine Liljegren, doctoral student at Lund University and Lead Author of the study. ''The individuals with Frontotemporal Dementia displayed physically aggressive behaviour earlier in their disease than people with Alzheimer’s. The difference, may be, due to the fact that the diseases arise in different parts of the brain. For those with Frontotemporal Dementia, the damage begins in the frontal parts of the brain, which is where, among other things, our capacity for empathy, impulse control, personality and judgment reside. Readmore

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Early Melting of Snow Increases Binding of Carbon Dioxide to Forests

|| October 06: 2017 || ά. A study, headed by the Finnish Meteorological Institute combined satellite data related to the melting of snow and carbon dioxide measurements, finds  that the early onset of the melting of snow increases the forest carbon sink. Professor Jouni Pulliainen, Finnish Meteorological Institute Research says that according to this study newly published study photosynthesis now begins around eight days earlier in the spring than it did 40 years ago in the northern boreal forests.

At the same time, basic production by boreal forests was estimated to increase during the first half of the year by 04-06 per cent over a period of ten years, which is a notable increase in the global carbon sink, which for its part mitigates climate warming. The Finnish Meteorological Institute carries out carbon dioxide measurements as well as monitors changes in snow coverage in the Northern Hemisphere with the help of satellites. The study combined in a unique way the of measuring carbon dioxide exchange in the forest ecosystem, climate modelling and satellite observations. Readmore

Astronomy Astronomers Find Potential Solution Into How Planets are Formed

|| October 14: 2017: University of Exeter News || ά. A new study by an international team of scientists, led by Professor Stefan Kraus from the University of Exeter, has given a fascinating new insight into one of the most respected theories of how planets are formed. Young stars start out with a massive disk of gas and dust, that over time, astronomers think, either diffuses away or coalesces into planets and asteroids.

However, scientists are still searching for a complete understanding of how these early formations come together to form asteroid-sized objects. One reason has been that drag in the disk produced by surrounding gas makes the grains move inward toward the star, which can, in turn deplete the disk rapidly in a process, known as, 'radial drift'. In the new research, the research team uses high powered telescopes to target the star V1247 Orionis, a young, hot star, surrounded by a dynamic ring of gas and dust. Readmore

 Music Alena Baeva Will Show the World That Salk Just Does Not Do Science: It Does Music Too: October 22

|| October 19: 2017 || ά. This Sunday, October 22 at 16:00 at 10010 N Torrey Pines Rd at the Salk Institute in a special concert two great virtuosos, Ms Alena Baeva, violinist and Mr Vadym Kholodenko, pianist, join forces to perform works of Beethoven, Debussy and Tchaikovsky. After intermission, Mr Wolfgang Busch, Associate Professor in the Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Laboratory, will give a brief talk on his latest scientific discoveries at Salk.

Ms Alena Baeva is fast emerging as one of the finest violinists of her generation, having, already, carved out an impressive career to date working regularly as a soloist with orchestras, including, the Mariinsky Orchestra, the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, the Grand Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, the Svetlanov Academic Symphony Orchestra, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, German Radio Orchestra, the National Orchestra of Belgium. Alena has worked with conductors such as Valery Gergiev, Krzysztof Penderecki, Sir Neville Marriner, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Paavo Berglund, Kazuki Yamada, Sakari Oramo, and Pablo Heras-Casado. Readmore

Art Untitled: Unseen Terrain: Ella BenAmi
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The World What is Toyota's Start Your Impossible: Impossible Means Poverty of Imagination and Ingenuity

|| October 19: 2017 || ά. Toyota Motor Corporation has launched 'Start Your Impossible', a global corporate initiative, that aims to inspire Toyota employees, partners and customers and connect them with the company’s core beliefs. In an age of accelerating technological and environmental developments, 'Start Your Impossible' marks Toyota’s commitment to support the creation of a more inclusive and sustainable society, in which everyone can challenge their impossible. Toyota believes that mobility goes beyond cars; it is about overcoming challenges and making dreams come true.

The 'Start Your Impossible' initiative reflects these values and highlights the company’s goal to provide freedom of mobility for all. “We want to share this thinking with all stakeholders, including, consumers, so that we can approach this challenge together.” said Toyota President Mr Akio Toyoda. Since its founding as a loom manufacturer, Toyota has been driven by a commitment to contribute to society. Over its long history, the company has grown into an innovative leader, that has enabled vehicle electrification on a mass scale with the development of the Prius hybrid electric car 20 years ago and more recently, the Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric car. Readmore

The World Governments Commit to Reduce Suffering and Deaths From Non-Communicable Diseases

|| October 18: 2017 || ά. The Heads of States and Governments and ministers from around the world today committed to new and bold action to reduce suffering and death from non-communicable diseases:NCDs, primarily, heart and lung diseases, cancers and diabetes, the world’s leading killers. Governments endorsed the Montevideo Roadmap 2018-2030 on NCDs as a Sustainable Development Priority at the opening of the three-day Global Conference on Non-communicable Diseases in Montevideo, hosted by the World Health Organisation and the Presidency of Uruguay.

The pledge follows agreement by world leaders to reduce premature deaths from NCDs by one-third by 2030 as part of the United Nations’ Agenda for Sustainable Development. Today, NCDs kill 40 million annually, more than any other cause of death. Of these deaths, 15 million occur prematurely among people aged 30-70 years and seven million in low and low middle income countries. “It is shocking to see the growing toll, that diseases like cancer and diabetes are taking on the people, who can, least, afford healthcare.” said WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Readmore

Africa WHO Supports the Containment of Rare Marburg Virus Disease on Uganda-Kenya Border

|| October 20: 2017 || ά. The World Health Organisation:WHO is working to contain an outbreak of Marburg Virus Disease:MVD, that has appeared in eastern Uganda on the border with Kenya. At least one person is confirmed to have died of MVD and several hundred people, may have been, exposed to the virus at health facilities and at traditional burial ceremonies in Kween District, a mountainous area 300 kilometres northeast of Kampala.

The first case was detected by the Ministry of Health on October 17, a 50-year-old woman, who died at a health centre, of fever, bleeding, vomiting and diarrhoea on October 11. Laboratory testing at the Uganda Virus Research Institute confirmed the cause of death as MVD. The woman’s brother had, also, died of similar symptoms three weeks earlier and was buried at a traditional funeral. He worked as a game hunter and lived near a cave inhabited by Rousettus bats, which are natural hosts of the Marburg virus. Readmore

Europe Third Biennial Flash DSC Conference 2017 in Zürich Switzerland: November 27-29

|| October 19: 2017 || ά. Mettler Toledo is holding its third biennial Flash DSC Conference 2017 on November 27-29 in Zürich, Switzerland. Scientists from around the world will present research using the MEMS-based microchip technology. An optional fourth day, November 30, will provide in-depth instruction on setting up Flash DSC experiments. With heating rates exceeding seven decades, the MEMS-based chip method gives researchers the ability to analyse crystallisation and reorganisation processes, that were previously impossible to measure.

Talks will be designed to shed light on uses of this innovative and exciting thermal analysis technique. The tentative topic list for the three-day conference session includes Tg of Polymer Nanorods, Thermal Behavior of Polyamide Recyclate, Investigations of Polyurethane Crystallisation and Polymer Crystallisation:Melting. A fee of $250 admits attendees to all talks and includes lunches for all three days and the conference dinner on Tuesday night. Readmore

World Press Sixteen World Press Freedom Groups Condemn the Killing of Investigative Maltese Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and Demand an Immediate and Independent Investigation Into Her Death

|| October 18: 2017 || ά. Sixteen press freedom groups have issued a statement, condemning the killing of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and demanding an immediate and independent investigation into her death. “The murder of a prominent investigative journalist in broad daylight in an EU Member State underscores the seriousness of this crime. Daphne Caruana Galizia’s work as a journalist to hold power to account and shine a light on corruption is vital to maintaining our democratic institutions.

Her killing is a loss for her country and for Europe.” Ms Hannah Machlin, Project Manager for Index on Censorship’s data platform Mapping Media Freedom, said. Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed when the car she was driving exploded in Bidnija around 15.00 on October 16 in, what is thought, to have been a targeted attack. “The barbaric murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia is an attack on journalism itself. This crime is meant to intimidate every investigative journalist.” Dr Lutz Kinkel, Managing Director of the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom, said. Readmore

 

 

 

 

 

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Only Education Will Set Women and Men Free Only Educated Humans Will Not Accept Anything Less Than Equality Between Men and Women: For Only Than When They are Equal They Will Know What Humanity Truly is: This is Not the Whole of This Magnificent River: Suppose, This is Life: This is Not the Whole of Life Either. Sociology Seeks to Show Us the Way to the Whole: The Whole of Life and the Whole of Society in Which This Life Exists and Creates Complexities That Regulate the Apparent Simplicities of Every Expression of That What is Human Life

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

Death is Not a New Thing But What is New is This: We Have Torn Ourselves Apart From Life Itself So Much That Death Now Seems Alien and Not Part of Life: Christian Perspectives on Death and Dying: New Online Resource for Social Debate and Discourse That Must Take Place Urgently: Launch Event in London: October 16

|| October 14: 2017 || ά. End of life decision making is becoming more complex with advances in medical technologies and in today's societies many of us will die without the ability to make those decisions for ourselves at the time. It is, therefore, increasingly recognised that we need to discuss approaches to death as individuals, families and society and that those discussions are important now. How can we encourage such reflection and explore 'Christian perspectives' on these issues? And how can churches help?

Monday, 16 October, sees the launch event for a new resource to support such conversations available the resource website. Based on a year-long ecumenical initiative, involving six conferences across England and Wales, the resource brings together recorded presentations from experts with practical, legal, medical and theological expertise to support clergy and congregations to learn about key issues and initiate their own discussions. Issues explored include how do people’s values, beliefs and religious faith inform their wishes about care at the end of life? What is an ‘Advance Decision’ and what are the different Christian perspectives on refusing life-prolonging treatment? Readmore

The 500th Anniversary of Reformation: St Andrews is Hosting an Array of Events Music and Art Exhibition in Celebrations Throughout the Month Building Up to October 31

|| October 03: 2017 || ά. A host of special events are being launched at the University of St Andrews to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. October 31 marks five centuries since the event regarded as the start of the Protestant Reformation, when Martin Luther posted his 95 theses, attacking the practices and doctrines of the late Medieval Catholic church in Wittenberg, a University town in Eastern Germany.

St Andrews is the only place in the UK to be officially designated as a 'City of the Reformation' by the Community of Protestant Churches in Europe, that is leading the anniversary, so will play a leading role in the commemoration of the event, with special services, lectures, an exhibition and a concert being held later this month. Throughout this month, the University’s Reformation Studies Institute is hosting a series of open lectures on a variety of topics from theology to religious art, to how the new printing technologies enabled Luther’s message to spread and the role of Protestantism in Britain today. Readmore

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
A Beautiful Begin-Again: The VI London Poetry Festival 2017: October 14-15
Poetry Is the Voice of Me in You and You in Me

|| October 16: 2017 || ά. ''At the outcome of all these harrowing insights: let my jubilant praise be in tune with the angels: let none of the clear-struck keys of my heart: fail on a wavering, slack or snapping spring: Let the tears streaming down my face: make me more radiant; let the invisible tears: blossom. How precious you'll be to me, Nights: in my grief. Why didn't I greet you by kneeling lower: disconsolate sisters, loose myself more: in your loosened hair: we waste our sorrows: We look beyond them into the sadness of time: to see if they end. But they are really: our winter foliage, our dark evergreen: one of our secret seasons-no more than that: they are place, plot, hearth, earth home.''

The VI London Poetry Festival 2017 has resumed the London Poetry Festival, the last one was held, the fifth, in 2009. It is a beautiful new beginning. Earnest, intimate, open, warm and connected, flourishing with words, colours and music. Remembering and Paying respect to the souls, who perished and those, who have suffered, survived and have been struggling to heal and rebuild their lives, in the Grenfell Tower Fire, the VI London Poetry Festival 2017, begun again, being a platform for celebrations of poetry, music and art at the beautiful St John's Church in Notting Hill on Saturday, October 14 in the the evening. Two evenings, Saturday and Sunday, October 14-15, were simply a joyful occasion, that everyone, who joined in will remember: the word, the sound, the colour, the light, the joy in the candle light. Lit is the word of light. Readmore

Kerry Schleifer: The VI London Poetry Festival 2017 Artist in Residence at the Festival
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The University of Firefly in Mosul: The Humanion Calls on the World Community of All Learning Institutions to Send Mosul a Firefly-Gift to Help Rebuild Their University of Firefly to Burn on in the Dark to Illumine Once Again

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

|| October 20: 2017: University of Exeter News || ά. This news is from the University of Exeter, from where the University academics have gathered hundreds of books, that are now being donated to the academics trying to rebuild the University of Mosul in Iraq. Daesh ransacked the university’s library when they took control of Mosul three years ago and destroyed thousands of books and manuscripts. That's always the way, in which the forces of evil always follow: they go and try to smash 'the candle', the only source of light to illumine the dark. Now lecturers in the city of Mosul are hoping to reopen their university. To support them around 600 Arabic textbooks belonging to the University of Exeter will be donated as a gift to the people of Mosul.

The unused books, which are about a variety of topics, including, literature, history, culture and politics, should reach Iraq later this autumn. Mosul’s libraries, including, those at the university, used to house valuable and rare manuscripts. The University of Mosul is Iraq’s second largest university and used to have around 30,000 students. The Humanion invites the entire world's learning community of all learning institutions to send a 'fire-fly' gift, of any learning item, books, manuscripts, maps, objects, equipment, computers, laptops, copies of old theses, dissertations, lecture notes, plans and tapes, videos, text books of all subjects, even if they are in English for they must use a lot of these English texts as reference sources, any other objects, that are used at University learning facilities. And Dear Reader, please, pass on this invite to as many as you can, for against a rampant and raging darkness, must we do all to add 'our little flicker' of the light to that 'firefly', striving to get stronger and brighter to reach and illumine wider, deeper and further. Readmore