When You Eat This Mini Robot, It Crawls Around Your Organs

Thanks;Erin Biba Published;05.24.195:10 AM ET Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty Doctors have lots of ways of seeing what’s going on inside your body, but none of them is really ideal. Pictures from the outside obviously don’t show everything. Colonoscopes are… uncomfortable and can only reach your lower intestine. And even modern, advanced PillCams, while…

Pope Francis compares abortion to ‘hiring a hitman’ as several US states attempt to restrict the procedure

Thanks;Akin Oyedele  Pope Francis has reiterated his stance against abortion, saying the procedure should not be carried out even when the fetus is deformed or gravely ill.  The Associated Press reported that Francis, the head of the Catholic church, was speaking Saturday at a Vatican-sponsored anti-abortion conference. He rhetorically asked his audience whether it was lawful to…

Supreme Court allows lawsuit over Apple’s iPhone apps to proceed

Thanks; Brent Kendall, Tripp Mickle Published: May 13, 2019 11:21 am ET The lawsuit claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court ruled Monday that consumers can proceed with an antitrust lawsuit challenging Apple Inc.’s AAPL-5.81%   exclusive control over the marketplace for iPhone apps, threatening the tech giant’s slice of…

Training for city leaders

Thanks;UN Habitat (zuzana.vuova@un.org) Published;MAY,17 Apply now to the Singapore – UN-HABITAT international capacity building programme: 26-30 August 2019 in Singapore Singapore and UN-HABITAT is organizing the 3rd edition of the International Leaders in Urban Governance Programme for Africa which will take place between 26-30 August 2019 in Singapore.  Mayors, governors, heads of metropolitan regions and provincial governments, decision-makers,…

Viewpoints: Anti-Abortion Activists Have Little Regard For Health Outcomes Of Women; Lessons On The Flaws Of Nutrition Research

Thanks; KHN Morning Briefing Published;April,24 The Washington Post: The Antiabortion Movement Has Taken On Extreme — And Unconstitutional — MeasuresPublic support for abortion rights is at its highest since the Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, with 67 percent of voters saying abortion should be legal in “all” or “most” cases.” At the same time,…

S. Korea aims to become No. 4 robotics player by 2023

Thanks; Shin Ji-hye Published; Mar 22, 2019 – 16:44  South Korea plans to turn the nation’s robotics technology into a 15 trillion-won ($13.3 billion) industry, with the aim of becoming the fourth-largest player in the world by 2023.  “Traditional manufacturing sectors can be transformed into future industries by making use of robots,” said President Moon Jae-in…

The Payment Industry Ecosystem: The trend towards digital payments and key players moving markets

Thanks;Jaime Toplin Published;Dec. 21, 2018, 11:44 AM Payments ecosystem 2019: Key players in payments value chain This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. The digitization of daily life is making phones and connected devices the preferred payment tools for consumers — preferences that are causing digital…

Phra Vajiramedhi recognised for his compassion

Thanks;The nation Published;November 16, 2018 01:00 Phra Vudhijaya Vajiramedhi, left, poses with Christian Schaake, from the Private Sector Partnership Services, and Kelly Clements, UN deputy high commissioner for refugees, after a ceremony in Geneva. THE UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) yesterday appointed highly respected Thai Buddhist monk, Phra Vudhijaya Vajiramedhi, and Princess Sara Zeid…