Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Toronto's Bata Shoe Museum Explores Footwear in the Age of Enlightenment in New 18th Century Exhibition


TORONTO, Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - The Bata Shoe Museum is excited to announce the opening of its newest exhibition, The Great Divide: Footwear in the Age of Enlightenment. The first of three exhibitions in the museum's 25th anniversary lineup, The Great Divide explores several timely issues from gender and race to imperialism and colonization.

Monday, November 30, 2020

Okayama University research: Friend to Foe--When Harmless Bacteria Turn Toxic


OKAYAMA, Japan, Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In a study recently published in PLoS Pathogens, researchers at Okayama University reveal novel mutations which transform bacteria into infectious bugs that are resistant to antibiotics.

Is Private Home Tuition Purist or Radical


In light of Tutors International's coverage in Vanity Fair, to what extent can private residential tuition be described as a purist approach to education, and to what extent is it in fact radical

Path to Sustainable Farming


LONDON, 30 November 2020 /PRNewswire Policy/ --

Environment Secretary, George Eustice unveils plans for the agricultural transition period at an Oxford Farming Conference bitesize session today

It is a real privilege to be here today to launch our Agricultural Transition Plan.

November interim findings from COVID-19 transmission study published


LONDON, 30 November 2020 /PRNewswire Policy/ --

Over 105,000 volunteers tested in England in latest significant study into coronavirus (COVID-19) by Imperial College London and Ipsos MORI.

- Interim findings show a 30% fall in infections nationally between 13 and 24 November, with 96 people per 10,000 infected

- New tiering system will be crucial to safeguarding these gains, bringing down infections further and keeping infection rates low

Smart Cities: Nothing New Under the Sun, Says IDTechEx


BOSTON, Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Check out those images of the city of the future and most of them simply combine New York with the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. The electric vehicles are a rerun of what happened in 1880. Certainly, trillions of dollars are committed to smart cities but Jericho did not come cheap 12,000 years ago.

Meeting British citizens across Italy

ROME, 30 November 2020 /PRNewswire Policy/ --

The British Embassy in Rome is holding meetings across Italy to update British citizens working and living in the country.

The pandemic is fuelling slavery and sexual exploitation, UN experts warn

NEW YORK, 30 November 2020 /PRNewswire Policy/ -- There was a direct link between the pandemic, socio-economic vulnerability and the risk of exploitation, they said. Exploitation could mean forced labour, including the worst forms of child labour, or being sold, trafficked and sexually

The race to zero emissions, and why the world depends on it

NEW YORK, 30 November 2020 /PRNewswire Policy/ -- What is net zero and why is it important?

Put simply, net zero means we are not adding new emissions to the atmosphere. Emissions will continue, but will be balanced by absorbing an equivalent amount from the atmosphere.

Monday, May 25, 2009