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April 26, 2017
DRAGON SPACE
Are human space babies conceivable?



Beijing (XNA) Apr 23, 2017
As astronauts continue to break records for time spent in space and manned Mars exploration is under discussion, scientists in China have begun a groundbreaking study to determine if humans can reproduce in space. Scientists will for the first time conduct an experiment to induce the differentiation of human embryonic stem cells into germ cells on China's first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1. The experiment aims to study the effects of the space environment on human reproduction, beginning wit ... read more

SPACE MEDICINE
Scientists to test medicine for bone loss on Tianzhou-1
Beijing (XNA) Apr 23, 2017
Scientists will test a medicine to treat bone loss during the maiden voyage of China's first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1. The medicine has been specially developed for astronauts, but they hope it w ... more
SPACE MEDICINE
Chinese space scientists study human organs in space
Beijing (XNA) Apr 23, 2017
Scientists around the world are looking for the "keys" to enable humans to regrow tissues or organs lost due to illness or injury, just like gecko can regrow a tail. Their quest now extends into spa ... more
DRAGON SPACE
China's first cargo spacecraft docks with space lab
Beijing (AFP) April 22, 2017
China's first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, successfully completed docking with an orbiting space lab on Saturday, the Beijing Aerospace Control Center said. ... more
MOON DAILY
Swedish Institute of Space Physics goes back to the Moon
Stockholm, Sweden (SPX) Apr 23, 2017
On April 7, the Swedish Institute of Space Physics successfully delivered the flight model of the Advanced Small Analyzer for Neutrals (ASAN) instrument to the National Space Science Center of the C ... more
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MISSILE DEFENSE
US missile defence equipment reaches S.Korea site
Seoul (AFP) April 26, 2017
US troops began delivering a missile defence system that has infuriated China to a deployment site in South Korea Wednesday, amid heightened tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions. ... more
NUKEWARS
S.Korea tourist numbers plummet in China boycott
Seoul (AFP) April 25, 2017
South Korea's tourist industry has been hammered by China's boycott over the deployment of US missile defence system, with visitor numbers from the Asian giant plummeting 40 percent in March, statistics showed. ... more
NUKEWARS
Iran nuclear deal under review as uncertainty grows
Vienna (AFP) April 25, 2017
Iran and major powers met Tuesday in Vienna to review adherence to their 2015 nuclear deal as uncertainty grows about the landmark accord's future under US President Donald Trump. ... more
NUKEWARS
China slashes N. Korea imports, holds exports steady
Beijing (AFP) April 25, 2017
Chinese imports from North Korea fell 35 percent month-on-month in March, according to official figures released Tuesday, after Beijing suspended coal purchases to punish its nuclear-armed neighbour for missile tests. ... more
NUKEWARS
Xi urges 'restraint' over N. Korea as US carrier approaches
Beijing (AFP) April 24, 2017
Chinese President Xi Jinping urged "restraint" over North Korea in a phone call with Donald Trump Monday, as Japan joined exercises with an American supercarrier heading to the Korean peninsula. ... more
FLOATING STEEL
Thai junta defends 'cheap' $393 mn Chinese sub purchase
Bangkok (AFP) April 25, 2017
The Thai junta on Tuesday defended $393 million earmarked for a Chinese submarine, batting back criticism of the secrecy of the deal, its cost and the questionable utility of the warship. ... more


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In call with Trump, Xi urges 'restraint' on N. Korea: govt
Beijing (AFP) April 24, 2017
Chinese President Xi Jinping urged "restraint" on North Korea during a phone call Monday with US President Donald Trump, days before an American supercarrier is due to arrive in the Korean Peninsula. ... more
NUKEWARS
China urges Korea peninsula denuclearisation
Athens (AFP) April 23, 2017
China's foreign minister called Sunday for the complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula amid rising tension over North Korea's missile and nuclear programmes. ... more
NUKEWARS
That's what Xi said: S.Korea outrage over Trump's China comment
Seoul (AFP) April 22, 2017
Buffeted by the currents of diplomacy, South Korea is sometimes described as a "shrimp between two whales", and US president Donald Trump has touched nerves with remarks that the peninsula "used to be part of China". ... more
SINO DAILY
Trial of China human rights lawyer delayed: supporters
Changsha, China (AFP) April 25, 2017
A Chinese court indefinitely postponed the trial of a prominent human rights lawyer on Tuesday, his supporters said, in a case that has sparked international concern after allegations he was tortured. ... more

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Are human space babies conceivable?
Beijing (XNA) Apr 23, 2017
As astronauts continue to break records for time spent in space and manned Mars exploration is under discussion, scientists in China have begun a groundbreaking study to determine if humans can reproduce in space. Scientists will for the first time conduct an experiment to induce the differentiation of human embryonic stem cells into germ cells on China's first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1 ... more
Beijing (AFP) April 22, 2017
China's first cargo spacecraft docks with space lab
Wenchang, China (AFP) April 20, 2017
China launches first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1
Wenchang, China (Sputnik) Apr 21, 2017
Tianzhou-1 space truck soars into orbit
Canada's Trudeau says will stand up to Trump on trade
Ottawa (AFP) April 25, 2017
Canada will respond firmly to Donald Trump, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday after the United States announced new tariffs on its softwood and vowed to also target Canadian milk. "I'm polite, but I'm also very firm in defending Canada's interests," Trudeau said in an interview with broadcaster CTV. After targeting Canadian lumber Monday, the US president threatened retaliation ... more
Tokyo (AFP) April 20, 2017
Japan's exports jump in March
Juigalpa, Nicaragua (AFP) April 23, 2017
Police block farmers' protest against planned Nicaragua canal
Washington (AFP) April 20, 2017
Trump invokes national security to probe US steel imports
US sends stealth fighters to Russia's backyard for NATO drills
Amari, Estonia (AFP) April 25, 2017
Two of the US Air Force's most advanced warplanes, F-35 stealth fighters, landed for the first time in Estonia on Tuesday for exercises in the small NATO state amid tensions with neighbouring Russia. The move was seen by Estonian defence officials as a gesture underscoring Washington's commitment to its NATO partners. Rhetoric by US President Donald Trump, who called NATO "obsolete" shor ... more
Stockholm (AFP) April 23, 2017
Russia boosts military spending despite sanctions: study
Washington (AFP) April 24, 2017
Russia flies multiple bomber missions near Alaska: Pentagon
Tokyo (AFP) April 23, 2017
US warship in west Pacific for Japan navy drills
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Andra continues Areva contract to operate its Aube Surface Disposal Facility
Paris, France (SPX) Apr 21, 2017
AREVA, represented by its subsidiary STMI, has won the call for tenders to provide its services as industrial operator of the French National Agency for Radioactive Waste Management's Aube surface disposal facility. The contract, worth several million euros, covers the period from 2017 to 2022. As industrial operator of the site, AREVA's main responsibilities will be: + Acceptance, i ... more
Oak Ridge TN (SPX) Apr 19, 2017
The critical importance of Predictive Power when building NPPs
Washington DC (SPX) Apr 13, 2017
AREVA NP Signs Contract for Outage Services at Farley Nuclear Generating Station
Paris, France (SPX) Apr 12, 2017
AREVA and KAZATOMPROM sign a strategic agreement
Denmark says Russia hacked defence ministry emails
Stockholm (AFP) April 24, 2017
Denmark on Monday denounced Moscow's "aggressive" behaviour after a report accused Russian hackers of infiltrating the defence ministry's email accounts. "This is part of a continuing war from the Russian side in this field, where we are seeing a very aggressive Russia," Defence Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen told Danish news agency Ritzau. A report published Sunday by the Centre for C ... more
Washington DC (SPX) Apr 13, 2017
Baking Hack Resistance Directly into Hardware
London (AFP) April 4, 2017
Web pioneer slams UK, US calls to weaken encryption
Berlin (AFP) March 31, 2017
German military to launch cyber command
Andra continues Areva contract to operate its Aube Surface Disposal Facility
Paris, France (SPX) Apr 21, 2017
AREVA, represented by its subsidiary STMI, has won the call for tenders to provide its services as industrial operator of the French National Agency for Radioactive Waste Management's Aube surface disposal facility. The contract, worth several million euros, covers the period from 2017 to 2022. As industrial operator of the site, AREVA's main responsibilities will be: + Acceptance, i ... more
Oak Ridge TN (SPX) Apr 19, 2017
The critical importance of Predictive Power when building NPPs
Washington DC (SPX) Apr 13, 2017
AREVA NP Signs Contract for Outage Services at Farley Nuclear Generating Station
Paris, France (SPX) Apr 12, 2017
AREVA and KAZATOMPROM sign a strategic agreement
Norwegian company envisions wind energy role for oil production
Washington (UPI) Apr 19, 2017
A Norwegian energy company said it was moving to the next phase of testing for a project that would use wind power to facilitate offshore oil production. DNV GL is leading a joint research project that includes the Norwegian Research Council, the regional subsidiary of Italian energy company ENI and U.S. supermajor Exxon Mobil as its partners. The partnership is testing whether or not w ... more
Washington (UPI) Apr 18, 2017
Oklahoma to end tax credits for wind energy
Washington (UPI) Apr 11, 2017
German power company examining new wind energy options.
Washington (UPI) Apr 6, 2017
Canada sees emerging role for wind energy
MILSATCOM 2017 - 26/27 April, 2017 Colorado Springs
Indian Space Agency Comes Up With an App Indicating Solar Power Potential
New Delhi (Sputnik) Apr 26, 2017
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has developed an Android app that will show the solar potential of a given location in any part of the country. The app was developed to support the clean energy target of generating 175,000 MW power through non-fossil fuel energy. The computation of solar energy potential is essential for selecting locations for solar photovoltaic (PV) thermal ... more
London, UK (SPX) Apr 26, 2017
Ancala and Anesco deploy large scale battery at UK solar farm
Orlando FL (SPX) Apr 26, 2017
Scientist invents way to trigger artificial photosynthesis to clean air
Golden CO (SPX) Apr 26, 2017
Experts outline pathway for generating up to 10 terawatts of power from sunlight by 2030
Electric Boat selected for $95.6 million ballistic missile tube contract
Washington (UPI) Apr 24, 2017
The U.S. Navy announced it is moving forward with it's Ohio Replacement Program, designed to replace the venerable Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine. A key part of the program includes the missile compartment project, which the Electric Boat Corporation of Groton, Conn., secured in a contract worth $95.6 million to produce 17 ballistic missile tubes, according to the Department of ... more
Seoul (AFP) April 26, 2017
N. Korea hails 'largest ever' firing drill
Seoul (AFP) April 25, 2017
S.Korea tourist numbers plummet in China boycott
Athens (AFP) April 23, 2017
China urges Korea peninsula denuclearisation
Human 2 Mars Conference May 9-11 2017 - Washington DC
Canadian army to modernize training simulation system
Washington (UPI) Apr 21, 2017
Canada has tapped Cubic Global Defense to upgrade the Department of National Defense's Data Communications Network and Exercise Control Center. Under the $4.5 million contract, the software used by the DCN and EXCON center for the Canadian Weapons Effect Simulation system, or CWES, at the Canadian Maneuver Training Center in Wainwright, Alberta, will be upgraded. DCN and EXCON hardware ... more
Washington (UPI) Apr 20, 2017
Field trials underway for Russia's next-generation battle tank
Washington (UPI) Apr 20, 2017
Australia receives new Hercules armored recovery vehicles
Washington (UPI) Apr 19, 2017
Leidos to provide TUAS support for U.S. Army
Dutch court jails Charles Taylor arms-supplier for 19 years
The Hague (AFP) April 21, 2017
A Dutch court on Friday sentenced a businessman to 19 years in prison for arms trafficking and aiding war crimes in Liberia and Guinea by armed forces of ex-Liberian leader Charles Taylor. Guus Kouwenhoven, 74, was found guilty of delivering weapons to Taylor's regime between 2000 and 2003 in return for preferential treatment and lucrative contracts for his logging business, in violation of ... more
Ottawa (AFP) April 13, 2017
Canada moves to join treaty curbing foreign arms sales
New Delhi (AFP) April 7, 2017
India inks weapons deal worth nearly $2 bn with Israel
Washington (UPI) Apr 6, 2017
U.S. lawmakers push for Pentagon reforms
InterDrone 2017 Las Vegas - Sept 6-8
Human prejudices sneak into artificial intelligence systems
Princeton NJ (SPX) Apr 19, 2017
In debates over the future of artificial intelligence, many experts think of the new systems as coldly logical and objectively rational. But in a new study, researchers have demonstrated how machines can be reflections of us, their creators, in potentially problematic ways. Common machine learning programs, when trained with ordinary human language available online, can acquire cultural bi ... more
El Segundo CA (SPX) Apr 12, 2017
Brane Craft Proposal Awarded Phase 2 by NASA
Washington (UPI) Apr 11, 2017
Lockheed Martin gets license for military exoskeleton tech
Washington (AFP) April 6, 2017
Facebook launches digital assistant 'M' in US
Mystery of the missing mercury at the Great Salt Lake
Salt Lake City UT (SPX) Apr 26, 2017
Around 2010, the deep waters of Utah's Great Salt Lake contained high levels of toxic methylmercury. Mercury measurements in waterfowl surrounding the lake led to a rare human consumption advisory for ducks. But by 2015, 90 percent of the deep mercury was gone. The disappearance of the mercury was not due to aggressive environmental policies or a wide-ranging cleanup effort. Instead, it's ... more
London (AFP) April 24, 2017
UK could face legal battle over air pollution delay
Paris (ESA) Apr 18, 2017
ESA helps faster cleaner shipping
Colombo (AFP) April 21, 2017
Sri Lanka bans anti-garbage protests after dump disaster
Taiwan denies political asylum request from Chinese tourist
Taipei (AFP) April 19, 2017
Taiwan said Wednesday it has rejected a political asylum application from a Chinese tourist, reportedly an anti-corruption campaigner who has spent time in a mainland prison. Zhang Xiangzhong arrived on the island on April 12 for an eight-day holiday but left his tour group the next day. He was identified by local media and a human rights group as the same person who was part of a move ... more
Taipei (AFP) April 18, 2017
Taiwan reviews political asylum bid by Chinese tourist
Taipei (AFP) April 10, 2017
China bars wife of detained Taiwan activist from visiting
Taipei (AFP) April 7, 2017
Reporters Without Borders opens first Asia office in Taiwan
Turkish strikes kill Kurdish fighters in Syria, Iraq
Al-Malikiyah, Syria (AFP) April 25, 2017
Turkish warplanes killed more than two dozen Kurdish fighters Tuesday in strikes in Syria and Iraq, where the Kurds are key players in the battle against the Islamic State group. Turkey said it had carried out the strikes against "terrorist havens", vowing to continue acting against groups it links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). In northeast Syria, strikes targeting the ... more
Washington (AFP) April 25, 2017
Toll now 144 in Taliban attack on Afghan base: US official
Kabul (AFP) April 24, 2017
Pentagon chief warns of 'tough year' for Afghanistan
Kabul (AFP) April 24, 2017
Afghan defence minister, army chief resign after Taliban attack


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