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Human health is intertwined with fossil fuel use
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Human health is intertwined with fossil fuel use

The title and leading message in a report published today in the medical journal The Lancet Countdown sums up what many public health experts around the world worry about: “Health at the Mercy of Fossil Fuels.” The report paints a grim picture ahead of next month’s 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 27). “People...

AI Predicts What Chemicals Will Smell like to a Human
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AI Predicts What Chemicals Will Smell like to a Human

Researchers have long known that the chemical structure of the molecules we inhale influences what we smell. But in most cases, no one can figure out exactly how. Scientists have deciphered a few specific rules that govern how the nose and brain perceive an airborne molecule based on its characteristics. It has become clear that...

Nose-picking primates help scientists understand human behaviour | World News
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Nose-picking primates help scientists understand human behaviour | World News

Nose-picking primates are helping scientists to understand the evolution and possible functional role of the behaviour in humans. For the first time researchers have recorded the aye-aye – a long-fingered lemur – inserting its longest finger up its nostrils and then licking its finger clean. So far 12 other primate species, including humans, have been...

World Cup 2022: Australia players criticise human rights record of hosts Qatar in video
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World Cup 2022: Australia players criticise human rights record of hosts Qatar in video

Former Brighton and Arsenal goalkeeper Mat Ryan features in the video Australia have released a collective statement against Qatar’s human rights record, becoming the first 2022 World Cup team to do so. The video message criticises the World Cup hosts’ treatment of migrant workers and LGBTQ+ people. Football Australia also released a statement saying the...

Australia becomes first World Cup team to criticise Qatar’s human rights record | World News
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Australia becomes first World Cup team to criticise Qatar’s human rights record | World News

Australia has become the first team to release a group statement criticising Qatar for its poor human rights record. Addressing the issue in a video, 16 players, including ex-Arsenal and Brighton goalkeeper Matt Ryan, took aim at the host nation’s treatment of migrant workers and the LGBTQ+ community. “There are universal values that should define...

Ancient Retroviruses Make Up 8% of Human Genome, Researchers Say
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Ancient Retroviruses Make Up 8% of Human Genome, Researchers Say

Like modern HIV, ancient human endogenous retroviruses (HERVs) had to insert their genetic material into their host’s genome to replicate. Possible sites of HML-2 expression. Image credit: Burn et al., doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3001826. Viruses insert their genomes into their hosts in the form of a provirus. There are around 30 different kinds of HERVs in people...

WATCH: Andy Ngo Speaks With Hungarian MP About Nation’s Strong Stance Against Medical Transitions, ‘Gender Propaganda’ for Minors | Human Events
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WATCH: Andy Ngo Speaks With Hungarian MP About Nation’s Strong Stance Against Medical Transitions, ‘Gender Propaganda’ for Minors | Human Events

On Tuesday, journalist Andy Ngo sat down with Balazs Orban, a Fidesz MP and political director for Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban, to discuss the nation’s hardline stance against medical transitions for minors and “gender propaganda” in schools. The vast majority of Hungarians made it clear via referendums that such things should not be made...

POSOBIEC: ‘Kudos’ to Penn State for Bringing in State Police to Crack Down on Violent Leftist Riot | Human Events
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POSOBIEC: ‘Kudos’ to Penn State for Bringing in State Police to Crack Down on Violent Leftist Riot | Human Events

Human Events Daily host Jack Posobiec gave ‘kudos’ to Pennsylvania State University for ‘having the cojones to call out the state police’ when protests against an event featuring right-wing comedian Alex Stein and Gavin McInnes turned violent. Hundreds of students assembled to protest the two men and the event was canceled. The University issued a statement on...