Democrats Win Key US Senate Runoff With Second Georgia Race Too Close to Call

Control of the U.S. Senate hung in the balance Wednesday with the result of one of two runoff elections in the southern state of Georgia still too close to call. Democrats moved closer to regaining control of the chamber with the Rev. Raphael Warnock’s projected defeat of Sen. Kelly Loeffler in one of Tuesday’s elections. […]

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Won’t Attend Biden’s Inauguration

ATLANDA, GA. – Former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter will not attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. It marks the first time the couple, 96 and 93, will have missed the ceremonies since Carter was sworn in as the 39th president in 1977. A spokeswoman at The Carter Center in Atlanta said […]

New Tsetse Sorting Technology Leads to More Efficient Pest Control

Fighting the tsetse fly using irradiation involves rearing and then releasing in the environment sterile male flies to mate with wild females producing no offspring, reducing the population over time. But sorting thousands of male flies from females every week, which is done by hand, is a tedious process. A new technique and machine – […]

UNHCR relocates victims of Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict to new site in Sudan

A second refugee camp has opened in Sudan for people fleeing violence in Ethiopia’s Tigray region carrying “little more than the clothes on their backs”, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR), said on Tuesday. Nearly 600 people have been taken to Tunaydbah camp in Sudan’s Gedaref State, according to the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, after nearly two months of […]

Religious Leaders Urge Christians to Work Together for Peace

Addis Ababa  Religious leaders have called on Christians across the country to work for peace besides supporting one another during the celebration of the Ethiopian Christmas which will be celebrated tomorrow. The leaders have wished the faithful Merry Christmas. Ethiopian Orthodox Church Patriarch, His Holiness Abune Mathias said the holiday is a time to visit the sick and […]

Germany’s BfArM Joins SNOMED International for Nationwide Use of SNOMED CT

LONDON, Jan. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Germany’s Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) has announced their membership in SNOMED International for national use of SNOMED CT from the beginning of January 2021. SNOMED CT, the world’s most comprehensive clinical terminology and a recognized critical element for the electronic exchange of health data, […]

LeddarTech Announces the Appointment of Carl-Peter Forster to Its Board of Directors

QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech®, a global leader in Level 1-5 ADAS and AD sensing technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Carl-Peter Forster to the Board of Directors, which further enhances the diversity and experience of the Board. Carl-Peter Forster holds a degree in economics from Bonn University and […]