Eight-year-old Eros trots through the streets of this hilly city several times a day with a straw basket in his jaws, taking vegetables, fruit and packaged foods to customers of the El Porvenir mini-market. The chocolate Labrador retriever is paid with treats and massages of his furry head. … [Read more...] about Dog in Colombia turns into essential worker, helps people by making deliveries
Lucrecia Hernandez, lecturer attorney and director of the social organization SURES, told the webinar that racism as a state policy and a structural policy has long been rooted since the founding of the United States, and the idea of white supremacy has fueled two centuries of racial violence. … [Read more...] about Experts holds webinar on racism, social discrimination in US
Chen called for enhanced global cooperation in fighting the pandemic in four main areas -- tracking and detecting the virus, timely reporting to international organizations, sharing scientific information, and sharing experience in COVID-19 prevention and control. … [Read more...] about Xinhua Headlines: Six months on, why is COVID-19 still raging worldwide?
According to sciencenews.org, “Ideas about how remote Polynesia came to be populated have long inspired scientific debate. Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl’s 1947 Kon-Tiki expedition tested his idea that South American seafarers settled the Pacific islands, including Rapa Nui, showing that it was possible to drift by wooden raft from about 129 kilometers off Peru’s coast to Polynesia. But most scholars at that time assumed Asians had voyaged east as early as around 3,500 years ago to relatively close-by western Polynesia, eventually populating eastern Polynesia by around 1,000 years ago without having any contacts with people from South America.” … [Read more...] about Polynesians and South American people shared DNA 800 years ago
The supplies, consisting of 30,000 surgical masks, 2,000 disposable medical masks, 2,000 protective suits, and two ventilators, will arrive in Beijing later on Thursday. The batch will then be transferred to Oromia as soon as possible to help with the fight against COVID-19, according to Ningxia's foreign affairs office. … [Read more...] about China’s Ningxia donates medical supplies to Ethiopia