Toni Waterman spoke with Unilever’s chief scientist at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, to learn how they’re using AI to better understand the body’s microbiome and changing the beauty industry.
Stock markets across the world continued to suffer aftershocks this Tuesday following the dramatic collapse of two U.S. banks. U.S. authorities seemed to have stemmed some of the panics by covering customer deposits and any banks running into liquidity problems. But there are now urgent […]
Venezuelan migrants have become of the largest displacement crises in the world. This population faces many challenges including discrimination, often in the workplace and even on the streets. While the Colombian government provides social support programs for migrants, private businesses are taking an extra step […]
To learn about another culture, nothing beats an immersive experience. That’s what one program in Brazil is offering – to cultivate a new-found appreciation for the country’s Indigenous communities. It comes as serious Indigenous issues are being brought to light – like the hunger crisis […]
As climate change worsens drought conditions in many areas around the world, communities are struggling to adapt. But when the most basic access to water supplies is disrupted or disappears – everyday life becomes a challenge. It’s a scenario playing out in one small community […]
The fallout continues following the deadly beating of Tyre Nichols by police officers in Memphis earlier this year. Earlier this week, a court ordered a delay of the release of further video of the beating until the state and the defendants had reviewed the […]
A quirky sci-fi movie centered around a Chinese immigrant family became the most prized production in this year’s Academy Awards. “Everything Everywhere All At Once” won seven Oscars in the categories of best picture, director, original screenplay, lead actress, supporting actress, supporting actor, and editing. […]
A rare violin crafted in 1731 will be going on auction in New York this month and is expected to fetch over $10 million dollars. Once part of the private collection of a Chinese businessman in the city, auctioneers say the piece has piqued the […]
Weather researchers say the U.S. state of Florida is at the center of climate change. One official says Florida is “uniquely at risk” particularly when it comes to extreme weather events.” The subject of preparedness for powerful hurricanes has been an important topic at […]
The U.S. is struggling with a shortage of trained electricians. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be around 80,000 job openings for electricians every year until 2031. The shortage could get in the way of the country reaching its sustainability goals. […]
It’s been 12 years since an earthquake and a tsunami damaged cooling systems at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, causing three reactors to melt and release large amounts of radiation. As part of Japan’s decommissioning strategy, the nuclear plant will be discharging treated radioactive […]
Thousands of technology companies are facing financial uncertainty following the second biggest bank failure in U.S. history. The U.S. federal government says it’s “considering a wide range of available options” as it also aims to avoid a domino effect in the rest of the […]
Thousands of technology companies are facing financial uncertainty after the failure of America’s 16th largest bank. The U.S. federal government on Friday assumed control of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and its billions of dollars in customer deposits, temporarily shutting all branches and freezing withdrawals. […]
One year ago Saturday, leftist Gabriel Boric was sworn into office as president of Chile. At the age of 36, he was the youngest leader ever to take the helm of his nation. He rode a wave of optimism, that his election would bring […]
Nearly seven million deaths. Three quarters of a billion infections. Countless lives upended. In the three years since the World Health Organization classified COVID-19 as a pandemic the whole world has been impacted.
The ninth Palestine Marathon was held Friday, March 10, with a route that must be run twice, all because of a 30-foot wall that obstructs the path of the runners. The wall is part of a 700-kilometer (435 miles) barrier that cuts deep into traditional […]
Brazil’s railway industry is hoping to secure private capital to improve future railway development after changes were made in the regulatory framework governing investment and operations of railways. Find out more.
Cigar lovers gathered in Havana after a three-year absence due to the coronavirus pandemic to enjoy the 23rd International Habano Cigar Festival. The event included visits to famous tobacco leaf plantations, cigar-rolling factories, Habano cigar events and other activities.
Venezuela is marking the 10th anniversary of the death of its former President Hugo Chávez on March 5. The socialist leader, who was 58 when he died of cancer, remains a consequential, and polarizing, figure in his country.
Florida’s Governor Ron DeSantis has thrown the latest punch in his ongoing battle with entertainment giant Disney. New rules strip the company’s self-governing status in the state. This follows the controversy that erupted last year over Disney’s opposition to the governor’s move to quash […]
China is competing to become a semiconductor powerhouse as it shifts its economy away from low-end to high-end manufacturing. Chip and semiconductor issues are creating fresh tensions between the U.S. and China.
In the wake of renewed tensions between the U.S. and China, Chinese and American companies are adjusting their delivery strategies. Mexico has looked at how it can set up more business opportunities with Mexico. Here’s more.
The U.S. policy towards China in the last 12 months has been a lesson in rhetoric versus reality. While Washington said repeatedly that it wants to work with China, the reality was tightening export controls, ongoing trade tariffs, and a perceived softening of the One […]
Trade and investment between China and Latin America have increased exponentially over the last couple of decades. And along with that, China’s seen a growing influence in the region. CGTN’s Paulo Cabral, has our report from Brazil. For more, check out our exclusive content on […]
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