The world’s accountants must put the climate crisis at the forefront of their work to spur global companies to adopt green policies and help prepare them for the risks, according to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and other industry groups.
Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a low-cost, portable optical coherence tomography (OCT) scanner that promises to bring the vision-saving technology to underserved regions throughout the United States and abroad.
Millions of Muslims in Iran and other countries will take to the streets on Friday to show their solidarity with Palestinians and condemn Israel’s decades-long occupation of Palestinian territories and its atrocities against the oppressed people.
Rates of caesarean section births almost doubled between 2000 and 2015 — from 12 to 21 percent worldwide — new research has found, with the life-saving surgery unavailable to many women in poor countries while often over-used in richer ones.
Though more countries are taking action, still nine out of ten people worldwide are breathing air containing high levels of pollutants, with an estimated death toll of seven million every year caused by outdoor and household air pollution, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned.