英文新聞Children in Palestine and Israel continue to suffer as international law is routinely ignoredAmong the hundreds already dead in the latest hostilities between Israel and Hamas, very many are children. And despite the killing of children being invoked by both sides as evidence of their enemy’s brutality, the death toll will no doubt continue to rise.
英文新聞Generative AI is forcing people to rethink what it means to be authenticIf it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, people now need to pause and wonder whether it actually hatched from an egg.
英文新聞#MeToo on TikTok: Teens use viral trend to speak out about their sexual harassment experiencesA recent TikTok video that has been liked by almost half a million people encourages girls to record themselves putting one finger down for every time they have been sent unsolicited dick pics, begged for nudes, catcalled, repeatedly asked out after already saying no, and forced to do something sexual when they didn’t want to.
英文新聞What are HeLa cells? A cancer biologist explainsIn an amazing twist of fate, the aggressive cervical cancer tumor that killed Henrietta Lacks, a 31-year old African American mother, became an essential tool that helped the biomedical field flourish in the 20th century.
英文新聞International law doesn't protect people fleeing environmental disaster – here's how it couldResearchers have tried for decades to find a relevant legal status for people forced to flee their homes as a result of floods, droughts and storms – calamities which climate change promises to make more severe and commonplace – as well as appropriate laws which might ensure their protection. But climate migrants are sometimes forgotten among the various flows of people seeking asylum.
英文新聞Beyond spy balloons: here are 7 kinds of intelligence spies want, and how they get itThe news of a so-called "Chinese spy balloon" being shot down over the US has reignited interest in how nation-states spy on one another.
英文新聞What is a goblin?The 2022 word of the year from the folks at the Oxford English Dictionary is “goblin mode”. Voted by the public and coming in at 93%, “goblin mode” – a phrase, rather than a word, to be precise – expresses a state of being or mindset.
英文新聞How to talk to children about the invasion of Ukraine, and why those conversations are importantIf you are a parent, grandparent, teacher or educator, you may ask yourself: Should I talk to kids about Russian-Ukrainian war? It can be hard to know whether or not to discuss these issues with our children, and if we do, how should we go about doing it?