2019-11-09 18:01:09| Business - International Herald Tribune
Indonesias mercury trade is intertwined with illegal gold mining around the world, leaving a legacy of thousands born with birth defects and half a million people poisoned.
2019-11-09 17:00:11| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
The tangled relationship between London banks and the EU is hard to fix in a trade deal, and the conflict could anger ToriesOne of the many contradictions in Boris Johnsons election prospectus is the plan to sign a free trade agreement with the EU by December 2020 and at the same time break free, by his own definition, of EU control.Its a contradiction that has, among other things, spurred Nigel Farage to threaten to field 600 candidates in the general election. Farage rightly says that the only way Johnson can sign a deal within a year is if he maintains the current alignment with the EU and all its rules. And if this is his plan, any chance of merrily signing free trade deals with other countries is sunk. Continue reading...
2019-11-07 14:59:29| digg
Using hyperprecise LiDAR data, a cartographer maps the river's bends and channels over time with mesmerizing results.
2019-11-07 14:16:03| digg
"You could be standing on one and not even know it," one volcanologist said.
2019-11-01 11:02:00| Engadget
How do you see something that's invisible? As reported by Space.com, a team of scientists has come up with a new way to spot dim black holes by looking at how they influence light given off by stars around them.
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