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Research Last Updated: Feb 28, 2020 - 12:02:26 PM


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Redefining Neuroweapons: Emerging Capabilities In Neuroscience And Neurotechnology
As global conflicts assume increasingly asymmetric and “gray zone” forms, the ability to employ current and newly developing techniques and tools of neurocognitive science to manipulate human thought and behavior must be viewed as a present and increasing challenge

Feb 4, 2020 - 11:15:02 AM

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Climate Change Stimulates Locust Plague
Emergence of desert locust swarms during torrential rains after severe droughts exhibits implicit link between locust infestation and climate change

Feb 3, 2020 - 10:07:05 AM

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Nigeria has given a new GM cowpea variety the go ahead. Why it matters
Late last year the world’s first genetically modified (GM) cowpea was registered and approved for release to smallholder farmers in Nigeria. The new variety carries a microbial insecticidal gene making it resistant to a major pest that affects this cr

Feb 1, 2020 - 1:42:49 PM

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Black Abolitionists Believed in Taking Up Arms
Long before the Civil War, black abolitionists shared the consensus that violence would be necessary to end slavery. Unlike their white peers, their arguments were about when and how to use political violence, not if.

Jan 29, 2020 - 12:25:25 PM

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The Girl Who Took On the British Empire
Esther Cailingold was disillusioned with the British Empire’s treatment of Jews after the Holocaust. So she joined the Jewish resistance in Palestine.

Jan 29, 2020 - 12:06:48 PM



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