"These programs represent a new and controversial approach to leveraging the natural world-one that militarizes the environment. The technologies that emerge will not only be a big deal for the innovations they will bring, but also for the legal and ethical lines they may cross. It's possible DARPA's work is bending the entire field of synthetic biology toward military applications," he wrote. … [Read more...] about US Military Investing $100Mln in Genetic Extinction Technologies – Reports
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Robert De Niro will be playing the role of William Hale in Killers of the Flower Moon. This isn't the first time he's worked with DiCaprio, with both having appeared in the 1993 drama This Boy's Life, where DeNiro played DiCaprio's abusive stepfather. This will be the first feature-length Scorsese movie to feature both actors in a prominent role. They have appeared together before in a commercial directed by Scorsese. … [Read more...] about De Niro Joins Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon, Shooting Begins Spring 2020
‘Lowflation’ The headline figure was in line with the consensus forecast in a poll of economists by Reuters. But some had been expecting cheaper fuel to nudge inflation down to -0.1% or even -0.2% , marking a return to the negative territory hit in April this year when prices fell for the first time in more than 50 years. … [Read more...] about Fuel price plunge pulls UK inflation back to 0%
Strickland acknowledges that the rostering error has been a “different” challenge, one that Ryanair cannot allow to continue for long. But he backs the company and its boss to come out the other side in good shape. “They’re such a determined bunch of people, and have such big profits, that I think they’ll invest resources and there won’t be a repeat.” … [Read more...] about Cancellations and staffing crises – is Ryanair losing height at last?