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New Organisms Have Been Formed Using The First Ever 6-Letter Genetic Code

This could be the beginning of a whole new life form.<p>Scientists have engineered the first ever 'semi-synthetic' organisms, by breeding <i>E. coli</i> …

Welcome to the age of anger | Pankaj Mishra

The seismic events of 2016 have revealed a world in chaos – and one that old ideas of liberal rationalism can no longer explain<p>The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States is the biggest political earthquake of our times, and its reverberations are inescapably global. It has fully …

Political Science

How Much Longer Can Venezuela Go On Like This?

Large numbers of citizens want to oust President Nicolas Maduro. But he commands the loyalty of many men with guns.<p>When Nicolas Maduro won a much-contested election to become president of Venezuela in 2013, he sought to ape his predecessor, the late Hugo Chavez. Perhaps by channeling Chavez’s …

Venezuela

Syria and the Cycle of American Intervention

Washington's zeal for humanitarian action ebbs and flows. And many are dying as a result.<p>To revisit the U.N.’s anointing of Aleppo as a World Heritage Site is a haunting exercise. The U.N. celebrated the city’s “13th-century citadel, 12th-century Great Mosque and various 17th-century madrasas, …

Middle East

American Dream Metamorphosis: The Fourth Fascist Reich Plan | New Eastern Outlook

The report you are about to read may leave you disquieted. Some of you may doubt the discoveries herein too, at least for a spell. However puzzled …

The Eurasian Economic Union – a New Power in the Asia-Pacific Region | New Eastern Outlook

The Free Trade Zone Agreement between the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV) and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) came into effect on October 5, …

Cambodia – a Thorny Path to Elections | New Eastern Outlook

Two years remain until the parliamentary elections in Cambodia. This is a really rather short period considering that the position of the current …

US Still Seeks Regime Change Across Asia | New Eastern Outlook

While the US could accurately be described as a global power in decline, the ambitions of prominent special interests at the center of its economic …

US Regime Change in Malaysia: Bersih 5 | New Eastern Outlook

Malaysia finds itself weathering yet another foreign-backed color revolution, with the color of choice being the “yellow shirts” of Bersih supporters.<p>…

Housing inequality is a failure to govern, and the market is not the answer | John Falzon

We need to change the way we think about housing. Like access to education and health, having a home is a human right<p>Inequality is not an accident. Nor is it an economic inevitability. It is a political choice.<p>The failure to fight inequality is a failure to govern. Government should be the chief …

Housing

Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings that are forcing a …

Globalization

What is Einstein's theory of relativity?

Albert Einstein’s theories of special and general relativity rule the field of classical physics.<p>Their effects can be seen in our everyday lives and …

30 Hilariously Accurate Comic Strips About Adult Life That’ll Make You Laugh At Your Sad Life

<b>"So no one told you life was gonna be this wayyy... *clap clap clap clap*!"</b><p>This isn't just the theme song to our beloved sitcom F.R.I.E.N.D.S, …

Comic Strips

15 perfect places for Americans to emigrate to

Back in November there was a spike in online searches by desperate Americans considering emigration following Donald Trump's shock election victory.<p>As the much-anticipated inauguration of America's 45th President takes place today, we share 15 tempting alternatives to US cities – from New York to …

Thousands Work Daily at Japan Nuclear Plant Selling No Power

More than 6,000 workers cycle through the world’s biggest nuclear plant every day to operate and maintain a facility that hasn’t sold a kilowatt of …

The 'ecosystem canaries' which act as warning signs of collapse

The success or failure of certain species can be used to predict the future health of an entire ecosystem, research says<p>The Earth’s biodiversity is under attack. We would need to travel back over 65 million years to find rates of species loss as high as we are witnessing today.<p>Conservation often …