Latest Millennium Development Goals Stories
NEW YORK, Jan.
Despite gains, recent financial shortfalls and delays in the delivery of commodities have slowed progress, demonstrating the fragility of past success, according to findings of the World Health
Julianna Margulies, Gloria Reuben, and Mary Steenburgen deliver dramatic readings, Michael Feinstein and the cast of Broadway musical Fela! perform to celebrate EGPAF’s 25th anniversary and
A new report from the UN's Environment Program said that emissions of nitrous oxide could almost double by 2050 if preventative steps aren’t taken.
A new paper from members of the HEAL (Health & Ecosystems: Analysis of Linkages) consortium delineates a new branch of environmental health that focuses on the public health risks of human-caused changes to Earth's natural systems.
Statement of Charles Lyons, President and CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 19, 2013
According to a new study from the scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the location and intensity of rain is changing around the globe.
A new study links the ban of CFC gases mandated by the Montreal Protocol of 1987 to a slowdown in temperature increases since the mid 1990s.
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a lentivirus, causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) which is a condition in humans were the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections. Infection is transferred through bodily fluids where HIV is present as both free virus particles and within infected immune cells. The four most common routes of infection are unsafe sex, contaminated needles, breast milk, and transmission from an infected mother to her...
- In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.