Archive for February, 2023

Hundreds of Children Trafficked From Home Office Hotel

Hundreds of Children Trafficked From Home Office Hotel

Hundreds of children have been kidnapped from a hotel run by the Home Office, it has been revealed.  A report published by the Observer revealed that asylum-seeking children have been kidnapped by gangs in Brighton, and this is not the first time children have been snatched from a Home Office hotel. A whistleblower, who works for Home Office contractor Mitie[Read More…]

Scientists Create Artificial Mouse Babies

Scientists Create Artificial Mouse Babies

A new discovery has allowed scientists to create artificial babies without eggs, sperm or a womb. For the first time, scientists have created a mouse embryo using only stem cells and a rotating flask of nutrients. Researchers mixed three types of mouse embryonic stem cells, known as embryoids that replicate the first 8.5 days of the animals’ development. These stem[Read More…]

Taste The Toxins: Titanium Dioxide in Skittles Sparks Lawsuit

Taste The Toxins: Titanium Dioxide in Skittles Sparks Lawsuit

Most people understand that too many sweet treats are bad for our health, but few people expect titanium dioxide to be present in the food we eat. Unfortunately, this is exactly what you will be consuming if you are a fan of the famous, rainbow-coloured skittles.  A lawsuit filed in California alleges that Mars, the manufacturer of the sweets, deliberately[Read More…]

Scientist Jailed Over Gene-edited Babies

Scientist Jailed Over Gene-edited Babies

A Chinese scientist has been jailed after creating the world’s first gene-edited babies.  Chinese authorities jailed He Jiankui for his experiment on human embryos after the three genetically modified girls were born. His arrest sparked calls to protect the world’s first gene-edited babies.   Qiu Renzong, from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing, and Lei Ruipeng at Huazhong University[Read More…]