19 May 2022

Science and Education

With Roe in doubt, some fear tech surveillance of pregnancy (1)
By Maryclaire Dale - Associated Press - Wednesday, May 18, 2022 PHILADELPHIA (AP) - When Chandler Jones realized she was pregnant during her junior year of college, she turned to a trusted source for information and advice. Her cellphone. "I couldn't imagine before the internet, trying to navigate this," said Jones, 26, who graduated Tuesday from the University of Baltimore School of Law.
May 18, 2022 For wetland plants, sea-level rise stamps out benefits of higher carbon dioxide (2)
by Smithsonian Wetlands across the globe are in danger of drowning from rising seas. But for decades, scientists held out hope that another aspect of climate change- rising carbon dioxide (CO2)-could trigger extra plant growth, enabling coastal wetlands to grow fast enough to outpace sea-level rise.
Former UBD anthropology professor dies at 75 (1)
May 19, 2022 KUALA LUMPUR (BERNAMA) - Malaysian academician and social activist Dr Wan Zawawi Wan Ibrahim, 75, died yesterday following a heart attack. A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree holder from Monash University, Melbourne, Dr Wan Zawawi was a highly respected academic, who had spent years as an anthropology professor under several higher education institutions including Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD).
Schools to decide student hairstyles (1)
published : 19 May 2022 at 05:06 writer: Gary Boyle ORIGINAL SOURCE/WRITER: Mongkol Bangprapa Three members of the Bad Student movement hold placards calling for education reform and free hairstyles outside the office of the Narcotics Control Board on Wednesday.
Alaska House, Senate negotiators reach tentative budget deal (1)
BECKY BOHRER, Associated Press May 17, 2022Updated: May 17, 2022 8:52 p.m. This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 5 1of5The conference committee of Alaska House and Senate members tasked with negotiating an agreement on a state spending package meet on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, in Juneau, Alaska.
In news