Canadian troops heading to U.K. to train Ukrainian forces

Canadian troops heading to U.K. to train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA – Canada is sending military trainers to the United Kingdom to help teach Ukrainians how to fight invading Russian forces. Defence Minister Anita Anand announced the plan on Thursday, saying up to 225 Canadian Armed Forces members will eventually be based in Britain for an initial period of four months. There they will work …

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Monkeypox can’t use the same at-home testing playbook as COVID-19

Monkeypox can’t use the same at-home testing playbook as COVID-19

After two years of COVID-19, the conversation around monkeypox testing gives off an unnerving sense of deja-vu. The similarities are right there: painful swabs, the struggle to even find a test, bottlenecks, and a long wait for results. But the diseases are different enough that experience with COVID-19 didn’t give researchers much of a leg …

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Zimbabwe riding high after T20 triumph but reinforced Bangladesh a fresh challenge

Zimbabwe riding high after T20 triumph but reinforced Bangladesh a fresh challenge

Big picture Zimbabwe have enjoyed a month of rare success. After dominating the T20 World Cup qualification tournament, they registered a maiden T20I series win over Bangladesh. There was a lot of fun and partying at the Harare Sports Club. The focus though now has to quickly shift to the ODIs, a format in which …

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Advanced separation and classification of ionospheric troughs in midnight conditions – Scientific Reports

An analysis of the structures of the high latitude ionosphere was conducted using a model of auroral particle precipitation constructed from the DMSP satellites data in both hemispheres17,18. The model is uploaded on the website of the Polar Geophysical Institute (http://apm.pgia.ru). In Fig. S1 (in “Supporting information”), this model is presented for quiet conditions. The …

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An open-source smartphone app for the quantitative evaluation of thin-layer chromatographic analyses in medicine quality screening – Scientific Reports

Design of a locally producible box for photographing TLC plates under UV illumination In TLC analysis with the GPHF Minilab, the spots of the APIs are most commonly visualized by their fluorescence quenching under UV illumination. For photography of such TLC plates under standardized conditions, the 3D-printed cradle described by Yu et al.41 was modified …

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Thomson Reuters raises sales outlook, citing strong core in face of slowdown

Thomson Reuters raises sales outlook, citing strong core in face of slowdown

The Thomson Reuters logo is seen on the company building in Times Square, New York, U.S., January 30, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Thomson Reuters Corp (TRI.TO) raised its full-year revenue forecast, which it said reflected strength in its legal, tax …

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South Africa and Sri Lanka face race against time to bridge gap against top contenders

South Africa and Sri Lanka face race against time to bridge gap against top contenders

Catching up to the Commonwealth Games semi-finalists is the task that lies ahead for both South Africa and Sri Lanka, who finished in third and fourth place in Group B respectively. The two teams exit the Games without advancing to the medal-matches and have six months to improve their approach before the next major tournament, …

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Canada to join British-led mission to train Ukrainian recruits | CBC News

Canada to join British-led mission to train Ukrainian recruits | CBC News

Canada will commit a contingent of soldiers to the British Army’s ambitious program to turn Ukrainian civilians into fighting troops, Defence Minister Anita Anand said Thursday. She made the announcement in Toronto, confirming what multiple sources told CBC News. Outgoing British prime minister Boris Johnson committed to the training plan in mid-June while meeting with Ukrainian …

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Tuning strategies and structure effects of electrocatalysts for the carbon dioxide reduction reaction

Tuning strategies and structure effects of electrocatalysts for the carbon dioxide reduction reaction

Different tuning strategies enable differences in catalyst structures. How to make a choice from these available tuning strategies? A trade-off can be made between the desired structure and performance of catalysts based on full knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages of a specific tuning strategy. Credit: Chinese Journal of Catalysis Excessive carbon dioxide emissions from …

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China holds live-fire military exercises in Taiwan Strait | CBC News

China holds live-fire military exercises in Taiwan Strait | CBC News

China says it conducted “precision missile strikes” in the Taiwan Strait on Thursday as part of military exercises that have raised tensions in the region to their highest level in decades. China earlier announced that military exercises by its navy, air force and other departments were underway in six zones surrounding Taiwan, which Beijing claims …

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