Hong Kong: China passes ‘patriot’ electoral reforms

Hong Kong: China passes ‘patriot’ electoral reforms

image copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionFile photo of pro-Beijing supporters at a 2020 eventChina has passed sweeping changes to Hong Kong’s electoral rules which will tighten its control over the city.The number of directly elected seats in parliament has been cut almost by half, and prospective MPs will first be vetted by a pro-Beijing committee to ensure… . . .

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Science of Psychology

The science of psychology benefits society and enhances our lives. Psychologists examine the relationships between brain function and behavior, and the environment and behavior, applying what they learn to illuminate our understanding and improve the world around us.The Go-To ScienceCuriosity is part of human nature. One of the first questions children learn to ask is… . . .

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Office of Science and Technology Policy

Congress established the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) in 1976. The OSTP advises the President and others within the Executive Office of the President on the scientific, engineering, and technological aspects of the economy, national security, homeland security, health, foreign relations, and the environment.OSTP leads efforts across the Federal government to… . . .

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Egypt’s Suez Canal blocked by tall container ship

media captionThe giant ship is causing a traffic jam in one of the world’s busiest waterwaysA giant container ship the length of four football pitches has become wedged across Egypt’s Suez Canal, blocking one of the world’s busiest trade routes. Dozens of vessels are stuck, waiting for rescue boats to free the 400m-long (1,312ft) ship,… . . .

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The Latest News in Technology

The backpack contains a laptop, which can process images from a front-facing camera. The system can then tell the wearer about their surroundings.40 minutes ago By Michael KanNetflix’s spring offerings include action, comedy, and even a show designed to help you sleep better.2 hours ago By K. Thor JensenYou probably have more time than ever… . . .

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