Breeders Praise Gene Editing Decision

The UK government’s plans to ‘unlock the power’ of gene editing have been described as ‘the most important political breakthrough in plant breeding in the UK in over 20 years’. Samantha Brooke, Executive Director of the British Society of Plant Breeders, said: “We welcome confirmation that Defra will take a …

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Illicit funds: negative impact of money laundering on society

Money laundering, corruption hurts ordinary Ugandans and Covid-19 restrictions have fueled cybercrime as people increasingly turn to digital technology to manage their finances, warns senior anti-government official Corruption. Money laundering has potentially devastated Uganda’s economic, security and social situation. Money laundering provides the fuel for drug traffickers, terrorists, illegal arms …

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Dow Futures Gain Slight Before Big Week of Profits

U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher during Sunday night’s session, after major averages posted their best week in months into a stronger-than-expected earnings start to the season. Futures contracts linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 40 points. S&P 500 futures rose 0.1%, while Nasdaq 100 futures gained …

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