The ICJ, together with other 60 national and international human rights organizations urged today the Myanmar authorities, and in particular the Ministry of Transport and Communication and the Parliament, to ensure the repeal of the offence of criminal defamation.
The ICJ has joined other leading human rights NGOs in setting out a range of specific measures to increase the effectiveness of UN Special Procedures – independent experts appointed by the Human Rights Council to address particular themes or countries.
This one is dedicated to Susan Gerbic and her team of wikipedia editors, fighting the good fight against facts claimed without references. You mean that somebody just made up all that stuff about them? Since last January we’ve been bringing science programming to bars, theaters, and comic cons in Colorado.
As I often say during Facebook arguments: link, or it didn’t happen. Our flagship program is called the Peer Revue, where we teach scientists to perform stand-up comedy then throw them on stage in front of a live audience.
As explained below, the radiocarbon date tells us when the organism was alive (not when the material was used).
In general it is always better to date a properly identified single entity (such as a cereal grain or an identified bone) rather than a mixture of unidentified organic remains.is a technique used by scientists to learn the ages of biological specimens – for example, wooden archaeological artifacts or ancient human remains – from the distant past.It can be used on objects as old as about 62,000 years.Several factors affect radiocarbon test results, not all of which are easy to control objectively.For this reason, it’s preferable to date objects using multiple methods, rather than relying on one single test.