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Human trafficking has taken on "horrific" dimensions, according to the 2018 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons released this month by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The report, which looked at data from 142 countries between 2014 and 2016, points to two particularly disturbing trends, says Angela Me, chief of the research and trend team at UNODC. The first is the increasing number of girls forced into trafficking, most frequently for sexual exploitation. The other...
Science, Technology & Environment
A hint of a cotton plant is growing on the moon, inside China's lunar lander, scientists in China say. Photos released on Tuesday by Chongqing University, in collaboration with the China National Space Administration, show the small, green shoot from a cotton seed reaching out of a latticed container aboard the probe Chang'e-4, named after the Chinese lunar goddess. ~~~~~https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2Fguardian%2Fstatus%2F1085114562830102529~~~~~~ As it sped through space, Chang'e-4 carried a...