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Skin and immune cells coordinate defenses against assault

Technology Org 08 May 2021
So how exactly does the skin organize its defences against such an array of threats?. A new Yale study shows that the epidermis, the outermost layer of skin, is comprised of an army of immune cells that station themselves at regular intervals across the skin’s vast expanse to resist infection.
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Liverpool vs Southampton, Premier League: live score and latest updates

Yahoo Daily News 08 May 2021
>. Champions League-chasing Liverpool face Southampton in the late match, kick off at 8pm. Jurgen Klopp says Mohamed Salah 'is an even better person than he is a player' ... Here be Southampton ... The thought of Liverpool’s title defence ending up outside in the top four really would be ignominious and worthy of study many decades in the future ... 1 ... 2.
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Steve Aiken: From submariner to Stormont party leader

BBC News 08 May 2021
Steve Aiken had to navigate difficult waters from the moment he took charge of the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) ... Now, the 58-year-old has confirmed he will step down as UUP leader. Submarines to Stormont ... He completed a degree in defence studies at King's College London before pursuing further qualifications at Cambridge ... Centenary week ... .
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New Zealand wants a mature relationship with China, foreign minister says

Straits Times 07 May 2021
And it's part of our maturing relationship," Ms Mahuta said in an interview with Reuters ... Ms�Mahuta said she stood by her comments ... "There is clearly a need for a coherent foreign policy line coming out from New Zealand," said Ms�Anna Powles, senior lecturer at the Centre for Defence and Security Studies at Massey University ... More on this topic. � ....
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New Zealand seeking more mature relationship with China

Hong Kong Standard 07 May 2021
And it's part of our maturing relationship," Mahuta said in an interview with Reuters ... The Standard Channel. IOS Android. IOS Android ... "There is clearly a need for a coherent foreign policy line coming out from New Zealand," said Anna Powles, senior lecturer at the Centre for Defence and Security Studies at Massey University ...  . .
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Indian Army Recruitment 2021: Applications invited for SSC JAG; apply on joinindianarmy.nic.in

Yahoo Daily News 07 May 2021
Read full article. FP Trending7 May 2021, 12.54 pm·2-min read ... Aspirants, who are law graduates, can apply by visiting the official portal joinindianarmy.nic.in ... Step 1 ... All those who complete the Pre-Commission training will be granted a 'Post Graduate Diploma in Defence and Strategic Studies' by the University of Madras.Story continues ... .
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NZ wants mature ties with China: minister

Taipei Times 07 May 2021
Reuters, WELLINGTON ... New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs Nanaia Mahuta speaks during an interview in Wellington, New Zealand, on Dec. 15 last year ... “There is clearly a need for a coherent foreign policy line coming out from New Zealand,” said Anna Powles, senior lecturer at the Centre for Defence and Security Studies at Massey University ... .
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Asia PacificNew Zealand wants a mature relationship with China, foreign minister says

Reuters 07 May 2021
read more ... And it's part of our maturing relationship," Mahuta said in an interview with Reuters ... Mahuta said she stood by her comments ... "There is clearly a need for a coherent foreign policy line coming out from New Zealand," said Anna Powles, senior lecturer at the Centre for Defence and Security Studies at Massey University ... ....
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Why it’s too early to rush to judgment on Labour’s performance in Hartlepool

New Statesman 06 May 2021
The key question is not whether Keir Starmer’s party wins or loses the by-election but how it does ... It isn’t, for example, about whether Labour holds or loses Hartlepool, but how ... It is in the interests of anyone hoping to mount a defence or criticism of any of the party leaders to study the trends and know exactly what they’re dealing with first ... .
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Why it’s too early to rush to judgement on Labour’s performance in Hartlepool

New Statesman 06 May 2021
The key question is not whether Keir Starmer’s party wins or loses the by-election, but how ... [see also. Why even a narrow win in Hartlepool would not bode well for Labour ] ... It is in the interests of anyone hoping to mount a defence or criticism of any of the party leaders to study the trends and know exactly what they’re dealing with first. [see also.
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Revealed: Iran's seven mountainside missile silos discovered in new satellite imagery

The National 05 May 2021
Defence analysts at the IISS have told The National the ... Satellite pictures show the missile canisters recessed in a steep mountainside “pointing very consistently” to “large swathes of Saudi -- to potentially Riyadh,” said IISS defence analyst Joe Dempsey, who led the study.
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China does not want war, at least not yet. It's playing the long game

Beijing News 05 May 2021
The United States has assured Japan the islands fall under their mutual defence security guarantee ... Its ocean surveillance and coastal defence capabilities would be exposed if China took Taiwan ... John Blaxland - Professor, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University ....
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My lockdown nostalgia

New Statesman 05 May 2021
Studies such as this have convinced the psychologist Sonja Lyubomirsky that only about 10 per cent of our individual happiness is determined by life events ... Crucially, studies have suggested that when people experience a sense of existential threat, nostalgia can act as a psychological defence, by giving people a sense of meaning and purpose.
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