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redOrbit
Mammals almost went extinct with the dinosaurs, study findsnearly wiped out Cretaceous period mammals, killing more than 90 percent of the
Mammals almost went extinct with the dinosaurs, study finds
redOrbit / Posted 3 days ago
nearly wiped out Cretaceous period mammals, killing more than 90 percent of the warm-blooded creatures, according to new research published in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology. In the study, lead author Dr. Nick Longrich of the Milner Centre... Read more
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The Telegraph
US fund manager suicideNew York, June 21: Sanjay Valvani, a hedge fund manager at the centre of an ins
US fund manager suicide
The Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
New York, June 21: Sanjay Valvani, a hedge fund manager at the centre of an insider trading test case that pitted one Indian-origin American against another, has been found dead in an apparent suicide, police said today. Valvani, 44, was arrested... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brexit 'would cost you £580 a year as prices, taxes and job losses soar'Brits face soaring food and travel costs, higher taxes, recession and job losse
Brexit 'would cost you £580 a year as prices, taxes and job losses soar'
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
Brits face soaring food and travel costs, higher taxes, recession and job losses if we pull the plug on Europe, worried experts warned last night. In a stark message just 48 hours before the EU referendum, Retail bigwigs, economists, car giants and... Read more
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The Telegraph
Hunger gnaws at Venezuela patienceCumana, Venezuela, June 20: With delivery trucks under constant attack, food is
Hunger gnaws at Venezuela patience
The Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Cumana, Venezuela, June 20: With delivery trucks under constant attack, food is now transported under armed guard. Soldiers stand watch over bakeries. The police fire rubber bullets at desperate mobs storming grocery stores, pharmacies and butcher... Read more
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PhysOrg
Strike a pose—bringing crop analysis into the 21st centuryProject Lead Dr. Ji Zhou (right) explaining the CropQuant technology used atthe
Strike a pose—bringing crop analysis into the 21st century
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
Project Lead Dr. Ji Zhou (right) explaining the CropQuant technology used atthe wheat field trial project on Norwich Research Park. Credit: TGAC Scientists from The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) and the John Innes Centre (JIC) have received a grant... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mammals were almost WIPED OUT with the dinosaursspecies known from the end of the Cretaceous The animals would have been alive
Mammals were almost WIPED OUT with the dinosaurs
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
species known from the end of the Cretaceous The animals would have been alive in the run up to the asteroid impact Researchers found 93% of them died out during the mass extinction event This is more than previously thought, perhaps due to... Read more
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Business Standard India
A few more vegetables and little less meat may reduce diabetes riskNew research shows that eating a few extra servings of healthy plant-based food
A few more vegetables and little less meat may reduce diabetes risk
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
New research shows that eating a few extra servings of healthy plant-based foods each day and slightly reducing animal-based foods like meat and dairy products can significantly lower your risk of Type 2 diabetes. The findings are based on an... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The politics of fear: Echoing throughout Europe, taking shape in EnglandPeterborough, in middle England, and Styria, in lower Austria, sit 1,500 kilome
The politics of fear: Echoing throughout Europe, taking shape in England
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Peterborough, in middle England, and Styria, in lower Austria, sit 1,500 kilometres apart on a map of Europe. The former is a fast-growing city a short train ride north of London, the latter a region of laid-back villages set among the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Scientists develop new software program that can help compare large amounts of metagenomesScientists from ITMO University, the Federal Research and Clinical Centre of Ph
Scientists develop new software program that can help compare large amounts of metagenomes
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
Scientists from ITMO University, the Federal Research and Clinical Centre of Physical-Chemical Medicine and MIPT have developed a software program enabling them to quickly compare sets of DNA of microorganisms living in different environments. The... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New device may enable painless, effective diagnosis of Helicobacter in exhaled airIn the future, several illnesses can be quickly and painlessly diagnosed by the
New device may enable painless, effective diagnosis of Helicobacter in exhaled air
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
In the future, several illnesses can be quickly and painlessly diagnosed by the optical analysis of isotopes contained in exhaled air. VTT developed its first prototype for this purpose. With the device, it is possible to determine painlessly and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Personalised medicine will employ computer algorithmsArtist's representation of MetaFast work process. Credit: Author Alla Tyakht Sc
Personalised medicine will employ computer algorithms
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
Artist's representation of MetaFast work process. Credit: Author Alla Tyakht Scientists from ITMO University, the Federal Research and Clinical Centre of Physical-Chemical Medicine and MIPT have developed a software program that quickly compares sets... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Here is all today's news from the EU referendum campaign trailNigel Farage unveiled a provocative poster in Westminster today The Bank of En
Here is all today's news from the EU referendum campaign trail
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
Nigel Farage unveiled a provocative poster in Westminster today The Bank of England has warned it is “increasingly probable” that Brexit would send the pound plunging. It added that referendum uncertainty is already hitting the housing market as... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study links whole grain consumption to positive health effectsEating three more portions of dietary fiber a day--say, two pieces of whole gra
Study links whole grain consumption to positive health effects
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
Eating three more portions of dietary fiber a day--say, two pieces of whole grain bread and a bowl of whole grain breakfast cereal--is associated with a lower risk for all cardiovascular diseases and for dying of cancer, diabetes, and respiratory and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Welcome to Jail Inc: how private companies make money off US prisonsto be good for your health but it’s “terrific, terrific” business for the boomi
Welcome to Jail Inc: how private companies make money off US prisons
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 10 days ago
to be good for your health but it’s “terrific, terrific” business for the booming private industry supplying doctors and nurses to jails and prisons. Many of those suppliers descended on Austin, Texas, last month to tout their services... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Here is all today's news from the EU referendum campaign trailBrown said he wants to speak to the ‘anxious millions’ of parents who are worri
Here is all today's news from the EU referendum campaign trail
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
Brown said he wants to speak to the ‘anxious millions’ of parents who are worried about their children’s future and are unsure which way to vote. “There is no road to full employment in Britain... that doesn’t lead through the EU,” the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Whangarei needs more hotelsNew Zealand is in desperate need for more hotels and tourist dollars will go be
Whangarei needs more hotels
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
New Zealand is in desperate need for more hotels and tourist dollars will go begging if that need is not met. Whangarei District Council economic development manager Peter Gleeson, who attended the recent national hotel conference, said Whangarei... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Whangarei needs more hotelsNew Zealand is in desperate need for more hotels and tourist dollars will go be
Whangarei needs more hotels
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
New Zealand is in desperate need for more hotels and tourist dollars will go begging if that need is not met. Whangarei District Council economic development manager Peter Gleeson, who attended the recent national hotel conference, said Whangarei... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Emergence of multidrug-resistant salmonella strains increases burden of neglected diseases in Africastudies on salmonella infections in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly in Kumasi
Emergence of multidrug-resistant salmonella strains increases burden of neglected diseases in Africa
News-Medical-Net / Posted 11 days ago
studies on salmonella infections in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly in Kumasi in Ghana, where the Bernhard Nocht Institute and the DZIF are in close partnership with researchers from the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical... Read more
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Daily Mail
Romania vs Switzerland, Euro 2016 LIVE: Group A continues in ParisRomania 0-0 Switzerland, Euro 2016 LIVE: Granit Xhaka, Xherdan Shaqiri and Co a
Romania vs Switzerland, Euro 2016 LIVE: Group A continues in Paris
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Romania 0-0 Switzerland, Euro 2016 LIVE: Granit Xhaka, Xherdan Shaqiri and Co aim to continue 100 per cent record in Group A Romania starting XI: Tatarusanu, Sapunaru, Chiriches, Grigore, Rat, Prepelita, Pintilii, Torje, Stancu, Chipciu,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Oldest Beerwreck, contain the remnants of the world�s oldest beer? Dr Jonica Newby brings
Oldest Beer
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
wreck, contain the remnants of the world�s oldest beer? Dr Jonica Newby brings you an extraordinary story of adventure and misadventure, salvage and science as an Australian team of scientific treasure hunters attempt to achieve a world first -... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Auckland health research gets major boostWednesday, 15 June 2016, 10:17 amPress Release: University of AucklandMedia Rel
Auckland health research gets major boost
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 10:17 amPress Release: University of AucklandMedia Release - University of Auckland - 14 June 2016... Read more
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Medical News Today
Predicting disease spread from animals improves with new modeloutbreaks of zoonotic diseases - those that spread from animals to people - bas
Predicting disease spread from animals improves with new model
Medical News Today / Posted 12 days ago
outbreaks of zoonotic diseases - those that spread from animals to people - based on changes in climate, population growth, and land practices. They hope the tool will help governments and communities improve their decision-making. The model is the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Road Map to Eliminate Illegal Fishing in the Western Indian Ocean Being Finalisedbeing held from 14 to 16 June 2016 at the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa in Roche No
Road Map to Eliminate Illegal Fishing in the Western Indian Ocean Being Finalised
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
being held from 14 to 16 June 2016 at the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa in Roche Noires, is working on a road map to end and eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (IUU) in the western Indian Ocean. The road map will then be... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Nottinghamshire's Top 200 Companies revealedturnover. Top 2016 listing shows that the 200 largest companies in Nottinghams
Nottinghamshire's Top 200 Companies revealed
Nottingham Post / Posted 12 days ago
turnover. Top 2016 listing shows that the 200 largest companies in Nottinghamshire have a joint turnover of £29.8 billion and employ more than 202,412 staff. Now part of Walgreens Boots Alliance, is based in Deerfield, Chicago, following a merger... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Crisis and Climate Change Driving Unprecedented MigrationNairobi — Climate change is now adding new layers of complexity to the nexus be
Crisis and Climate Change Driving Unprecedented Migration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Nairobi — Climate change is now adding new layers of complexity to the nexus between migration and the environment. Coastal populations are at particular risk as a global rise in temperature of between 1.1 and 3.1 degrees C would increase the mean... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 8 June 2016SHAW (Co-Leader—Green) to the Minister of Transport: Why does his 10-year trans
Questions & Answers - 8 June 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
SHAW (Co-Leader—Green) to the Minister of Transport: Why does his 10-year transport strategy make no mention of New Zealand’s long-term target to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2050?Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Minister of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Queen's birthday honours 2016: The full listThey come from the worlds of celebrity, sport, culture, science, politics, char
Queen's birthday honours 2016: The full list
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
They come from the worlds of celebrity, sport, culture, science, politics, charity and many more. Rod Stewart becoming a Sir is one of the big announcements - but there were no knighthoods for the surviving members of England's World Cup-winning... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Tackling healthcare challenges in a changing world: an interview with Professor Jeremy NicholsonInterview conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) What is the exposome
Tackling healthcare challenges in a changing world: an interview with Professor Jeremy Nicholson
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 days ago
Interview conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) What is the exposome and how do the changing interactions of human genes, microbial genes, diet, lifestyle and environment all contribute to shifting patterns of disease? As individuals and... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Avoiding allergens could be best approach to prevent food allergiesAround two million people in Austria suffer from an allergy. 400,000 of them ar
Avoiding allergens could be best approach to prevent food allergies
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 days ago
Around two million people in Austria suffer from an allergy. 400,000 of them are allergic to birch pollen and have associated food allergies, particularly to apples, peaches, hazelnuts, carrots and celery. According to experts, around 80,000 people... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fundamental change underway in agriculture with digital revolutionthe figure was $4 billion, according to Michael Dean, a co-founder of the US-ba
Fundamental change underway in agriculture with digital revolution
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
the figure was $4 billion, according to Michael Dean, a co-founder of the US-based Ag Funder who spoke at a recent Queensland conference. That represented a 93 per cent lift on the previous year. Audio: Robots, satellite data, Big Data,... Read more
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PhysOrg
What makes a small worm a popular modelBarely visible with the naked eye, but of great relevance for research: the rou
What makes a small worm a popular model
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
Barely visible with the naked eye, but of great relevance for research: the roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans. Credit: Jan-Peter Kasper/FSU Researchers from the Friedrich Schiller University Jena and Kiel University have compiled all metabolic... Read more
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Business Wire
LYNPARZA (olaparib): Latest Data Suggest Potential Overall Survival Advantage in Patients with Platinum Sensitive Ovarian CancerWILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AstraZeneca today presented results from a t
LYNPARZA (olaparib): Latest Data Suggest Potential Overall Survival Advantage in Patients with Platinum Sensitive Ovarian Cancer
Business Wire / Posted 21 days ago
WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AstraZeneca today presented results from a third interim analysis of Study 19 that suggest an improvement in overall survival (OS) for patients with ovarian cancer treated with olaparib maintenance therapy following... Read more
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Quartz
Let’s sort out the facts from the fiction of Africa’s rising middle classsupermarket? (Reuters/Thomas Mukoya) Since the turn of the century the middle
Let’s sort out the facts from the fiction of Africa’s rising middle class
Quartz / Posted 21 days ago
supermarket? (Reuters/Thomas Mukoya) Since the turn of the century the middle classes of the global South have taken centre stage in economic policy circles. Animated by diversification of some countries’ economies, a handful of economists... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Transforming the bush: robots, drones and cows that milk themselves | Paul DaleyThese cows are in no hurry. Each just meanders to the dairy, all rolling hindqu
Transforming the bush: robots, drones and cows that milk themselves | Paul Daley
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 22 days ago
These cows are in no hurry. Each just meanders to the dairy, all rolling hindquarters, swishing tails and loping heads, the blue-black and tan Rorschach ink-blot patching of their hides vivid against the washed-out Australian summer light. They stop... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Former Fonterra site for sale at NapierAn aerial view of the huge property for sale in the Pandora industrial estate,
Former Fonterra site for sale at Napier
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
An aerial view of the huge property for sale in the Pandora industrial estate, near Napier's port. One of Hawke's Bay's biggest warehousing complexes - previously Fonterra's regional milk powder distribution centre - has been placed on the market... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Council reviewing strategic plan before taking actionwill first review a strategic plan that has been developed for the town with th
Council reviewing strategic plan before taking action
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 23 days ago
will first review a strategic plan that has been developed for the town with the input of local residents, businesses and visitors, before considering and taking action on recommendations provided in it. “We have received the strategic plan... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly comes to end after approving many new resolutionsActors; the Sustainable Development Goals; the International Health Regulations
Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly comes to end after approving many new resolutions
News-Medical-Net / Posted 26 days ago
Actors; the Sustainable Development Goals; the International Health Regulations; tobacco control; road traffic deaths and injuries; nutrition; HIV, hepatitis and STIs; mycetoma; research and development; access to medicines and integrated... Read more
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International Business Times
Welsh Labour' vote cannot be taken for granted the fate of which is exercising the minds of the Welsh probably a lot more than
Welsh Labour' vote cannot be taken for granted
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
the fate of which is exercising the minds of the Welsh probably a lot more than the EU Referendum itself right now, and would additionally not be in the interests of a country which receives a great deal of EU Regional Assistance... Read more
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Daily Mail
500,000 refugees 'could move to UK after 2020 under EU rules'today warned about impact of free movement rules It said granting citizenship
500,000 refugees 'could move to UK after 2020 under EU rules'
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
today warned about impact of free movement rules It said granting citizenship to refugees would allow them to travel And it forecast 500,000 and their families could come to Britain in the 2020s Lord Green, chairman of Migration Watch,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Bathabile Dlamini - Child Protection Week Launchin North West, Ms Kgakgamatso Nkewu; Acting Director-General of Social Develop
Minister Bathabile Dlamini - Child Protection Week Launch
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
in North West, Ms Kgakgamatso Nkewu; Acting Director-General of Social Development, Mr Thokozani Magwaza; Senior managers and officials of Social Development, SASSA and NDA; Today I am honoured to be part of Child Protection Week Launch which is... Read more
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The Scientist
Study Linking Cell Phone Use to Cancer Stirs Debateby scientists at the US National Toxicology Program (NTP) on the effects of cel
Study Linking Cell Phone Use to Cancer Stirs Debate
The Scientist / Posted 29 days ago
by scientists at the US National Toxicology Program (NTP) on the effects of cell phone-frequency radiation on rats and mice were released yesterday (May 26) on the preprint server bioRxiv. The NTP team found a 2.2 percent to 3.3 percent... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Shorten's rhetorical rampage fails to convinceof "making a contribution", the Opposition Leader's budget reply was full of fl
Shorten's rhetorical rampage fails to convince
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 30 days ago
of "making a contribution", the Opposition Leader's budget reply was full of flailing adjectives. Shorten was "shocked and angry" at a "cowardly, wicked, punitive, capricious, brutal, cruel, extreme, unconscionable, victim-blaming" budget that... Read more
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iol.co.za
The myth of Africa’s growing middle classmiddle class, writes Henning Melber. Since the turn of the century the middle
The myth of Africa’s growing middle class
iol.co.za / Posted a month ago
middle class, writes Henning Melber. Since the turn of the century the middle classes of the global South have taken centre stage in economic policy circles. Animated by diversification of some countries’ economies, a handful of economists... Read more

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