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iol.co.za
Laser that shines a light on cancer cellssxc.huA laser that bounces beams of light off the brain has been used in surger
Laser that shines a light on cancer cells
iol.co.za / Posted 15 hours ago
sxc.huA laser that bounces beams of light off the brain has been used in surgery in the UK for the first time. London - A laser that bounces beams of light off the brain has been used in surgery in the UK for the first time. The technology can... Read more
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PhysOrg
Astronomers unravel the history of galaxies for the first timeCredit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboratio
Astronomers unravel the history of galaxies for the first time
PhysOrg / Posted 20 hours ago
Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration A team of international scientists, led by astronomers from Cardiff University's School of Physics and Astronomy, has shown for the first time that galaxies can change... Read more
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Medical News Today
Laser probe and smart knife 'improve accuracy of removing brain tumors'A young man has successfully undergone pioneering brain surgery to remove a tum
Laser probe and smart knife 'improve accuracy of removing brain tumors'
Medical News Today / Posted 20 hours ago
A young man has successfully undergone pioneering brain surgery to remove a tumor. The procedure used two technologies - a laser probe and a smart knife - that appear set to revolutionize the performance of delicate surgery. The new laser probe and... Read more
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Japan Today
MBA: QS World MBA Tour Premium in Japan ‹ Japan TodayQS, the Higher Education Evaluation & Accreditation Council of UK, will hold an
MBA: QS World MBA Tour Premium in Japan ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
QS, the Higher Education Evaluation & Accreditation Council of UK, will hold an MBA Fair on Sept 3 in Tokyo, and Sept 6 in Osaka. Selecting the right MBA Attending the MBA Fair can make you to get interview tips, and find out what the school want,... Read more
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Japan Today
New study of MBA applicants reveals aims and aspirations of future business leaders ‹ Japan TodayThe QS TopMBA.com Applicant Survey 2015 is a global study based on 4,904 applic
New study of MBA applicants reveals aims and aspirations of future business leaders ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
The QS TopMBA.com Applicant Survey 2015 is a global study based on 4,904 applicants to business schools who registered for the QS World MBA Tour over the past year, which reveals the aspirations of the next generation of business leaders. Career... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Laser detects brain tumour during surgeryAs a result, doctors are able to distinguish between healthy and unhealthy tiss
Laser detects brain tumour during surgery
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
As a result, doctors are able to distinguish between healthy and unhealthy tissue, in a procedure that takes just a couple of seconds, and is entirely non-invasive. The probe means surgeons are told whether to remove tissue or spare it. At present,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa Is Top for Affordable Financial ServicesSouth Africa ranks second for its excellent access to and usage of affordable f
South Africa Is Top for Affordable Financial Services
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
South Africa ranks second for its excellent access to and usage of affordable financial services, according to a report released yesterday. The 2015 Brookings Financial and Digital Inclusion Project (FDIP) Report and Scorecard, which evaluated 21... Read more
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MedCity News
Those who are prone to low vitamin D levels have an increased risk of multiple sclerosisA large study out of McGill University in Canada looked the DNA profiles of ten
Those who are prone to low vitamin D levels have an increased risk of multiple sclerosis
MedCity News / Posted yesterday
A large study out of McGill University in Canada looked the DNA profiles of tens of thousands of people of European descent suggests that people with low levels of vitamin D are more susceptible to developing multiple sclerosis than those with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Excels in Index for Financial Services, Mobile CapacitySouth Africa was ranked second in an index for its excellent access to and usag
SA Excels in Index for Financial Services, Mobile Capacity
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
South Africa was ranked second in an index for its excellent access to and usage of affordable financial services, a report released on Tuesday shows. The 2015 Brookings Financial and Digital Inclusion Project (FDIP) Report and Scorecard, which... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Helping hand into workAround 40 of the region's top employers and professional bodies will be on hand
Helping hand into work
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
Around 40 of the region's top employers and professional bodies will be on hand to help West Cumbrian students prepare for the world of work. The Jigsaw Student Aspiration Workshop, next Thursday, will include exhibition stands from the local... Read more
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Philly.com
Noisy Neighborhoods Tied to Higher Stroke Risk"From this type of study, we can't tell for certain what the risks of noise are
Noisy Neighborhoods Tied to Higher Stroke Risk
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
"From this type of study, we can't tell for certain what the risks of noise are to an individual, but these are likely to be small in comparison with known risk factors for circulatory diseases like diet, smoking, lack of exercise and medical... Read more
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New Kerala
3D-printed protein complexes models to treat cancer Researchers have created 3D-printed models of protein complexes, vital compon
3D-printed protein complexes models to treat cancer
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Researchers have created 3D-printed models of protein complexes, vital components in the process of DNA replication, and these could hold the key to future cancer treatment, a study says. When our... Read more
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Psych Central
Depression-Mortality Link in Heart FailureDepression raises the risk of death among people with heart failure, according
Depression-Mortality Link in Heart Failure
Psych Central / Posted 2 days ago
Depression raises the risk of death among people with heart failure, according to recent research. “Patients with heart failure are at high risk of recurrent hospital admissions and death,” said researcher Professor John Cleland of Imperial College... Read more
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Eastday.com
3D printed models of protein complexes key to cancer treatments: studyLONDON, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- Researchers created large-scale 3D printed models o
3D printed models of protein complexes key to cancer treatments: study
Eastday.com / Posted 2 days ago
LONDON, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- Researchers created large-scale 3D printed models of protein complexes which were vital components in the process of DNA replication, and these models could hold the key to future cancer treatments, according to a study... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Scientists: Lack of vitamin D directly linked to multiple sclerosisA LACK of vitamin D may be a direct cause of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a new stu
Scientists: Lack of vitamin D directly linked to multiple sclerosis
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
A LACK of vitamin D may be a direct cause of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a new study has claimed. Scotland has one of the highest incidences of the disease in the world and the research suggests this is down to a lack of sunshine leaving many Scots... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scientists: Lack of vitamin D directly linked to multiple sclerosisThe study, published in online journal Public Library of Science Medicine, comp
Scientists: Lack of vitamin D directly linked to multiple sclerosis
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
The study, published in online journal Public Library of Science Medicine, compared thousands of MS sufferers and healthy individuals and found that those whose genetics suggested a lack of vitamin D were at least twice as likely to have MS. The... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Lack of vitamin D may cause multiple sclerosis, study findsLack of vitamin D may be a direct cause of multiple sclerosis (MS), a study has
Lack of vitamin D may cause multiple sclerosis, study finds
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
Lack of vitamin D may be a direct cause of multiple sclerosis (MS), a study has found. The discovery may have important public health implications since so many people have insufficient levels of the essential vitamin, researchers say. The findings... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Novel ESC paper highlights significance of e-health in tackling heart diseaseE-health is vital to winning the battle against heart disease, European cardiol
Novel ESC paper highlights significance of e-health in tackling heart disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
E-health is vital to winning the battle against heart disease, European cardiology leaders said today in a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) position paper published in European Heart Journal. The novel paper outlines how the ESC will exploit... Read more
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The Irish Times
Medical Matters: Musical theatre, surgical instruments and the pain scale Listening to music before, during, or after a surgical procedure is beneficial
Medical Matters: Musical theatre, surgical instruments and the pain scale
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
Listening to music before, during, or after a surgical procedure is beneficial to patients and can reduce pain and anxiety significantly Here is some great medical news for... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
New Research Could Improve Solar CellsNew research from Professors Saiful Islam and Aron Walshcould lead to more effi
New Research Could Improve Solar Cells
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 3 days ago
New research from Professors Saiful Islam and Aron Walshcould lead to more efficient solar cells. The work appears in the leading journal Nature Communications. Solar cells convert light energy into electricity. They provide a clean sustainable... Read more
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The New Statesman
From Hong Kong to John Donne to 1970s disco: Raymond Yiu on his composing influencesMahler liked to write on the shores of the Wörthersee in southern Austria; Sibe
From Hong Kong to John Donne to 1970s disco: Raymond Yiu on his composing influences
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
Mahler liked to write on the shores of the Wörthersee in southern Austria; Sibelius worked in his wooden villa at Ainola, 25 miles away from the distractions of Helsinki. Raymond Yiu composes right in the centre of London, in his flat overlooking one... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
WEDDINGThe marriage of Sarah Macon Lindsay to Anthony Kershaw Roberts took place Aug.
WEDDING
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
The marriage of Sarah Macon Lindsay to Anthony Kershaw Roberts took place Aug. 1 in Richmond, Va. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Lindsay of Boulder Bridge, Minn. and Clearwater. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robin... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
When it comes to role models, race is irrelevant – Muhammad Syakir Kamal Published: 23 August 2015 8:00 AM Earlier this month, there was a media arti
When it comes to role models, race is irrelevant – Muhammad Syakir Kamal
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 5 days ago
Published: 23 August 2015 8:00 AM Earlier this month, there was a media article on how a toy-plane lover and former television child star was now a high-flying colonel in the... Read more
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Independent
Emmanuel Opoku: Straight-A student thanks readers for their generosity after student fees crowdfunding campaign takes offEmmanuel Opoku, who achieved eight A*s and four As at GCSE and three As at A Le
Emmanuel Opoku: Straight-A student thanks readers for their generosity after student fees crowdfunding campaign takes off
Independent / Posted 6 days ago
Emmanuel Opoku, who achieved eight A*s and four As at GCSE and three As at A Level,was offered a place at Imperial College London to study chemistry in 2013. But he was forced to defer his place and feared he would never be able to attend the... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Bone-scanning lasers may help earlier diagnosisA NEW method of taking X-rays using powerful lasers is being tested at a labora
Bone-scanning lasers may help earlier diagnosis
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 6 days ago
A NEW method of taking X-rays using powerful lasers is being tested at a laboratory near Didcot. Teams from the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) have been working in conjunction with Imperial College London on the new technology. It... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Bone-scanning lasers may help earlier diagnosisA NEW method of taking X-rays using powerful lasers is being tested at a labora
Bone-scanning lasers may help earlier diagnosis
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
A NEW method of taking X-rays using powerful lasers is being tested at a laboratory near Didcot. Teams from the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) have been working in conjunction with Imperial College London on the new technology. It... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hyperloop build-off to make Elon Musk's vacuum 'train' a realityA Hyperloop build-off! Crowdfunded test track could speed the arrival of Elon M
Hyperloop build-off to make Elon Musk's vacuum 'train' a reality
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
A Hyperloop build-off! Crowdfunded test track could speed the arrival of Elon Musk's ambitious vacuum 'train' Hyperloop Transportation Technologies secured land in Quay Valley to build a test track and now say they will start construction next... Read more
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Evening Standard
60 London hospital chiefs earn more than Prime MinisterMore than 60 London hospital chiefs were today revealed to be earning more than
60 London hospital chiefs earn more than Prime Minister
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
More than 60 London hospital chiefs were today revealed to be earning more than the Prime Minister — including one who received £36,000 a year extra to pay his rent. High earners included a chief executive lured from Australia with a £50,000 “golden... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Millions of people die every year from using smokeless tobaccoMore than a quarter of a million people die each year from using smokeless toba
Millions of people die every year from using smokeless tobacco
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
More than a quarter of a million people die each year from using smokeless tobacco, researchers at the University of York have concluded. Millions more have their lives shortened by ill health due to the effects of chewing tobacco-based products,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Discovery of trigger for bugs' defenses could lead to new antibioticsColonies of pathogenic bacteria growing on an agar culture plate - Salmonella e
Discovery of trigger for bugs' defenses could lead to new antibiotics
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
Colonies of pathogenic bacteria growing on an agar culture plate - Salmonella enterica (serovar typhimurium) Credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Scientists have exposed a chink in the armour of disease-causing bugs, with a new... Read more
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birminghammail
GCSEs: Budding England netball star clinches top marks - despite training regimeShe may have been busy with intensive training, but budding England netballer A
GCSEs: Budding England netball star clinches top marks - despite training regime
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
She may have been busy with intensive training, but budding England netballer Alice Coward didn’t let that stop her from clinching top marks in her GCSEs. The 16-year-old, of Kings Norton, achieved eight A*s and two As, despite an intense training... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Devalued degrees have let our country downTo be fair to Blair, the trouble started with John Major’s 1992 decision to red
Devalued degrees have let our country down
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
To be fair to Blair, the trouble started with John Major’s 1992 decision to redesignate polytechnics as universities – encouraging them to offer “soft” degree courses in place of practical training. But it was Labour’s 50 per cent target, combined... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Death of 'model student' who plunged 4 floors remains a mysteryThe death of a student who fell four stories remains a mystery after questions
Death of 'model student' who plunged 4 floors remains a mystery
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
The death of a student who fell four stories remains a mystery after questions were raised at over the authenticity of a possible 'suicide' note left at the scene. First year student Georg Zanker, 20, who was studying computer sciences at the... Read more
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Business Insider
France is famous for its quants because of this one womanBut there's a truism that's been rife in the banking sector for decades — Franc
France is famous for its quants because of this one woman
Business Insider / Posted 8 days ago
But there's a truism that's been rife in the banking sector for decades — France turns out a high number of quantitative analysts. Financiers take to the forums to ask why and associations have been set up to highlight and help France's deluge of... Read more
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Gamasutra
Pioneering performance capture companies combine to offer a new mo-cap experiencePioneering performance capture companies combine to offer a new mo-cap experien
Pioneering performance capture companies combine to offer a new mo-cap experience
Gamasutra / Posted 8 days ago
Pioneering performance capture companies combine to offer a new mo-cap experience [August 19, 2015] - Leading motion- and facial-capture companies Animatrik Film Design Inc. and Dimensional Imaging Ltd (DI4D™) have announced the launch of an... Read more
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express
Shock as law firm ‘star’ is found killed TRIBUTES poured in yesterday to a “beautiful, talented star” trainee lawyer f
Shock as law firm ‘star’ is found killed
express / Posted 9 days ago
TRIBUTES poured in yesterday to a “beautiful, talented star” trainee lawyer found strangled at her family’s home. Elizabeth Nnyanzi was strangled at family’s home Elizabeth Nnyanzi had studied at Cheltenham... Read more
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This is West Country
A-level success for Burnham pupilsSTUDENTS at The King Alfred School in Burnham have achieved outstanding success
A-level success for Burnham pupils
This is West Country / Posted 9 days ago
STUDENTS at The King Alfred School in Burnham have achieved outstanding successes in their A-level and AS level results. An overall pass-rate at the school of 99% has left both students and staff celebrating another year of excellent academic and... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers describe central role of mTOR in ageing and age-related diseasesFor some, TOR may bring to mind a Celtic mountain or perhaps an Internet privac
Researchers describe central role of mTOR in ageing and age-related diseases
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
For some, TOR may bring to mind a Celtic mountain or perhaps an Internet privacy group. In the world of molecular biology it's a cellular pathway that's found in everything from yeast to mammals. mTOR (as it's called in mammals) plays a central role... Read more
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Evening Standard
Family tell of shock at killing of 'beautiful and talented' lawyerThe family of a City lawyer who was killed in her London home paid tribute toda
Family tell of shock at killing of 'beautiful and talented' lawyer
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
The family of a City lawyer who was killed in her London home paid tribute today to a “young star” whose death was “a huge loss to society”. Elizabeth Nnyanzi, 31, a former pupil at Cheltenham Ladies’ College who worked at leading City firm Herbert... Read more
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iol.co.za
Please stop blubbing, Sarah!Joel Ryan/Invision/APIt is no secret that many people dislike the fact Fergie h
Please stop blubbing, Sarah!
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Joel Ryan/Invision/APIt is no secret that many people dislike the fact Fergie has made of lot of cash by monetising her royal connections. London - Oh Fergie, not again! The Duchess of York was back on American television this week, flogging the... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Students across Westminster celebrate bumper A-Level results Students at Paddington Academy celebrate record-breaking A-Level success Ner
Students across Westminster celebrate bumper A-Level results
The Ham&High Network / Posted 10 days ago
Students at Paddington Academy celebrate record-breaking A-Level success Nervous sixth formers across Westminster had cause to celebrate on Thursday morning after schools across the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Victorian training providers lose funding in 'blitz' on dodgy operatorsVictorian Government cuts funding to seven private training providers in 'blitz
Victorian training providers lose funding in 'blitz' on dodgy operators
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Victorian Government cuts funding to seven private training providers in 'blitz' on dodgy operators Funding to seven education and training providers has been cut as part of an industry-wide crackdown on dodgy operators, the Victorian Government has... Read more
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The Border Mail
Victorian training college contracts terminated amid fraud and misconduct revelationsThree unscrupulous training colleges have had their contracts terminated and an
Victorian training college contracts terminated amid fraud and misconduct revelations
The Border Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Three unscrupulous training colleges have had their contracts terminated and another four will soon lose state government funding after a crackdown uncovered serious fraud and misconduct. The Education Department has recouped and withheld more than... Read more
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The Courier
Victorian training college contracts terminated amid fraud and misconduct revelationsThree unscrupulous training colleges have had their contracts terminated and an
Victorian training college contracts terminated amid fraud and misconduct revelations
The Courier / Posted 10 days ago
Three unscrupulous training colleges have had their contracts terminated and another four will soon lose state government funding after a crackdown uncovered serious fraud and misconduct. The Education Department has recouped and withheld more than... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Camden pupil who grew up in Kenya scores top A-level grades La Swap student Ilhan Said, 18, who scored A*, A, A in her A-levels and is he
Camden pupil who grew up in Kenya scores top A-level grades
The Ham&High Network / Posted 10 days ago
La Swap student Ilhan Said, 18, who scored A*, A, A in her A-levels and is heading to Imperial College to study medicine. Picture: Polly Hancock A teenager who studied in Kenya for most of... Read more
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The Age
Victorian training college contracts terminated amid fraud and misconduct revelationsAn Education Department investigation has identified fraudulent claims for trai
Victorian training college contracts terminated amid fraud and misconduct revelations
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
An Education Department investigation has identified fraudulent claims for training that never occurred. Photo: Rob Homer Three unscrupulous training colleges have had their contracts terminated and another four will soon lose state government... Read more
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Gulf News
Qatar health research to be presented at Manila forumFindings from health summit to be used for future innovations Manama: The Worl
Qatar health research to be presented at Manila forum
Gulf News / Posted 10 days ago
Findings from health summit to be used for future innovations Manama: The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), a global initiative of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), will present its Global Diffusion... Read more
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MLive.com
From plastic to plane wreckage, scientists study Oceanic wastelandNEW DELHI — For years along the Cornish coast of Britain, Atlantic Ocean curren
From plastic to plane wreckage, scientists study Oceanic wasteland
MLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
NEW DELHI — For years along the Cornish coast of Britain, Atlantic Ocean currents have carried thousands of Lego pieces onto the beaches. In Kenya, cheap flip-flop sandals are churned relentlessly in the Indian Ocean surf, until finally being spit... Read more
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Western Advocate
Doctors praise new surgical knife that diagnoses as it cutsA new kind of surgical knife can tell cancerous from healthy tissue in seconds
Doctors praise new surgical knife that diagnoses as it cuts
Western Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
A new kind of surgical knife can tell cancerous from healthy tissue in seconds and may help improve tumour removal in the operating room, new research shows. A new kind of surgical knife can tell cancerous from healthy tissue in seconds and may help... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
How to take better holiday photos through scienceI am not being altogether serious but my goal here is to dismantle C.P. Snow’s
How to take better holiday photos through science
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
I am not being altogether serious but my goal here is to dismantle C.P. Snow’s separation of the sciences and the humanities into ‘two cultures’ to help you take better photographs. The division is for the most part imaginary – a self-fulfilling... Read more
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