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Los Angeles Times
She has grand designs on how interiors should beThe gig: Leura Fine, 29, is founder and chief executive of Laurel & Wolf, which
She has grand designs on how interiors should be
Los Angeles Times / Posted 19 hours ago
The gig: Leura Fine, 29, is founder and chief executive of Laurel & Wolf, which specializes in residential and commercial interior design. Fine is also one of Forbes' 2016 selections for "30 under 30," young entrepreneurs who are rapidly climbing the... Read more
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CBC.ca
Sen. Anne Cools reflects on the 1960s civil rights struggle in MontrealForty-seven years ago this February, six West Indian students at Montreal's Sir
Sen. Anne Cools reflects on the 1960s civil rights struggle in Montreal
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
Forty-seven years ago this February, six West Indian students at Montreal's Sir George Williams University accused their white professor of giving them unfair grades. Those accusations caused racial tensions in the city to erupt, culminating in the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Stamps cut ties with Randy ChevrierRandy Chevrier, the longest-tenured Calgary Stampeders veteran, will not be bac
Stamps cut ties with Randy Chevrier
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Randy Chevrier, the longest-tenured Calgary Stampeders veteran, will not be back with the club next season. Stamps GM/president John Hufnagel confirmed Friday that the 39-year-old long-snapper and pending free-agent will not be offered a contract... Read more
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examiner.com
Sanders, Clinton almost tied, Sanders, Rubio do best in general election matchupBonnie K. Goodman, BA, MLIS is a journalist, librarian, editor & historian. She
Sanders, Clinton almost tied, Sanders, Rubio do best in general election matchup
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
Bonnie K. Goodman, BA, MLIS is a journalist, librarian, editor & historian. She is the editor of a series of political, academic & education blogs, including the long running History Musings: http://historymusings.wordpress.com. Ms Goodman is an... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Chaotic Environments May or May Not Lead to Overindulging, Depending on Your Mindset Many of us are unfortunately too familiar with the dangerous habit of stress
Chaotic Environments May or May Not Lead to Overindulging, Depending on Your Mindset
Doctors Health Press / Posted 2 days ago
Many of us are unfortunately too familiar with the dangerous habit of stress eating. Whether you are a parent coming home from a long day at the office and having... Read more
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TechCrunch
When Will The Machines Wake Up?Machines matter to people. But, they “matter” only because they affect people.
When Will The Machines Wake Up?
TechCrunch / Posted 2 days ago
Machines matter to people. But, they “matter” only because they affect people. It’s widely supposed that today’s machines themselves cannot be “affected” — because they have no feelings, no conscious thought, no sentience. Interestingly enough, it... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Growing up Poor Can Lead to Overeating in Adulthood, Even When Full A new study suggests that calorie intake is higher among “full” individuals w
Growing up Poor Can Lead to Overeating in Adulthood, Even When Full
Doctors Health Press / Posted 2 days ago
A new study suggests that calorie intake is higher among “full” individuals who grew up with low socioeconomic status. With the growing obesity epidemic, we are stumped on how to... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
JESSICA LAWS: Clean water is a rightLike every morning, I wake up and drag my body into the washroom. I use the to
JESSICA LAWS: Clean water is a right
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 2 days ago
Like every morning, I wake up and drag my body into the washroom. I use the toilet, take a hot shower, and make my way down to the kitchen where I have a glass of water and make oatmeal. And, if my dad is so lucky, I might even turn his coffee... Read more
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CNN
Zika virus: Is DDT an option?Dr. Lyle Petersen, director of the division of vector-borne diseases at the Cen
Zika virus: Is DDT an option?
CNN / Posted 2 days ago
Dr. Lyle Petersen, director of the division of vector-borne diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told The New York Times last week that concerns about DDT have to be "reconsidered in the public health context." Still, experts... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock reaches major NHL milestoneWhen Scotty Bowman first met Mike Babcock, he was the 37-year-old coach of the
Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock reaches major NHL milestone
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
When Scotty Bowman first met Mike Babcock, he was the 37-year-old coach of the minor-league Cincinnati Mighty Ducks, right out of successful run as a junior coach. The Detroit Red Wings had several prospects playing in Cincinnati – Jiri Fischer,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canadian astronomers set to probe cosmos with X-ray telescopeWhen Luigi Gallo graduated from the University of Calgary with a science degree
Canadian astronomers set to probe cosmos with X-ray telescope
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
When Luigi Gallo graduated from the University of Calgary with a science degree 20 years ago, he did the conventional thing and got a job in the oil and gas industry. It didn’t last. He realized he was after energy production on a far grander scale... Read more
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The Mercury News
Stanford announces new president: neuroscience pioneer Marc Tessier-LavigneSTANFORD -- Stanford University on Thursday named a neuroscientist with stellar
Stanford announces new president: neuroscience pioneer Marc Tessier-Lavigne
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
STANFORD -- Stanford University on Thursday named a neuroscientist with stellar research and biotech credentials to be its 11th president, underscoring the university's continued commitment to science. Marc Tessier-Lavigne, 56, has been a passionate... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Should Soccer Players Wear Head Protection?Should amateur and professional soccer players wear some kind of head protectio
Should Soccer Players Wear Head Protection?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
Should amateur and professional soccer players wear some kind of head protection to prevent against concussions? We speak to several experts about the frequency of head injuries in soccer, and about the arguments for having players wear some kind of... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Kiwanis Music Festival ready to go!The tradition continues. On Tuesday, Feb. 16, the 68th annual Pembroke Kiwanis
Kiwanis Music Festival ready to go!
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 3 days ago
The tradition continues. On Tuesday, Feb. 16, the 68th annual Pembroke Kiwanis Music Festival gets underway, both a celebration of musical talent and an intense competition centred on Festival Hall. Over the next three weeks, the stage will serve as... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Zika virus: Is DDT an option?A relatively new mosquito-borne virus known as Zika has rapidly spread to more
Zika virus: Is DDT an option?
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
A relatively new mosquito-borne virus known as Zika has rapidly spread to more than two dozen countries. Transmitted by the aggressive Aedes aegypti mosquito, the virus has been linked to a heart wrenching neurological disorder that results in... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
MAC brings back the jazzThe Jon Miller Quartet has gotten plenty of airplay with its 2015 release, Thre
MAC brings back the jazz
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 3 days ago
The Jon Miller Quartet has gotten plenty of airplay with its 2015 release, Three Days in Winter. This Friday, Feb. 12, the foursome will warm up a late-winter night on the mid-Island when they play the Jazz at the MAC series at the McMillan Arts... Read more
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Deseret News
The simple trick to help students boost their semester gradesWhen Dominique Morisano told colleagues at McGill University in Montreal that s
The simple trick to help students boost their semester grades
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
When Dominique Morisano told colleagues at McGill University in Montreal that she thought she could improve grades by having students write out life goals, they laughed. "They said it was not theoretical," Morisano said of presenting her proposal to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Trudeau hires adviser to help him make better decisionsPOLITICS BRIEFING During the October election, Gerald Butts, the Prime Ministe
Trudeau hires adviser to help him make better decisions
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
POLITICS BRIEFING During the October election, Gerald Butts, the Prime Minister’s principal secretary, took a pause in the campaign to tweet a picture of a book on forecasting the future that he was buying at McGill University. Mr. Butts has now... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Cracking down on hecklers and the Liberal McGill Mafia: A week on the HillOTTAWA — Wayne Stetski, the rookie NDP MP for the southeastern B.C. riding of K
Cracking down on hecklers and the Liberal McGill Mafia: A week on the Hill
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
OTTAWA — Wayne Stetski, the rookie NDP MP for the southeastern B.C. riding of Kootenay-Columbia, first met Justin Trudeau during one of the Trudeau family's most difficult moments. In 1998, Stetski was the district manager for Kokanee Glacier... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Goodale promises all views considered in creating new MP security panelOTTAWA — The Trudeau government appears to have picked the Liberal MPs who will
Goodale promises all views considered in creating new MP security panel
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
OTTAWA — The Trudeau government appears to have picked the Liberal MPs who will play a key role in shaping a powerful new committee of parliamentarians that will oversee the activities of more than a dozen federal security agencies. But as the... Read more
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New Kerala
Women don't make first move when it comes to online datingToronto, Feb 4 : All men please take note! In the online dating world, women do
Women don't make first move when it comes to online dating
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Toronto, Feb 4 : All men please take note! In the online dating world, women do not like to send personal messages to initiate contact and later mating and would rather send "weak signals" than making the first move, a team of Indian-origin... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Innovation tops agenda for Govenor-General David Johnston’s U.S. visitGovernor-General David Johnston heads to Washington next week for a “working vi
Innovation tops agenda for Govenor-General David Johnston’s U.S. visit
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Governor-General David Johnston heads to Washington next week for a “working visit” to push for greater collaboration on science and innovation, one month before Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s official visit to the White House. The Prime Minister... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Something Smells Fishy: New Study Reveals That Seafood Decreases Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease Previous studies have demonstrated the protective effects of consuming seafoo
Something Smells Fishy: New Study Reveals That Seafood Decreases Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease
Doctors Health Press / Posted 4 days ago
Previous studies have demonstrated the protective effects of consuming seafood in preventing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Seafood, especially salmon,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
UBC finance committee says no to selling off fossil fuel holdingsThe University of British Columbia’s finance committee has voted against sellin
UBC finance committee says no to selling off fossil fuel holdings
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
The University of British Columbia’s finance committee has voted against selling off the school’s fossil fuel holdings, saying it would go against their fiduciary duty. The finance committee, part of the school’s Board of Governors, made the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Executives-residence pass their knowledge to the next generationFor more than 25 years, real estate executive Blair Hagkull put his fingerprint
Executives-residence pass their knowledge to the next generation
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
For more than 25 years, real estate executive Blair Hagkull put his fingerprints on some of the world’s biggest property developments and investments in North America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Now, he’s passing on his strategic management... Read more
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New Kerala
How gender roles affect health outcomes after heart attackToronto, Feb 3 : Irrespective of your biological sex, performing traditional ge
How gender roles affect health outcomes after heart attack
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
Toronto, Feb 3 : Irrespective of your biological sex, performing traditional gender roles ascribed to women such as managing the household or taking care of children may put you at increased risk of a second cardiac event after a heart attack, new... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
The case for rallying around Arctic sea iceThe ice floating on top of the world covers pretty much the entire Arctic Ocean
The case for rallying around Arctic sea ice
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 5 days ago
The ice floating on top of the world covers pretty much the entire Arctic Ocean in midwinter. By late summer it shrinks to half that much. If trends continue, by mid-century the summer ice may take up less space than Japan. As the Arctic Ocean... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Irregular Sleep Patterns May Be Linked to Obesity and Diabetes A study recently published in the Journal Sleep evaluated the effects of slee
Irregular Sleep Patterns May Be Linked to Obesity and Diabetes
Doctors Health Press / Posted 5 days ago
A study recently published in the Journal Sleep evaluated the effects of sleep timing on metabolic health factors, including weight status and insulin resistance. It seems that there are... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Healthy Fat Diet Is Key to Weight Loss and Improved Cholesterol Levels Healthy fats along with modest weight loss are shown to improve cholesterol l
Healthy Fat Diet Is Key to Weight Loss and Improved Cholesterol Levels
Doctors Health Press / Posted 5 days ago
Healthy fats along with modest weight loss are shown to improve cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease, a new study reports. Dyslipidemia, or elevated blood fat... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Gender associated with risk of cardiovascular recurrence in adultsSex (biological and physiological characteristics) differences are increasingly
Gender associated with risk of cardiovascular recurrence in adults
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
Sex (biological and physiological characteristics) differences are increasingly being studied to assess symptoms, risk factors and outcomes for various diseases. Now, a new pan-Canadian study led by a team from the Research Institute of the McGill... Read more
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Daily Mail
‘Cauliflowers’ on Mars may be a sign of ancient alien life‘Cauliflowers’ on Mars could be a sign of ancient alien life: Unusual shape may
‘Cauliflowers’ on Mars may be a sign of ancient alien life
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
‘Cauliflowers’ on Mars could be a sign of ancient alien life: Unusual shape may have been caused by microbes, say scientists Patterns spotted by the Spirit rover in 2008 in Mars' Gusev crater Scientists say the 'cauliflowers' may have been created... Read more
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Medical News Today
Chronic pain may be linked to genetic changes in the immune systemChronic pain may change our immune system by reprogramming how the genes work,
Chronic pain may be linked to genetic changes in the immune system
Medical News Today / Posted 6 days ago
Chronic pain may change our immune system by reprogramming how the genes work, says a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports. Chronic pain following an injury can lead to disability and depression. Pain is considered chronic when it... Read more
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Business Wire
Poxel Appoints Janice Bourque and Pierre Legault to its Board of DirectorsLYON, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--POXEL SA (Euronext – POXEL - FR0012432516), a bi
Poxel Appoints Janice Bourque and Pierre Legault to its Board of Directors
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
LYON, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--POXEL SA (Euronext – POXEL - FR0012432516), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative drugs to treat type 2 diabetes, today announced the addition of Janice Bourque, Managing Director of... Read more
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Boston Globe
7 commercial uses for dronesDrones, officially called unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), have captured the atten
7 commercial uses for drones
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
Drones, officially called unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), have captured the attention of savvy hobbyists and dialed-in investors alike. They maintain that drones have endless commercial applications, due to their relatively small size and ability to... Read more
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The Hindu
‘India must assert its growing stature’The Indo-U.S. nuclear deal was a major accommodation of India’s rising role by
‘India must assert its growing stature’
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
The Indo-U.S. nuclear deal was a major accommodation of India’s rising role by the developed world, but it is symbolic and the real acceptance would be membership in global institutions such as the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and Nuclear... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Over-Exercising Is Not the Solution to Being Overweight High levels of physical activity may not be any better than sitting on a couc
Over-Exercising Is Not the Solution to Being Overweight
Doctors Health Press / Posted 9 days ago
High levels of physical activity may not be any better than sitting on a couch when it comes to weight loss, suggests a new study. The health benefits of physical activity are well understood.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Bamboo-based build brings safe classroom to Dominican RepublicJack Elliot and students completed a test build in Cornell’s High Voltage Labor
Bamboo-based build brings safe classroom to Dominican Republic
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
Jack Elliot and students completed a test build in Cornell’s High Voltage Laboratory before erecting the structure in the Dominican Republic. Credit: Robert Barker/University Photography A versatile architectural technology created by a Cornell... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers create new neuronal connections for the first timeThat very fine hair-line object that you see being pulled across the screen is
Researchers create new neuronal connections for the first time
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
That very fine hair-line object that you see being pulled across the screen is actually a neuron being made. A research team led by McGill University and the Montreal Neurological Institute has managed to create new functional connections between... Read more
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Science Daily
Want to rewire a neuron? You’ve got to take it slowThat very fine hair-line object that you see being pulled across the screen in
Want to rewire a neuron? You’ve got to take it slow
Science Daily / Posted 10 days ago
That very fine hair-line object that you see being pulled across the screen in a video at the bottom of this article is actually a neuron being made. A research team led by McGill University and the Montreal Neurological Institute has managed to... Read more
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FOX News
Winter weather alerts may signal greater fall risk for elderlyIn Canadian winters, older people fall 20 percent more often after a freezing r
Winter weather alerts may signal greater fall risk for elderly
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
In Canadian winters, older people fall 20 percent more often after a freezing rain alert, according to a new study. That suggests a need for stronger cautions against going outside in icy conditions and more help from local governments, families or... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Tofu Could Help IVF Treatment Outcomes, Study Suggests Soy intake may improve pregnancy outcomes among women undergoing fertility tr
Tofu Could Help IVF Treatment Outcomes, Study Suggests
Doctors Health Press / Posted 10 days ago
Soy intake may improve pregnancy outcomes among women undergoing fertility treatments, reports new study. Bisphenol A is no stranger to most people as it has made headlines within recent years... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Tweeting and ‘Instagramming’ May Poorly Affect Your Health All those hours spent on Twitter and Instagram may be the reason you are not
Tweeting and ‘Instagramming’ May Poorly Affect Your Health
Doctors Health Press / Posted 11 days ago
All those hours spent on Twitter and Instagram may be the reason you are not sleeping so well, suggests a new study. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh surveyed almost 1,800... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Kate Middleton among the fans of this business-savvy fashion designerWe’re in the depths of a Canadian winter but Andrea Lenczner already has her he
Kate Middleton among the fans of this business-savvy fashion designer
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
We’re in the depths of a Canadian winter but Andrea Lenczner already has her head tied around the coming spring season. It’s not cherry blossoms that have her preoccupied. Her thoughts run more in the direction of gingham and stripes in shades of... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
The Sweet Truth: Brain Prefers Calories Over Sweet Taste, Study Says In case you are wondering why you can’t seem to curb sweet cravings—a new stu
The Sweet Truth: Brain Prefers Calories Over Sweet Taste, Study Says
Doctors Health Press / Posted 12 days ago
In case you are wondering why you can’t seem to curb sweet cravings—a new study out of Yale University has discovered that it is the calories that count, not the sweet... Read more
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Newswise
Why Do Some Fish Thrive in Oil-Polluted Water? Scientists thought guppies in Northern Trinidad could be a rare example of ada
Why Do Some Fish Thrive in Oil-Polluted Water?
Newswise / Posted 12 days ago
Scientists thought guppies in Northern Trinidad could be a rare example of adaptation to crude oil pollution. But they found something else. Newswise — When scientists from McGill University learned... Read more
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PhysOrg
Video: Why do some fish thrive in oil-polluted water?When scientists from McGill University learned that some fish were proliferatin
Video: Why do some fish thrive in oil-polluted water?
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
When scientists from McGill University learned that some fish were proliferating in rivers and ponds polluted by oil extraction in Southern Trinidad, it caught their attention. They thought they had found a rare example of a species able to adapt to... Read more
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The Hindu
India sets an example in subsidised TB diagnosisThere is a bright spot in an otherwise gloomy TB scenario in India. Of the 12 h
India sets an example in subsidised TB diagnosis
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
There is a bright spot in an otherwise gloomy TB scenario in India. Of the 12 high-burden countries where the private sector is a major player in providing health care, the Indian private sector offers the cheapest price for the WHO-approved Xpert... Read more
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BC Local News
Poet recognized for his contribution to literature over a career spanning 50 yearsThe landscape of people’s youth influences the gears of their imagination throu
Poet recognized for his contribution to literature over a career spanning 50 years
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
The landscape of people’s youth influences the gears of their imagination throughout their lives. Award winning poet Patrick Lane still notices the Okanagan countryside slipping into his prose and poetry. “It still influences my later years. The... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Poet recognized for his contribution to literature over a career spanning 50 yearsThe landscape of people’s youth influences the gears of their imagination throu
Poet recognized for his contribution to literature over a career spanning 50 years
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
The landscape of people’s youth influences the gears of their imagination throughout their lives. Award winning poet Patrick Lane still notices the Okanagan countryside slipping into his prose and poetry. “It still influences my later years. The... Read more
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PhysOrg
New study compares shallow earthquakes and deeper tremors along southern San Andreas faultResearchers led by McGill University's Rebecca Harrington install temporary sei
New study compares shallow earthquakes and deeper tremors along southern San Andreas fault
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
Researchers led by McGill University's Rebecca Harrington install temporary seismometer stations near Cholame, California, along the San Andreas Fault. Credit: Rebecca Harrington Seismologists working along California's San Andreas Fault near Cholame... Read more
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