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1 in 10 Korean seniors suffers from deme...

About 10 percent of South Korea's elderly population are suffering from dementia, according to a study conducted by the Seoul National University Bundang Hospital.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), South Korea, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Seeking Tourist Potential, Kazakh Adventurers Follow Explorer's Footsteps

A group of scientists and academics from Kazakhstan have set off in the footsteps of a renowned 19th-century Kazakhstani explorer to highlight the tourism potential of the ancient trade routes linking Central Asia and western China.


Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Kazakhstan Travel, Tajikistan Travel, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan Travel

Science Daily

Cost-effective, solvothermal synthesis of heteroatom (S or N)-doped graphene developed

A research team has developed cost-effective technology to synthesize sulfur-doped and nitrogen-doped graphenes which can be applied as high performance electrodes for secondary batteries and fuel cells.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Ron Duncan Hart, A life in applied humanitarianism in Colombia and Santa Fe

Looking the part of a CIA agent might be an asset in the social circles of Santa Fe, but it is a distinct liability in Colombia if you really are in fact a dedicated, kind, hard-working cultural anthropologist and professor.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Anthropology, Science, Georgia State University,

Hispanic Business

Reports from Yang Ming National University Add New Data to Findings...

In our previous study, stem cells isolated from the human anterior cruciate ligament were shown to possess extensive proliferation and differentiation capabilities when treated with specific growth factors."


Related Topix: Health, ACL Injuries, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research

Fiji Times

Film festival

Guests and movie producers were recognised for their work at the opening of the FNU movie festival at the Raiwai campus on Tuesday night.



Ex-mayor receives leadership grant

FORMER Natonin mayor Ana Maria Paz Rafael-Banaag recently received a full scholarship leadership grant from the Australian government together with six other Filipinos.


Related Topix: Australia, World News

Korea Herald

SNU medical school ups humanities educat...

Seoul National University said Wednesday it is planning to allow its medical students to take more humanities classes, in a bid to make them more empathetic and attentive and ultimately better doctors.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

International Business Times

Malaysia Airlines MH17: EU Feared Won't Ever Enforce Sanctions on Russia; All Talk, No Force

But being highly dependent on Russia's large supplies of natural gas stopped the EU leaders to target the country's major companies and industries.



Anger as Australia dumps carbon tax

Australia's pioneering carbon-pricing mechanism has failed to survive its infancy.


Sys-Con Media

Arch Therapeutics Announces Collaboration With University College Cork School of Pharmacy

Arch is a medical device company developing a novel approach to stop bleeding and control leaking during surgery and trauma care.


Related Topix: Ireland, World News,

Australia failing to leverage ASEAN ties

AUSTRALIA'S failure to build on its links with ASEAN nations amid China's growing influence in the region will have long-term repercussions, analysts say.


Notice to Justice Swatanter Kumar on defamation plea's transfer

The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to NGT chairman Justice Swatanter Kumar on a woman lawyer's plea seeking transfer of a defamation case he filed in the Delhi High Court over her allegation of sexual harassment when she was his intern in May 2011.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The Rating Out... )--Movie Tavern, a pioneer of in-theatre dining, has announced the grand opening of its first Louisiana location in Covington on July 31 as part of the company's natio... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Aspherical Lense Industry Report 2... )--Moody's Analytics, a leading provider of ... (more)


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Science Daily

Enzyme linked to Alzheimer's disease

Unclogging the body's protein disposal system may improve memory in patients with Alzheimer's disease , according to a study from scientists at Kyungpook National University in Korea published in The Journal of Experimental Medicine .


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, The Rockefeller University


New Material Can Put A Twist In Light

Scientists at The Australian National University have uncovered the secret to twisting light at will.


Russia Taday

a Refusing to share: How the West created BRICS New Development Bank

Currently a Research Associate at the INSYTE Group, Dr. Roslyn Fuller has previously lectured at Trinity College and the National University of Ireland.


Related Topix: Trinity College, Opinion


15:01 Al-Farabi Kazakh National University tops national ranking of Kazakhstani universities in 2014

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University has topped the national rating of higher education institutions of Kazakhstan prepared by the Center of the Bologna Process and Academic Mobility of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2014, Novosti-Kazakhstan reports .


Related Topix: Asia, Kazakhstan, World News

Medical News Today

When alcohol is consumed with energy drinks the desire to keep drinking is increased

Public health advocates in recent years have become concerned not with the consumption of energy drinks by youth but also their joint consumption with alcohol by young adults.


Related Topix: Australia, World News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

China Daily

China, Cuba to further advance ties

A Cuban student, identified as Luo Xiao by her Chinese name, holds up her calligraphic work of Chinese character "rabbit" at Beijing Language and Culture University in this file photo taken on Feb 1, 2011.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Cuba, Central America, Cuba, NY, Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve,