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58 min ago | 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,

Fri Jul 18, 2014


GOssTo: a stand-alone application and a web tool for calculating...

GOssTo is bundled with six semantic similarity measures, including both term- and graph-based measures, and has extension capabilities to allow the user to add new similarities.


Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, Italy, World News

Zindagi Gulzar Hai's Zaroon Junaid: 11 things to know about chocolate boy Fawad Afzal Khan

And as much as we love the character we cannot help ourselves fall in love with the fine actor playing the role - .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, Bollywood, World News, Pakistan, Wedding


Mixing Vodka With Energy Drinks Found To...

Adding alcoholic beverages to caffeinated energy drinks increases a person's desire to continue consuming the beverages, according to research published online Thursday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research .


The Toronto Star

Mixing booze with energy drinks makes you want more alcohol, study finds

It may be popular among young people out on the town, but a new study has found more evidence that consuming energy drinks mixed with alcohol can be a hazardous way to party.


Related Topix: Medicine, Alcoholism, Health


New material puts a twist in light

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


Thu Jul 17, 2014

The RiotACT

Royal Canberra Hospital implosion leaves enduring legacy

The botched demolition of the Royal Canberra Hospital in 1997 is memorialised by the tragic death of 12-year-old Katie Bender, an innocent bystander who attended the event with her family.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

DFW Catholic

Papal trip to Korea should renew local Churches, priest says

Rome, Italy, Jul 17, 2014 / 01:01 pm .- In the run up to Pope Francis visit to South Korea next month, a Korean priest said he expects ground breaking changes there in terms of peace and the Church's service to society.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Roman Catholic Church, Religion