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2014 BMW i3 Electric-Car Production Rises To Meet Strong Demand
The 2014 BMW i3 electric car has represented a major risk for its maker, but at the moment, it seems to be paying off.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
New Heart Assist Pump Allows Minimally Invasive Approach
Sometimes smaller is better. This is especially true of left ventricular assist devices, the mechanically operated heart pumps that are implanted in heart failure patients to bridge them to transplantation.
Community worker gets top award for help in transforming young lives
Rich Jones, chief executive of the Joshua Project, in Great Horton , has won one of the UK's Ten Outstanding Young Persons awards, organised by Junior Chamber International.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Germany beer market: Speciality beers and regional brands perform well in 2012
Increasing costs for raw material and labor and threatened export volumes pose some concerns for exporters in the Germany beer market, especially as exports to non-European countries have been established as new growth markets.
Neanderthals Had Shallow Gene Pool, Study Says
A girl goes nose-to-nose with a Neanderthal statue in Germany. Ancient DNA research is increasingly revealing the genetic links between modern humans and our extinct ancestors, including Neanderthals and the mysterious Denisovans.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Meet Germany's response to neo-Nazis: The German Apples Front
One clear morning in 2004, an elderly man walking down the streets of the German city Leipzig came across a familiar sight which awoke unpleasant memories of the past: Dozens of demonstrators with a red arm-band with a white circle on it and a black symbol within.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Labyrinth of excess
The incoherent career of Sigmar Polke makes a perverse sort of sense. He was a trickster, a fool, an artist who jittered and skipped rather than evolve in any orderly progression.
Lincoln Daily News
Online retailers in Germany under fire over working conditions
Working practices at the German operations of two of Europe's largest online retailers have come under fire this week, with more strikes at Amazon and Zalando being forced to defend its warehouse operations after a critical TV report.
FEATURE-Glass half empty for Germany's proud beer industry
Behind the pale yellow walls of a former Benedictine monastery on a wooded hill near Munich, the master brewers of Weihenstephan are still perfecting their art after nearly 1,000 years of making beer.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
BMW increases i3 production 43%, Tesla fans snear
Scrolling through my newsfeed this evening, I came across a wonderfully encouraging headline from Bloomberg: BMW lifts i3 electric car production on higher demand : Bayerische Motoren Werke AG , the world's largest maker of luxury vehicles, has increased production of the i3 electric city car 43 percent to meet demand that has exceeded the ... (more)
National Public Radio
A Visitor's Guide To Bach's 'St. Matthew Passion'
Johann Sebastian Bach wrote his St. Matthew Passion for a single purpose-to present the biblical passion story, in music, at Good Friday vesper services.
German Amazon workers called out on strike again
German labor union Verdi has called on workers at online retailer Amazon in Germany to go on strike on Thursday as a long-running pay dispute continues.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
BMW to Boost Output of Electric Vehicle
BMW will increase production of its i3 electric vehicle by around 40 percent, the German automaker said on Tuesday.
Family ties in the language jungle
The only linguistic data available for Carabayo, a language spoken by an indigenous group that lives in voluntary isolation, is a set of about 50 words.
The Village Voice
This Week's Four Best Happy Hour Specials
Need a post-tax day drink? Or craving a plate of bratwurst now that it's grilling season? This week's happy hour specials offer both, plus a suggestion on where to head if you've got hours to kill on a cool April day.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Electrophysiologic Profile and Results of Invasive Risk...
From the Children's Heart Center, University Hospital, Motol, Prague ; Pediatric Cardiology, Children's University Hospital Brno, Brno, Czech Republic ; Department of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany .
Lifestyle determines gut microbes
The gut microbiota is responsible for many aspects of human health and nutrition, but most studies have focused on "western" populations.
BMW i3 production boosted 43% as demand exceeds expectations
BMW AG has increased production of the i3 electric city car 43 percent to meet demand that has exceeded the carmaker's initial expectations.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Biscuit exhibit offers commentary on casualties of war
He has staged an art exhibition and installation of Anzac biscuits in France and now Associate Professor Kingsley Baird's thought-provoking commentary on the carnage and casualties of war is to be staged in Germany - with some key differences.
Standardizing Clinical End Points in Aortic Arch Surgery: A Consensus ...
From the Collaborative Research Group, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia ; Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia ; Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston ; Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E.