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5 hrs ago | GreenCarReports

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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Related Topix: BMW i3, Hatchback, BMW, World News, Germany

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Newswise

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.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, World News, Germany,

Thetelegraphand Argus

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany

Mon Apr 21, 2014

PR-inside.com

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.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, World News, Germany,

LiveScience

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Ynetnews

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.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Financial Times

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany,

Reuters

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.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, World News, Germany

Thu Apr 17, 2014

TreeHugger

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)

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Related Topix: BMW i3, Hatchback, BMW, World News, Germany, Autos

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.

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Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Johann Sebastian Bach, World News, Germany

West Australian

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.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

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.

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EurekAlert!

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Beer, Life, Food, Pizza

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Circulation

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 .

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Related Topix: Czech Republic, World News, Europe, Germany

EurekAlert!

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Anthropology, Science, World News, Germany

Automotive News

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.

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Related Topix: BMW i3, Hatchback, BMW, Coupe, BMW i8, World News, Germany

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Scoop

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany

Circulation

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.

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