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Free Morgan: Shocking pictures of captive killer whale covered in scars and painful open wounds
The Sunday People reports animal rights groups, including the Free Morgan Foundation, are A lobbying to liberate her from what they call her Spanish hellhole As Morgan the orca leaps through the air under her trainer's instructions, British tourists cheer the A awesome spectacle.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
On Easter Sunday, an altar will rise by electronic miracle from a platform before the main door of St Peter's.
Mind-reading proven to be possible
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Older Dads Can Pass on Gene Mutations That Lower Intellect
Certain genetic abnormalities in a man's chromosomes appear to be linked to intellectual disabilities in his offspring, especially if he fathered them late in life, a new study suggests. These abnormalities are caused by what are called "copy number variations" in genes.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
NEWBananageddon: Fruit supplies at risk from killer fungus
A fungus that restricts water and nutrients to the fruit until it dies has spread from south-east Asia to the Middle East and Africa.
Five scientists awarded prestigious Heineken Prizes
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has announced the names of five internationally renowned scientists who have been awarded prestigious Heineken Prizes .
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Too much animal protein tied to higher diabetes risk
People who eat the most protein, especially from animal sources, are more likely to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, according to a study of European adults.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Mimic Your Boss's Body Language to Build Rapport and Get Ahead
To build a relationship with your superiors at work and have a better chance of moving up the ladder, try mirroring their mannerisms, says LearnVest.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Quick start and challenges for UN's tech transfer body
The "lightning speed" with which a UN-led initiative to transfer technologies for tackling climate change to developing nations has been set up is impressive, but remaining challenges could prevent its success, a member of its advisory board says.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Weekly Standard
More or Less?
Amsterdam "Do you know this man?" Geert Wilders asked, gesturing at a closed-caption screen set up in his heavily guarded office in the Dutch parliament.
St George gets a kiss at the 2013 celebrations in Birmingham
St George is best known in the UK as the patron saint of England. He is honoured on St George's Day, which is on April 23 - the date of his death in 303AD.
Parasite sterilises flowers and transforms petals into 'leaves' to reproduce
After sterilisation caused by a parasite called phytoplasmas, the plants stay alive - but only for the good of the pathogen The petals turn green to look like leaves and attract insects that will help the parasite spread to other nearby plants It affects a range of plants, turning flowers into leaf tissue or producing a profusion of stems known as ... (more)
Wed Apr 09, 2014
'John Smith' found in Norway by police with amnesia in the middle of a snowdrift
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Tue Apr 08, 2014
Eastern Daily Press
Graphic: Scientists solve mystery of the zombie plants
Infected flowers of Catharanthus roseus produce leaf-like petals that may serve as the sites for leafhopper feeding and acquisition of phytoplasma.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
WIENCO sets up fund for research at UDS
Wienco Ghana Limited, importers and distributors of quality agricultural inputs, has established a fund at the University for Development Studies to promote research work at the Faculty of Agriculture.
Hack a day
Goes Retro in a Computer Museum
Our friends over at Hack42 in the Netherlands decided to have some fun with their computer museum.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Home visits for frail older people: a qualitative study on the needs...
Home visits for frail older people: a qualitative study on the needs and preferences of frail older people and their informal caregivers.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Uncovering a WW2 commandos' site
An archaeological dig, which will last for several months, is due to start at a World War 2 commando training site in the Highlands this weekend.