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  1. Scientists in a spin over synthetic spider silkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Reuters

    German scientists create artificial silk by combining spider protein with bacteria usually found in the guts of humans and animals. It's as strong and flexible as the real thing, and because of its biocompatability, the silk could have a variety of surgical uses.

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  2. Scientists in a spin over synthetic spider silkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Reuters

    German scientists create artificial silk by combining spider protein with bacteria usually found in the guts of humans and animals. It's as strong and flexible as the real thing, and because of its biocompatability, the silk could have a variety of surgical uses.

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  3. Germany Shocked Over Largest Single Loss of Life in 15 YearsRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The grief was acutest in Haltern am See, a town of 38,000 about 80 kilometers north of Dusseldorf that lost 16 students and two teachers. Two prominent opera singers were also on Germanwings Flight 9525.

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  4. A stiff new layer in Earth's mantleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    University of Utah geophysicist Lowell Miyagi holds a press that houses a diamond anvil, in which minerals can be squeezed a pressures akin to those deep within the Earth. Miyagi and a colleague in Germany squeezed mineral crystals in a diamond anvil under pressures like those deep underground.

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  5. Pierre Boulez: the new music evangelistRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    Pierre Boulez, who turns 90 on March 26, has always aimed for the unexpected. He's not only pioneered computer-based composition and championed new music, he also makes sure audiences understand avant-garde sounds.

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  6. Modified E. coli spin fibres as tough as spider silkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | New Scientist

    Spider silk is stronger than steel and tougher than Kevlar, but efforts to spin our own have so far failed to match the real thing. Now a German research group has come up with artificial fibres that equal its toughness, which could lead to safer airbags.

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  7. Modified E. coli spin fibres as tough as spider silkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | New Scientist

    SPIDER silk is stronger than steel and tougher than Kevlar, but efforts to spin our own have so far failed to match the real thing. Now a German research group has equalled its toughness.

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  8. Germany debates bill to set gender quota on corporate boardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | EurActiv.com

    Germany's bill on a quota for women on supervisory boards: starting in 2016, the number of women on executive boards should increase to at least 30%. [Sam Churchill/Flickr] A bill to introduce a quota for women in corporate leadership positions is up for approval in the Bundestag.

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  9. Kiwi tech start-up spearheads global smart textile marketRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | Scoop

    New Zealand smart fabric technology start-up, Footfalls & Heartbeats announced today the signing of an exclusive ongoing licensing deal with one of the world's largest medical compression therapy companies, securing its foothold as a key emerging player in the smart textiles market. Headquartered in Bayreuth, Germany, Medi GmbH&Co.KG is a leading global player in medical products with more than 60 years experience in compression technology.

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  10. German court limits performances of Brecht playRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2013 | Deutsche Welle

    Berthold Brecht's heirs and notorious theater director Frank Castorf have reached an agreement over a controversial production of Bertolt Brecht's "Baal." The production will only be shown two more times.

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  11. How carbonates behave in Earth's interiorRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Science Daily

    Carbonates are the most important carbon reservoirs on the planet. But what role do they play in Earth's interior? How do they react to conditions in Earth's mantle? These are the questions being asked by a group of scientific researchers from various geoscience disciplines.

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  12. Online scramble for Bayreuth tickets beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    For decades, fans of Wagner's operas around the globe have had to place ticket orders by mail, often waiting years to rise to the top of a waiting list to see a single opera in the four-week season. Now, the challenge is to book them quickly enough on the Internet.

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  13. Bavarian medical 'breakthrough' with spider silkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    Liquified spider silk extruded in a gel via a three-dimensional printer could soon be regenerating damaged human heart muscle and nerve cells, according to German researchers. Biomaterial experts at Germany's Bayreuth and WA1 4rzburg universities claimed a breakthrough in cultivating living cells while holding them in place with liquified spider silk.

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  14. Albert SchweitzerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Free Dictionary

    Albert Schweitzer , OM was a German - and later French - theologian, musician, philosopher, physician, and medical missionary in Africa best known for his interpretive life of Jesus. He was born in the province of Alsace-Lorraine , at that time part of the German Empire .

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  15. German anti-Islam rally Monday to raise new tensionsRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2015 | Central Ohio

    A massive march by anti-Islam nationalists planned for Monday threatens to raise new religious tensions - and potential violence - in Europe in the wake of last week's terrorist attacks in Paris by radical Muslims. Germany's justice minister on Sunday urged the group called Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West to cancel its demonstration, but the group vowed to go ahead with a rally that will commemorate the 17 people killed in the Paris attacks.

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  16. In Praise of the Bourgeois, Liberty-Loving Race of HobbitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Acton Institute

    Review of The Hobbit Party: The Vision of Freedom that Tolkien Got and the West Forgot by Jonathan Witt and Jay Richards, . 232 pages.

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  17. Janis Martin, mezzo-soprano who became a soprano, dies at 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Janis Martin, a mezzo-soprano who reinvented herself as a soprano midway through a career that brought vivid praise for her command of Wagner and Strauss, died Dec. 14 in San Antonio. She was 75. A California native, Martin rose to prominence at the San Francisco Opera and earned a contract at the Metropolitan Opera in New York before performing at major opera houses across Europe, including in Paris, Milan, Vienna, Munich and Rome.

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  18. Janis Martin dies at 75; mezzo-soprano who became a sopranoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Janis Martin was a regular at the Bayreuth Festival in Germany, where she was known for her expertise in Wagner and Strauss roles. Janis Martin was a regular at the Bayreuth Festival in Germany, where she was known for her expertise in Wagner and Strauss roles.

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  19. Piga Picha! offers a snapshot of Kenyan studiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Georgia Straight

    Pigapicha is a Swahili term meaning "take my picture". With the addition of an exclamation mark, it is also the title of a fascinating exhibition, surveying decades of studio photography in Nairobi, Kenya.

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  20. Martian meteorite may contain evidence of extraterrestrial lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | CNET News.com

    ... know already from previous measurements," study co-author Professor Ahmed El Goresy of the University of Bayreuth, Germany, said. These points are supported by the nanoscale secondary ion mass spectroscopy data. This reveals that the material was ...

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