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1 hr ago | Medical News

Researchers confirm for the first time that achalasia is autoimmune in origin

Achalasia is a rare disease - it affects 1 in 100,000 people - characterized by a loss of nerve cells in the esophageal wall.

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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Will this be your future Amazon drone?

A trio of master's students say they've taken a big step toward making a drone capable of delivering packages.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Global Catholic Network EWTN

28-Jul-14 - Pro-Life Campaigners Appeal to EU Court Over Vetoed Initiative

'One of Us' Lodge Application After European Commission Rejected Largest Petition in European History By Staff Reporter BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, July 28, 2014 - The organisers of the largest petition in European history which called for an end to European funding of research that destroys human embryos have taken their case to the General Court of the ... (more)

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Iol.co.za

Netherlands despairs for MH17 justice

The convoy of hearses with the remains of the victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17 downed over rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine, drives past international flags as it leaves Eindhoven airport to a military base in Hilversum, the Netherlands, on Wednesday.

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The Washington Post

Therea s basically no such thing as privacy on the Internet anymore

Just how much information we give away about ourselves as we browse the Web has been raised again by a tracking device used in thousands of Web sites.

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Related Topix: World News, Privacy, Computers, US Politics, US News

Victorville Daily Press

Revisiting the Guns of August

On August 3, 1914, British Foreign Secretary Edward Grey gave a speech before Parliament that "proved to be one of those junctures by which people afterward date events," according to Barbara Tuchman in her magisterial "The Guns of August."

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Medical News Today

Treatment identified that prevents tumor metastasis

Metastasis, the strategy adopted by tumor cells to transform into an aggressive form of cancer , are often associated with a gloomy prognosis.

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TrekEarth

Merendree Canal I

The photos taken by photographer John Maenhout are registered and copyrighted. Use in any form is strictly forbidden without the written permission of the photographer.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Michael Tsai's Weblog

Canvas Fingerprinting Instead of Cookies

The type of tracking, called canvas fingerprinting, works by instructing the visitor's web browser to draw a hidden image, and was first documented in a upcoming paper by researchers at Princeton University and KU Leuven University in Belgium.

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Paddock Talk

Nagl Forced To Settle For Eighth In The Czech Republic

After the promise of yesterday when a dominant performance from Max Nagl saw him take a runaway victory in the qualifying race, Team HRC was left wanting today at the MXGP of Czech Republic in Loket.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

NEWS.com.au

'We had time to say our goodbyes'

MH17 victims Jill and Roger Guard, of Toowoomba, and Jill's sister Liz Garrett and husband Mal spent their last 15 days together thoroughly enjoying a European cruise.

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Paddock Talk

Former Belgian Winners Of The 24 Hours Of Spa Blow Out Candles

It is a special edition of the Total 24 Hours of Spa. The race was first organised by the RACB on the 19th and 20th of July 1924, under the label 'Grand Prix de Belgique', so the endurance classic celebrates its 90th birthday in 2014.

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Paddock Talk

Pole Position For Audi Driver Laurens Vanthoor In Home Round At Spa

The Belgian Audi Club Team WRT has achieved a perfect starting base for the Spa 24 Hours.

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BBC News

Town marks promenade centenary

Menai Bridge provided a home for people who fled Mechelen in 1914 when Germany invaded Belgium in World War One.

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Related Topix: Anglesey County, Wales, United Kingdom, World News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

BioSpace

Galapagos NV Creates New Warrant Plan

Mechelen, Belgium; 25 July 2014 - Galapagos NV announced today that its Board of Directors created 666,760 warrants under a new warrant plan for the benefit of employees, directors and an independent consultant of the Company and its subsidiaries.

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LiveScience

Sexy Thoughts: The Mind Is Key in Female Orgasm

A woman's orgasm may have a lot to do with her ability to focus on her body and steer her thoughts a certain way, a new study suggests.

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The WHIR

WhiteHouse.gov Continues Snooping With Unique Cookie Tracking Technology

According the Electronic Frontier Foundation , the White House is using canvas fingerprinting to track visitors to the White House Blog and and website.

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KBMT

Exclusive: Exxon weighs expansion of Beaumont, Texas, refinery - sources

The deliberations at Exxon are focused on the possible addition of a third crude distillation unit , the sources said, and its size would determine how much capacity would increase.

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Globe and Mail

We'd like to fly out of London for a few side trips in Europe. Any tips?

If London gets too foggy for you, the sunny climes of Corfu, Greece, is a short airplane ride away.

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Medical News Today

LSE and ESC announce the launch of a new executive-style MSc to train ...

LSE Health and the European Heart Academy of the European Society of Cardiology are pleased to announce the launch of a new, executive-style MSc aimed at professionals working in the field of cardiovascular sciences.

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