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Ex-East Germany leader Erich Honecker's arrest: 25 years on

From the throne to jail: Erich Honecker was hunted, homeless, exiled and jailed in his last years of life. The former East German strongman fell with …

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What Patients And Physicians Really Want From Healthcare (Spoiler: It's Nearly The Same)

The “doctor-patient” relationship is tightly woven into the culture and history of medicine. But that special bond is under enormous pressure today. And to keep it from fraying, we need periodically to examine the fabric. Last month, the Council of Accountable Physician Practices (CAPP), …

The 7 human rights issues that will shape the next generation

Nothing about the future is ever entirely certain. In a time of growing anxiety, shifting international power balances and technological change, the …

NASA starts testing more fuel efficient jet engine tech

A group of engineers have developed a new jet engine tech that can improve planes' fuel efficiency by four to eight percent, and NASA has begun testing it out. They created a new type of engine propulsor -- composed of the fan and a part called the inlet, which directs air into the engine -- …