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Dear Nigeria: goodbye and thank you

Leaving after 18 months, Clementine Wallop pens an open letter to the country she fell in love with<p>Dear Nigeria,<p>After some time as your guest in Abuja, I wanted to thank you for teaching me:<p>Patience. If you’d told me I’d spend a year of my life waiting for a Nigerian visa, I might have backed out …

Job Market Looks Ripe for Liftoff

Best Stretch of Hiring Since 1997 Suggests Stronger Wage Growth Ahead<p>The best three-month stretch of hiring since 1997 has positioned the U.S. labor market to start delivering stronger wage growth for a wider swath of Americans after more than five years of sluggish recovery from a deep …

Our Amazingly Plastic Brains

Mental and physical exercise can keep the brain fit and help it recover capacities lost to disease and trauma<p>Can the brain heal and preserve itself—or even improve its functioning—as we get older? For some time, many scientists have tended to think of our brains as machines, most commonly as …

The Brain