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7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Holistic Medicine

Dallas says Ebola crisis cost city $155,000

DALLAS (Reuters) - The city of Dallas said on Wednesday it spent more than $155,000 on the emergency response to the Ebola crisis, including $27,000 to care for the dog of a nurse who contracted the virus.<p>The city will seek partial reimbursement from the state for expenses incurred after Liberian …

Drug can repair spinal cord injuries, study shows

<b>A drug that can encourage nerves in the spinal cord to grow and repair injuries has been developed by US scientists.</b><p>The study on rats, published in the journal Nature, showed some degree of movement and bladder control could be restored.<p>The drug works by disrupting the "sticky glue" that prevents …

Monitoring the situation in Chhattisgarh

“I can only think of a holiday.” The soldier of the Central Reserve Police Force’s 223 Battalion said this to one of his colleagues as they stepped …

India

CJI sets up Social Justice Bench for public interest cases

The bench will hear cases concerning social issues particularly those related to women, children and underprivileged.<p>By: Written by | New Delhi …

Snapdeal launches India’s first virtual store for the differently abled

The first-of-its-kind virtual store, from the stable of Snapdeal.com, was inaugurated by Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor.<p>Written by | New Delhi …

Merkel urges Putin to cooperate ahead of Russia-less G7

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The world’s leading industrialized nations threatened on Wednesday to impose harder-hitting sanctions on Russia if it does not help restore stability to eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian militias continue to operate at will.<p>While Ukraine was able to hold a largely peaceful …

G7 holds off from further Russia sanctions

Leaders of the G7 group of industrial nations have limited themselves to warning Russia of another round of sanctions as they urged President Vladimir Putin to stop destabilising Ukraine.<p>On the first day of the group's summit in Brussels on Wednesday, the bloc said that Putin must pull Russian …

Obama and allies: Putin faces critical choices

PARIS (AP) — Laying out clear conditions, President Barack Obama and Western allies opened a pathway for Russia to ease tensions in Ukraine on …

Obama deflects French appeal in massive bank fine

PARIS (AP) — President Barack Obama deflected France's appeal Thursday to intervene over a potential multibillion-dollar U.S. fine against the …

Barack Obama: Russian conflict preventing economic growth - video

Barack Obama warns Russia of tougher sanctions from G7 nations if it continues to disregard Ukraine's newly-elected government. Speaking at the end of the G7 summit in Brussels, the US president says that Russia's actions are preventing its economy from growing. He also urges Russia to stop …

Obama warns Russia over Ukraine actions

U.S. President Barack Obama had stern words for his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over Russia's actions in Ukraine, following a meeting Thursday of G7 leaders in Brussels, Belgium, at which Russia was excluded.<p>Putin "has a chance to get back into a lane of international law," Obama said.<p>But …

Samsung set to release its slimmest smartphone ever

Samsung is far from done releasing thin, all-metal, mid-range smartphones, judging by a leak at Chinese wireless regulator <i>Tenaa</i>. Though more modest in specs than the Galaxy Alpha, the new 5.5-inch Galaxy A7 is definitely the A-series' alpha model, trumping the Galaxy A5 and A3 phones. At 6.3mm, …

Eating meat is worse for the environment than driving to work

Next time you brag about biking to work instead of driving for the sake of the environment, take a good look inside your lunch box.<p>According to a new report released by the London-based think tank Chatham House, livestock production accounts for more direct greenhouse gas emissions overall than all …

Sustainability