Esther Rivera

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We must invest in SMEs to create a lasting recovery

The Government must focus on measures that will incentivise large businesses to invest the cash they have accumulated and to boost the confidence of small and medium-sized businesses<p>We have much to be optimistic about as we reflect on 2013, with the UK economy growing at its fastest rate for three …

13 Wacky Ways To Not Freeze Your Butt Off This Winter

Now that the first pretty snowfall is long gone, the dreary, nippy winter weather has officially lost its novelty. Day after day, most of us don identical, androgynous puffy jackets or pea coats as we venture out into the frigid gray abyss. But winter clothes don't <i>have</i> to be boring -- some people …

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

Stock Markets

HIV infection causes immune cells to self-destruct, study says

Scientists say they have discovered a key process by which the AIDS virus kills key immune cells: It triggers a preprogrammed self-destruct sequence within the cell that is intended to alert fellow immune cells of a crisis.<p>In papers published simultaneously Thursday in Science and Nature, …

Q&A: The 5 Big Questions in Brain Science

A bioethicist suggests that neuroscience challenges how we view ourselves.<p><b>Advances in our understanding of the brain have turned neuroscience into one of the hottest frontiers in research, and in ethics. (See "Beyond the Brain.")</b><p>On Wednesday, the U.S. Presidential Commission for the Study of …

After cocaine, nerve cells send signals that intensify cravings - Futurity

One way to control cravings for cocaine may be to reverse a process that allows nerve cells to send signals that intensify the urge to use the drug.

What Comes After Antibiotics? 5 Alternatives to Stop Superbugs

"Superbug" bacterial infections that are resistant to common antibiotics are increasing at an alarming rate. But traditional antibiotics aren't the only way to battle dangerous germs. Biomedical scientists are investigating new additions to their arsenal.

6 Bright Microscopic Images Of Life

Here are the winners of the 2013 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition.<p>For the tenth year in a row, miscroscope and camera manufacturer Olympus sponsored a light microscope photography contest, and the results are stunning. The winner, pictured above, is an aquatic carnivorous plant, …

Imaging

Mini Implantable Microscopes to Watch Living Cells Inside the Body

How miniature, implantable microscopes will cut down on the need for invasive medical testing.<p><b>To get an up-close look at a patient's tissue</b>, a doctor typically does a biopsy—chops off a tiny chunk of organ or tumor and sends it to a lab for processing. The lab encases the tissue in paraffin wax, …

Scientists draw up definitive list of genes that make us human

Researchers have drawn up the first definitive list of genetic changes that make modern humans different from our nearest ancient ancestors, who died out tens of thousands of years ago.<p>The list amounts to a series of biological instructions that shape the brains and bodies of living people and …