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GREECE IN PANIC: Citizens withdraw £2.1bn from banks in 45 DAYS amid default fears

And they are stashing the cash under their mattreses, in safes and in furniture amid a new run on the banks, it has been claimed.<p>Greece faces running …

Europe

Five Technologies That Will Disrupt Healthcare By 2020

<i>Frost & Sullivan’s Transformational Health program provides insight on the growth opportunities driven by innovative healthcare technology</i><p>The healthcare landscape is changing exponentially and the following technologies are expected to have far-reaching implications in terms of diagnostics, …

Digital Health

Dramatic Waters of Iceland (12 photos)

For two weeks in October, French photographer Michel Rajkovic visited Iceland, looking to shoot not just its beautiful landscapes but to capture something intangible. “There's something magical about Iceland,” he tells us. “The light, the waterfalls, the rocks, the lava fields…I wanted to show what …

China's Mesmerizing Landscape By Thierry Bornier

Here are some amazing photographs from China’s mountains, rivers and rice terraces from the very talented French photographer Thierry Bornier. He …

Backdoor bailouts saved French banks from sinking with Greece

In March 2010, two months before the announcement of the first Greek bailout, European banks had €134 billion worth of claims on Greece. French banks had by far the largest exposure: €52 billion—this was 1.6 times that of Germany, 11 times that of Italy, and 62 times that of Spain.<p>The €110 billion …

Europe

French farmers vow to step up blockades of cities, roads, tourist sites over falling food prices - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

French farmers protesting over falling food prices have threatened to step up blockades of cities, roads and tourist sites, as the government …

Let's stop treating our soil like dirt

July 20, 2015 — The United Nations’ International Year of Soils is hardly a media darling. Maybe it’s because many people are like me, who recall …

Farming

The hidden success behind procrastinating

We’re all familiar with procrastination in some form or other; some of us much more than others and for many different reasons. The question I ask, …

The House Just Passed a Bill Banning GMO Labeling

A major flashpoint in the ongoing public controversy over genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, is the question of whether foods with GMO …

Genetics study points toward eyedrop treatment for cataracts

In coming decades, doctors might be able to treat or prevent cataracts with eyedrops -- all because of an unexpected discovery, revealed during a genetics study, about a molecule that helps make cholesterol in human cells.<p>Lanosterol, as the substance is known, can reverse the accumulation of …

Scientists Can Now Control Mice Brains Wirelessly

Small but powerful tool provides manipulation of mice’s neural networks<p>Researchers have a hard time understanding how tiny changes to networks of neurons in an animal's brain can affect its behavior. Now a team of researchers has figured out a way to tinker with the neural networks of mice in real …

The world's smallest language has only 100 words — and you can say almost anything

In Icelandic, a compass is a direction-shower, and a microscope a small-watcher.<p>In Lakota, horse is literally dog of wonder.<p>These neologisms demonstrate the cumulative quality of language, in which we use the known to describe the unknown.<p>"It is by metaphor that language grows," writes the …

John Horton Conway: the world’s most charismatic mathematician | Siobhan Roberts

John Horton Conway is a cross between Archimedes, Mick Jagger and Salvador Dalí. For many years, he worried that his obsession with playing silly games was ruining his career – until he realised that it could lead to extraordinary discoveries<p>On a late September day in 1956, John Horton Conway left …

High School

Why Can't We All Just Get Along? Because We Shouldn't.

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Why can’t we all just get along?</i><p>Who hasn’t asked that rhetorical question at one time or another? We sometimes utter this common refrain when observing what we think are futile conflicts between others. Other times we’re …

Leadership

Sinn Féin passed a motion to drop the 'London' from Derry and unionists are livid

<b>First published 10.12 am</b><p>THE ANCIENT DEBATE is rearing its head again, in Stroke City.<p>A Sinn Féin proposal to change Londonderry back to simply …

Breakthrough in world's oldest undeciphered writing

<b>The world's oldest undeciphered writing system, which has so far defied attempts to uncover its 5,000-year-old secrets, could be about to be decoded by Oxford University academics.</b><p>This international research project is already casting light on a lost bronze age middle eastern society where enslaved …