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Trans-Pacific trade negotiations ‘on track’

Chris Zappone The Age The latest round of negotiations in the ambitious nine-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement concluded in Melbourne this week, with members suggesting the deal was on track ahead of the year-end goal for completion. Australia’s chief negotiator Hamish … Continue reading

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Study indicates finding a positive parental balance is key

Jamie Hanlon EurekAlert Wondering why your toddler is acting up? University of Alberta researcher Christina Rinaldi says it may be time to take a look at your parental style—and your partner’s. Rinaldi’s study, which appears in Early Childhood Research Quarterly, … Continue reading

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Bill Gates and 47,500 Cases of Paralysis

Joe Samuel Food Freedom News In India, Monsanto hired Bollywood actors to promote genetically engineered cotton seed to illiterate farmers. Nana Petakar became a brand ambassador for Monsanto. The advertising has been called “aggressive, unscrupulous and false.” Bill Gates, heavily … Continue reading

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Strict fertility treatment bans in Europe draw criticism

Maria Cheng AP/USA Today LONDON (AP) — More than three decades after Britain produced the world’s first test-tube baby, Europe is a patchwork of restrictions for people who need help having a child. Many countries have strict rules on who … Continue reading

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Poland imposes ban on MON810 GM-maize

AllAboutFeed Poland has now officially imposed a ban on Monsanto’s MON810 GMO maize. Recent protests by beekeepers and anti-GMO activists have resulted in a successful conclusion. Digital Journal reported in late March on a protest by Beekeepers and Anti-GMO activists … Continue reading

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Studies Point to Pesticide as a Culprit in Decline in Bee Populations

Carl Zimmer The Ledger Scientists have been alarmed and puzzled by declines in bee populations in the United States and other parts of the world. They have suspected that pesticides played a part, but to date their experiments have yielded … Continue reading

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4,000 offenders seek teaching jobs

Wesley Johnson The Independent Paedophiles, violent thugs and drug dealers were among more than 4,000 offenders who applied to become teachers last year despite having almost 10,000 criminal convictions between them, figures showed today. Criminal records checks even revealed four … Continue reading

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In recognizing faces, the whole is not greater than the sum of its parts

Lucy Hyde EurekAlert How do we recognize a face? To date, most research has answered “holistically”: We look at all the features—eyes, nose, mouth—simultaneously and, perceiving the relationships among them, gain an advantage over taking in each feature individually. Now … Continue reading

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‘The Hunger Games’ Theatrical Trailer

The Hunger Games THE HUNGER GAMES is directed by Gary Ross, with a screenplay by Gary Ross and Suzanne Collins and Billy Ray, and produced by Nina Jacobson’s Color Force in tandem with producer Jon Kilik. Suzanne Collins’ best-selling novel, … Continue reading

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Geo-engineering: The radical ideas to combat global warming

A FLASHBACK ARTICLE Alok Jha The Guardian Artificial clouds to reflect away sunlight, creating colossal blooms of oceanic algae and the global use of synthetic carbon-neutral transport fuels are just three of the climate transforming technologies in need of urgent … Continue reading

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