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Wait – The useful art of procrastination

Frank Partnoy RSA Frank Partnoy ex-Wall Street derivative trader and self-confessed procrastinator, reveals the science behind our decision-making disasters and successes, and argues that decisions of all kinds, whether ‘snap’ or long-term, benefit from being made at the last possible … Continue reading

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How to Fight Excessive Doubt

PsyBlog spring.org.uk Should you really question everything? Here’s a simple tip for those prone to over-thinking… A little critical, analytical thinking is a good thing. Without doubting ourselves sometimes we’d find it difficult to make good decisions. Too much doubt, … Continue reading

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Government of India Declares That All Genetically Modified Foods Be Labeled

April McCarthy Prevent Disease Can we give a thumbs up to the ministry of consumer affairs in India? They have issued a gazette notification early this month indicating that every food package containing genetically modified food shall bear at the … Continue reading

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Swedish doctor censured after refusing to do abortion

Hilary White LifeSiteNews STOCKHOLM, May 15, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A general practitioner has been censured by the Swedish health authorities after saying no to an abortion, The Local, an English language Swedish newspaper reports. In 2010, a woman went to … Continue reading

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Scans could catch benefits cheats

Source: Guardian Brain scans that test individual pain experience could be used to spot benefit cheats within 10 years, it has been claimed. Imaging and other aspects of neuroscience could also be used in future to assess the public risk … Continue reading

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Elderly ‘ignored’ in UK care system

Press TV Campaigners have urged NHS practitioners to treat elderly patients with respect as it was revealed that they are treated like ‘objects’ in the current British healthcare system. In a letter published in the Daily Telegraph, a group of … Continue reading

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Ghana’s law on GM foods finally gets Presidential Assent

Ghana Business News The Biosafety Act which has spent four years in Parliament has finally received Presidential Assent, thus becoming a complete law. The Law, from the Biosafety Act, 831, 2011 will enable Ghana to allow the application of biotechnology … Continue reading

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Rational Intuition: Strategic thinking & gut instinct for successful leadership

Todd Landman RSA “Academic magician” Professor Todd Landman reveals how successful people make their good decisions.

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Land use, land-use change and forestry

Source: UNFCCC The Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol, Affirming that the implementation of land use, land-use change and forestry activities included under the provisions of the Kyoto Protocol shall be … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: EPA Ponders Expanded Regulatory Power In Name of ‘Sustainable Development’

Source: Fox News The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants to change how it analyzes problems and makes decisions, in a way that would give it vastly expanded power to regulate businesses, communities and ecosystems in the name of “sustainable development,” … Continue reading

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