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New map pinpoints Lyme disease risk areas

Source: USA Today CONCORD, N.H. – Researchers who spent three years dragging sheets of fabric through the woods to snag ticks have created a detailed map they claim could improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease. The map, which … Continue reading

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Nanotechnology in Medical Applications: The Global Market

Source: PR Newswire HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Global Information Inc. (GII) is pleased to announce a new market research report “Nanotechnology in Medical Applications: The Global Market” by BCC Research. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120120/CG39448) The global nanomedicine market reached … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Barclays insider lifts lid on bank’s toxic culture

James Moore The Independent A former senior Barclays employee today exposes the “culture of fear” that operated at the bank and claims Bob Diamond would have been aware of his traders’ activities. Speaking exclusively to The Independent, the banker alleges … Continue reading

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Inside Story – Rigged bank rates: Is there more to come?

Al Jazeera In the wake of the bank rate-rigging scandal, Bob Diamond, Barclays chief executive, announced his resignation from the post with immediate effect, on Tuesday. In a statement, Diamond, who faced mounting calls to step down, said he made … Continue reading

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Revenge of a fallen titan: Ousted Barclays boss makes damning claims Bank of England and Labour ministers were involved in rigging interest rates

James Chapman & Becky Barrow Daily Mail Bob Diamond last night implicated large parts of the Establishment in the rate-fixing scandal. In a spectacular act of revenge, the fallen financial titan turned on the Bank of England, Whitehall officials and … Continue reading

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Is it time to consider locking up bankers?

Daniel Knowles The Telegraph Two hundred and ninety million pounds – that’s how much Barclays has been fined for attempting to manipulate the Libor interest rate. That’s not much less than the estimated £300m cost of last year’s riots in … Continue reading

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The Consequences Of The Unthinkable: Here Is What Happens When The Euro Breaks Up

Tyler Durden Zero Hedge     As the following image from Spiegel summarizes, three things will happen simultaneously when the unthinkable finally occurs: i) economic output plummets, ii) unemployment rate soars, and iii) consumer prices explode. Of course, this is … Continue reading

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Shell keen to import foreign workers

Leigh Sales ABC One of the world’s most powerful business leaders has applauded the Government’s move to put a price on carbon, but says his company will need to import foreign workers to make its Australian operations competitive. Peter Voser, … Continue reading

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Thieves plundering petrol

Rodney Lohse Today Tonight Australia’s fastest growing crime is being fueled by frustrated motorists who just aren’t prepared to pay the going rate at the browsers.

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The Hindsight Bias: I Knew It All Along!

PsyBlog spring.org.uk Going into business for yourself is scary. Despite all the potential rewards, compared with getting a safe job with a big firm, being an entrepreneur means accepting huge risks. All entrepreneurs know that there are no guarantees and … Continue reading

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