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How long do you want to live?

How long do you want to live, and why? These are the questions that bestselling author and science writer David ...

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Can we define global ethics?

This clip features Reto Schneider, one of my favorite people at Swiss Re. He's our Head of Emerging Risks ...

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New breath test to detect stomach cancer

A new type of breath test that detects nanoparticles could help diagnose stomach cancers, according to a study published in ...

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Mapping children's life chances

Interesting and large new research piece about about children's lifechances - www.childrenschances.org. The better their life chance now ...

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Insuring the world's most dangerous stun

This week's Kiln blog http://www.kilngroup.com/Blog/post/2013/06/26/Insuring-the-worlds-most-dangerous-stunts

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Gene Patents No More

Last week brought us some interesting and important news from the genetic field. The Supreme Court of the United States ...

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Plant-based Lifestyle

My primary reason for becoming vegan in January 2012 was the ethics of the consumption and exploitation of animals. The ...

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Obama on climate change

What is our legacy to next generations, this trailer was almost tailored to our dialogue! Climate change is one of ...

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Haiti: home of the largest solar-powered

A teaching hospital in Haiti is showing the power of renewable energy in real life: "Stretched across the roof of ...

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Doing it like the Dutch do

I was born in the English seaside town of Great Yarmouth, which lies roughly opposite Amsterdam on the other side ...

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British NHS Doctors call for top-up fees

British Doctors have raised the rather controversial issue of introducing the idea that NHS patients could pay top-up fees for ...

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The DC protection pack

It is well known that employers have been shifting from defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) pension schemes in ...

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Privatized science

We face enormous challenges: Sustainably feeding and powering 9 billion by 2050 while ensuring long-term care for a growing, aging ...

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World's largest solar boat visiting NYC

Living in one of the greatest cities in the world comes with a price. Transporting millions of people in and ...

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Junk food will end obesity

Maybe not quite, yet I found this article in the Atlantic very interesting. After all wholesome foods are currently for ...

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