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North Atlantic hurricane season

The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1. Forecasts across the board call for an active season, with storm counts ...

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3D hearts?

Following the amazing progress in the three dimensional bio printing field including the regeneration of human lower jaw and ear ...

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Implementing the care bill

http://www.guardian.co.uk/social-care-network/2013/may/28/how-to-implement-care-bill

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Sustainable generational community

An excellent briefing paper on using smart growth and universal design to link the needs of children and the aging ...

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Population Aging - David E Bloom

Population aging does raise some formidable and fundamentally new challenges, but they are not insurmountable. These changes also bring some ...

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Easing the Pains of Aging

Up to 40% of elderly people who have rheumatoid arthritis don't respond adequately to approved treatments. Help for them ...

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Hitch a ride with Solar Impulse

As I type this, the Solar Impulse plane and crew are resting comfortably in Dallas after being in the air ...

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Attitudes to Inheritance

It is often suggested that, in the future, older people will feel less desire to pass on their wealth to ...

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Solar Storms

I recently joined a Space conference in Rome where I learned that the famous solar storm called "Carrington event" taking ...

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Banning plastic

Rwanda has banned non-biodegradable plastic and hopes to become the first plastic free country in the world, but as this ...

STORY URL: Rwanda's plastic bag-free utopia
Not so long ago, Rwanda suffered from an all-too-familiar problem in Africa: billions of plastic bags choking waterways and destroying entire ecosystems. To fight this scourge of the environment...

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Washed away

The Senegalese city of St. Louis is being threatened by rising sea levels. Some 70% of its 250,000 citizens ...

STORY URL: Climate change drowning 'Venice of Africa'
Ameth Diagne was asleep when the first waves lapped at his back door, the lukewarm, salty water seeping into his bedroom an impassive portent of the final days of his 650-year-old fishing community.

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What's the verdict on nuclear energy?

Following the earthquake-induced tsunami on the north-east coast of Japan in 2011 and the crisis it triggered at the Fukushima ...

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The Power Of Conformity

With possibilities of living longer and been healthier keep expanding researchers invest most of their time trying to understand the ...

STORY URL: Elevator Experiment

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'Sociable' housing

Cohousing is a form of "intentional community" created and run by its residents. It consists of private houses or flats ...

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Changing Attitudes - More Voices

Older People’s Day: A time to celebrate UK Older People’s Day is on 1 October to coincide with ...

STORY URL: Older People’s Day | Older Peoples Day
http://olderpeoplesday.co.uk/about/

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