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Friday, January 30, 2015

Scientists tracking the Ebola outbreak in Guinea say the virus has mutated. 

Researchers at the Institut Pasteur in France, which first identified the outbreak last March, are investigating whether it could have become more contagious. 

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A university lecturer who carried out a survey of his students and asked them what they thought of “walking” seminars compared with “sitting” seminars, found they preferred the walking seminars because they improved well-being and communication.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

“Is Germany a protest vote?” my sister asked, struggling to contain her cynicism as she trawled through the photographs of Miss Universe contestants dressed in what was described as their “national costumes” last weekend. It certainly looked like some kind of political protest. 

Thursday, January 29, 2015

If you have thought about becoming a volunteer but worry that you’ll be getting into unchartered waters in the classroom, this article is for you.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

My delight at the opportunity of delivering a course, Reading Caribbean History through Literature, is matched only by my dismay at the dwindling numbers of students in both the history and literature departments at Costaatt. 

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

If people of African descent are granted respect, protection and fulfillment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by 2024, the main objectives of the United Nations’ International Decade of People of African Descent will be met.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Having someone give you her or his undivided attention by listening to what you have to say can be magical. 

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

To live successfully with any illness requires active engagement with your diagnosis. It’s important to understand the basics of whatever portends, recognise symptoms, and to know how to respond each time. That is also what I call being actively involved in your life on a daily basis.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

A study has linked commonly used medicines, including over-the-counter treatments for conditions such as insomnia and hay-fever, to dementia. 

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

A new study suggests that the female hormones estrogen and estradiol may protect the brain against the toxic effects of lead.

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