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New generation medicines make the heart regenerate itself

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New generation medicines make the heart regenerate itself

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A new scientific breakthrough has led to the regeneration of heart cells in mice. The heart cell damaged by heart attacks, previously considered to be permanent damage, were able to regenerate themselves into new h...

Asia Pulp & Paper to undertake human rights audit

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Asia Pulp & Paper to undertake human rights audit

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Paper products giant Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) will undertake a human rights audit across its Indonesian operations. The move, which APP says is an acknowledgment of a recent United Nations call for the global p...

Optimism and humour can help to combat dental fear, study suggests

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Optimism and humour can help to combat dental fear, study suggests

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Some of the most important factors in managing stress during a visit to the dentist include optimism on the part of the patient and an atmosphere of humour in the interaction with the dental staff. Scientists at ...

Burmese savour taste of democracy

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Burmese savour taste of democracy

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Only a small proportion of Burma's parliamentary seats are being contested in by-elections in April, but with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi standing for the first time, the campaign has considerable significan...

U.S. Bans Rights Abusers, Strengthens Effort Against Atrocities

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U.S. Bans Rights Abusers, Strengthens Effort Against Atrocities

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To help "ensure that the United States does not become a safe haven for serious violators of human rights," U.S. President Barack Obama today issued a proclamation barring the entry of individuals said to be involv...

Good news – Hangover cure is heading to market

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Good news – Hangover cure is heading to market

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Here's some good news for the millions of us likely to drink a little too much over the holiday season - the development of hang-over cure that combats the after-effects of drinking in just fifteen minutes. America...

California adopts advanced clean car rules

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California adopts advanced clean car rules

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The state of California passed a potentially historic mandate for increasing the required number of plug-in and zero emissions vehicles (ZEVs) sold in the state to 15.4 per cent of all new vehicles by 2025. The s...

Ikea begins urban planning project

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Ikea begins urban planning project

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You get a certain feeling that you’re getting lost in a craftily designed labyrinth when you enter an Ikea store, The Globe and Mail reports. But the next question is: will that discomforting almost-warmth of a proto...

Bolivia Set to Pass Historic ‘Law of Mother Earth’ Which Will Grant Nature Equal Rights to Humans

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Bolivia Set to Pass Historic ‘Law of Mother Earth’ Which Will Grant Nature Equal Rights to Humans

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With the cooperation of politicians and grassroots organizations, Bolivia is set to pass the Law of Mother Earth which will grant nature the same rights and protections as humans. The piece of legislation, call...

Sri Lankan survey finds ‘healthy’ elephant numbers

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Sri Lankan survey finds ‘healthy’ elephant numbers

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Sri Lanka's elephant population remains healthy despite decades of fighting between government and rebel forces, the first survey since the end of the nation's bloody civil war showed Friday. Wildlife officials s...

Study suggests ageing in the central nervous system of Multiple Sclerosis patients can be reversed

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Study suggests ageing in the central nervous system of Multiple Sclerosis patients can be reversed

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New research highlights the possibility of reversing ageing in the central nervous system for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. As we get older, our bodies' ability to regenerate decreases.  This is not only true ...

‘Pyramids’ planted to revive Philippine corals

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‘Pyramids’ planted to revive Philippine corals

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02/10/2012 (AFP) Thousands of small “pyramids” are being planted off the Philippines’ famous Boracay resort island in an effort to bring its nearly destroyed coral reefs back to life, an environment group said Thur...

Homeless Man Max Melitzer Learns He’s Rich

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Homeless Man Max Melitzer Learns He’s Rich

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SALT LAKE CITY -- A private investigator says he has tracked down a homeless Utah man and delivered some good news: He's inherited a lot of money. David Lundberg said he found Max Melitzer pushing a shopping cart f...

Indigenous people blockade river against ‘murderous’ oil company

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Indigenous people blockade river against ‘murderous’ oil company

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Over the weekend more than 100 Shuar indigenous people, also known as Wampis, blockaded the Morona River in Peru in an effort to stop exploratory oil drilling by Canadian-owned Talisman Energy. The blockade in mean...

Keystone oil sands pipeline rejected, for now

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Keystone oil sands pipeline rejected, for now

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The Obama administration rejected a bid to expand the controversial Keystone oil sands pipeline Wednesday, saying the deadline imposed by Congress did not leave sufficient time to conduct the...

Bright Is The New Black: New York Roofs Go Cool

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Bright Is The New Black: New York Roofs Go Cool

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On the hottest day of the New York City summer in 2011, a white roof covering was measured at 42 degrees Fahrenheit cooler than the traditional black roof it was being compared to, according to a study including NASA ...

Tasmanian Forest Deal Brings End to a Conflict While Saving Trees

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Tasmanian Forest Deal Brings End to a Conflict While Saving Trees

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The federal Australian government has signed a deal with Tasmania which ensures the preservation of, at least, 430,000 hectars of ancient high conservation value forests. The 430,000 hectars will be immediately p...

RSPCA inspector Emma Timmis runs 1,425 for charity’s wildlife centre

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RSPCA inspector Emma Timmis runs 1,425 for charity’s wildlife centre

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An RSPCA inspector has completed a staggering 1,425 mile run from Durban to Cape Town in aid of one of its wildlife centres. It's thought she is the first woman to take on the ‘Freedom Trail' which saw her do more...

Fungi Discovered In The Amazon Will Eat Your Plastic

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Fungi Discovered In The Amazon Will Eat Your Plastic

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Polyurethane seemed like it couldn’t interact with the earth’s normal processes of breaking down and recycling material. That’s just because it hadn’t met the right mushroom yet. The Amazon is home to more spec...

Carbon credits to benefit farmers

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Carbon credits to benefit farmers

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Improved farming practices, especially in rice cultivation, would reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and provide economic benefits for rural farmers in Viet Nam through participation in a carbon-credit programme, accor...