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  1. News - China - SCIENCE

    China’s programme for recruiting foreign scientists comes under scrutiny

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 10:04pm by MARA HVISTENDAHL

    ... sent him either the Chinese version or an English translation of either document (COER says he never asked); he later obtained the Leading Talent application through his lawyers. In July ... with the first affiliation of COER.” Leonhardt's contract is bilingual, with English and Chinese versions of clauses side by side. But the versions differ in content: Silberg, who has a Ph.D. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1631317/chinas-programme-recruiting-foreign-scientists-comes-under-scrutiny
  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Learning second language may delay dementia, Scottish study finds

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 09:55pm by MCT

    ... they are English native speakers, of European origin, born, raised, and living in and around Edinburgh. None was an immigrant." That was good for the study, given that it mostly wipes out potentially ... a third of the study group) reported having learned at least one language other than English enough to communicate in it. Of those, 195 said they learned it before age 18; 65 said they learned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1524765/learning-second-language-may-delay-dementia-scottish-study-finds
  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    Stem cell cloning could lead to cure for diabetes, say scientists

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 01:28am by AFP

    ... of lab-grown embryos. "We are now one step closer to being able to treat diabetic patients with their own insulin-producing cells," said Dieter Egli of the New York Stem Cell Foundation, who ... cells. Insoo Hyun, a bioethicist from the Case Western Reserve University's school of medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, said the research, the latest to produce embryonic stem cells that carry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1499550/stem-cell-cloning-could-lead-cure-diabetes-say-scientists
  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists try captive approach to fighting invasive lionfish

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:08pm by AP

    ... of the researchers and the director of the University of Florida's School of Natural Resources and Environment. He said the study suggested that sharks and groupers "have the capacity to learn ... the lionfish invasion. Lad Akins, of the Reef Environmental Education Foundation, a Florida-based organisation of divers and marine enthusiasts, said he believed feeding lionfish to native predators ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1487234/scientists-try-captive-approach-fighting-invasive-lionfish
  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    Stem-cell transplants clear HIV from patients, researchers report

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... transplants after developing lymphoma, a type of blood cancer. Since the transplants, doctors have been unable to find any evidence of HIV infection, Timothy Henrich of Harvard Medical School told ... Boston patients received cells without this mutation. "Dr Henrich is charting new territory in HIV eradication research," said Kevin Robert Frost, chief executive of the Foundation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1275446/stem-cell-transplants-clear-hiv-patients-researchers-report
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Breakthrough as human liver grows from stem cell

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... experts say. "This is a major breakthrough of monumental significance," said Dr Hillel Tobias, director of transplantation at the New York University School of Medicine. Tobias is chairman of the American Liver Foundation's national medical advisory committee. "Very impressive," said Eric Lagasse of the University of Pittsburgh, who studies cell ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1275445/breakthrough-human-liver-grows-stem-cell
  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Huge viruses, dubbed Pandoraviruses, may be new life form

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Pandoraviruses come from a different family than previously known giant viruses, said researchers Jean-Michel Claverie, a professor at the school of medicine at Aix-Marseille University, and Chantal ... The opening of the box will definitively break the foundations of what we thought viruses were", the researchers said. Most of their genes appear unfamiliar to scientists, and they contain code ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1286409/huge-viruses-dubbed-pandoraviruses-may-be-new-life-form
  8. News - World - SCIENCE

    Eben Alexander's 'Proof of Heaven' stirs debate about life after death

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... after death. Inevitably, sceptics wonder if Alexander, who teaches at Harvard Medical School, is going out on a paranormal limb. "It sounds like he had nothing more than an intense lucid ... written their stories on the website of the Near Death Experience Research Foundation. "These experiences might be a glimpse into our next miraculous and exciting adventure," said Paul ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1061009/eben-alexanders-proof-heaven-stirs-debate-about-life-after-death

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