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  1. Panic attacks can hit dogs just as easily as humans

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jade Lee-Duffy Cynthia Smillie's 11-year old dog named Tao-tao unexpectedly started to 'virtually break down the door' when she went to bed. Every night, when it got dark, Tao-tao would become more and more anxious, and try to hide. Eventua ...

  2. Butterflies on the edge as humans move in

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a conservation group claims. But the decline is just part of a larger problem at major butterfly habitats in Hong Kong that are under threat from development and excessive human disturbance, according ... in Tuen Mun, Lantau and Tai Po face serious or mild degrees of degradation, the association says. One of the six is the Fung Yuen site, which is of special scientific interest. The number ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Chinese International School's student human rights group

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... commitment to the notions of social justice and compassion enunciated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A high achiever whose interests range from creative writing to French and quantum physics, Yi-ling says a unit focusing on human rights that Kern introduced in the English curriculum first roused her interest. "We discussed everything from the ban of the burka in France ...

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    US Supreme Court to decide if human genes can be patented

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Supreme Court agreed to consider whether human genes can be patented in an issue that has split the medical community and will shape the future of personalised health care and the biotechnology ... published in 2005 by Science magazine found that 20 per cent of human genes had some level of patent protection. Any move to change that system, "particularly with the deeply settled reliance ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books

    Charting the human story through how we drew our maps

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... of the oceans, the lineaments of Africa, Arabia and Antarctica were all clearly on display. Here, presented at last to the gaze of humanity, was a literally cosmic image of the geography of our planet. ... religious consciousness of the commonality of human experience. Its influence over the succeeding decades- whether on third-world identity politics or environmentalism- would prove immense. Rare, ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books

    Conflicts of interest

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Tom Keneally captures the tragedy of the Great War in his tale of two sisters, writes James Kidd Conflicts of interest The Daughters of Mars by Tom Keneally Sceptre Tom Keneally ... will face. Most, as is so often characteristic with depictions of the first world war, examine the value of human life in a world that routinely sacrifices it to abstract notions of the greater good: ...

  7. Forced abortion casts shadow over human rights plan

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The improvement of human rights is about taking good care of our businesses on our own terms in order to serve the interests of our own people.' News site Rednet.cn based in Hunan said on Tuesday ... Raymond Li Authorities might have to ask themselves if they are serious about the latest national plan to protect human rights after reports emerged about a Shaanxi woman who was forced ...

  8. Minister wants humane stance on organ cases

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a patient,' Huang said. The more humane system, similar to the United Network for Organ Sharing in the United States, will try to ensure a transparent, fair and need-based system to identify ... are of higher quality than those from prisoners. 'Doctors who are opposed to the [new] system must be trying to protect their own interests to profit from the involvement of the courts and army ...

  9. Odyssey in search of human kindness

    Posted Jan 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Year. 'I thought the journey would be interesting, and that we would see a variety of scenery and folk cultures in different regions,' Feng said. 'We weren't worried about ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    How to get kids interested in science

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... the entrepreneurial US biologist who led one of the first ventures to map the human genome? Science education experts say parents have an important role to play in cultivating children's interest ... apart broken toys and make new ones with the components." Promoting interest in science and scientific learning has long been a concern of education officials. But while many schools have ...




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