3 hrs ago
Interview: UN official says desertification deserves more attention
BONN, Germany , Dec. 12 -- Desertification and land degradation would affect lives of ordinary people and cause many global problems including terrorism, thus deserved more attention from all stakeholders, said a top UN official in an interview with Xinhua on Thursday.
7 hrs ago
PMAS-AAUR, German varsity work together
RAWALPINDI: Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi and Center for Development Research University of Bonn Germany will work together in field of agriculture, and water management.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
This is Local London
Shopper goes high-brow ... here are 10 interesting facts about Ludwig van Beethoven
NEVER let it be said we're not cultured here and don't give you something high-brow once in a while ... for today's daily trivia topic we're looking at Ludwig van Beethoven.
German court rejects Afghan airstrike case
A German regional court has rejected a case accusing that country's forces in Afghanistan of killing scores of civilians in a 2009 NATO airstrike.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Emirates News Agency
IRENA launches first-of-its-kind web portal to demystify renewable energy costs
WAM ABU DHABI, 10th December 2013 -- On the occasion of the sixth meeting of its Council in Abu Dhabi, the International Renewable Energy Agency yesterday launched a unique web portal dedicated to renewable energy cost analysis .
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Dendritic Integration In Hippocampal Neurons
A PhD position in neuroscience is available at the Department of Epileptology and Cognition Research, University of Bonn, Germany.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Molecular signatures of bovine embryo developmental competence
M. Hoelker A B , E. Held A , D. Salilew-Wondim A , K. Schellander A and D. Tesfaye A A Institute of Animal Science, Animal Breeding and Husbandry Group, University of Bonn, Endenicher Alle 15, 53115 Bonn, Germany.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Energy Drinks Alter Heart Function
A recent study has found that healthy adults who consumed energy drinks high in caffeine and taurine had significantly increased heart contraction rates one hour later.
Green Climate Fund headquarters officially opened
The Green Climate Fund headquarters were officially opened for business today in its new host country, the Republic of Korea.
Amherst Daily News
Troops enjoy Christmas feast fit for a king
Following the signing of the armistice on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleven month that ended World War I, Lieutenant General Arthur Currie was informed that the Canadian corps would serve with British army of occupation along the left bank and bridgeheads of the Rhine River's main crossings.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Monster Beverage Calls Heart Study 'Alarmist and Misleading'
Calling the findings "alarmist and misleading," Monster Beverage Corp. has released a statement in response to a paper presented at the Chicago-based Radiological Society of North America's annual meeting that claims energy drinks alter heart function.
Green Climate Fund kicks off in Songdo
The Green Climate Fund will kick off its operations in Korea on Wednesday, with a fund-raising operation on a similar scale to that of the International Monetary Fund.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Energy Drinks Affect Heart, MRI Scans Show
Energy drinks may provide a bit too much of a boost to your heart, creating additional strain on the organ and causing it to contract more rapidly than usual, German researchers report.
New Market Report: SolarWorld AG (SWV) - Clean Technology - Deals and Alliances Profile
SolarWorld AG is a vertically integrated solar company. It designs, manufactures, and develops solar power technologies.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Cardiac MRI reveals energy drinks alter heart function
Healthy adults who consumed energy drinks high in caffeine and taurine had significantly increased heart contraction rates one hour later, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America .
Thu Nov 28, 2013
PHL No. 3 nation 'most at risk' to disasters, natural calamities
BY DINT OF BOTH FATE and human failure, the Philippines seems wedded to disasters and natural calamities.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Prevalence, Factors Associated With, and Prognostic Effects of...
From the Department of Cardiology, ThoraxCenter and Department of Nephrology , Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Department of Medicine II-Cardiology, University Hospital Bonn, Bonn, Germany ; Department of Cardiology, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada ; Department of Cardiology, Bergmannsheil, ... (more)
Mon Nov 25, 2013
How the 'Love Hormone' Works Its Magic
From a biological perspective, at least, cheating is easy to understand. The more sexual partners a man has, the more likely he'll be to pass on his genetic material.
The Washington Post
Ethiopia Push to Lure Farm Investment Falters on Flood Plain
Gleaming Deere & Co. tractors and harvesters are sitting idle five years after Karuturi Global Ltd. opened a farm in Ethiopia that was hailed as the poster child of the country's plan to triple food exports by 2015.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Stars and Stripes
'Cookie Lady' serves troops, returning kindness she recalls from WWII
Maria Myers, 74, has never forgotten the kindness American soldiers showed her German family during World War II when she was 4 years old.