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Wednesday Jul 9 | Hyperallergic

The Multiple Standpoints of Hassan Khan

Hassan Khan, "17 AND IN AUC" , fourteen day performance, sound proofed one-way mirrored room, embedded speakers, microphones, chair and table, beer.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Germany

Sat Jul 05, 2014

MLive.com

World War II veteran dishes on Tojo, MacArthur and Patton's Fighting Bridge Builders

Bill Van Luyn had a good idea who was recuperating behind the door of the guarded hospital room, but he told the military police he wasn't leaving until they let him take a look.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, World News, Germany, Grand Rapids, MI

Thu Jul 03, 2014

EurekAlert!

How knots can swap positions on a DNA strand

Physicists of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and the Graduate School of Excellence "Materials Science in Mainz" have been able with the aid of computer simulations to confirm and explain a mechanism by which two knots on a DNA strand can interchange their positions.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Physics, Science

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Circulation

Myostatin Regulates Energy Homeostasis in the Heart and Prevents...

From the Department of Cardiac Development and Remodeling, Max-Planck-Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Bad Nauheim, Germany ; Institute of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany ; Institute of Biochemistry, Faculty of General Medicine, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary ; and European Institute for ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Biochemistry, Biology, Science, Hungary,

WABC-AM New York

Excessive Reading May Spur Nearsightedness

For years, educators have bemoaned the fact that youngsters aren't reading enough.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Medical Daily

Education Linked To Nearsightedness; Researchers Find More Schooling Means More Myopia

For many years, scientists believed myopia - more commonly known as nearsightedness - was written into your genes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Germany, Ophthalmology

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Medical News Today

Higher education levels linked to increased nearsightedness

Myopia - or nearsightedness - is a common condition that affects around 42% of all Americans.

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Germany, Genetics

Thu Jun 26, 2014

EurekAlert!

Increased nearsightedness linked to higher education levels and more years spent in school

First population-based study to show that environmental factors may outweigh genetics in myopia development; researchers suggest students should spend time outdoors German researchers have found strong evidence that attaining a higher level of education and spending more years in school are two factors associated with a greater prevalence and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Ophthalmology, Macular Degeneration, Health, World News, Germany

Wed Jun 25, 2014

TrekEarth

Castle Rheinfels

Castle Rhinefels is a castle ruin located above the left bank of the Rhein in Sankt Goar, Germany.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany

NatureNews

Love in the lab: Close collaborators

Romance often sparks between colleagues, and scientists are no different. Nature profiles four super-couples who have combined love and the lab.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, 9

WBIR-TV Knoxville

'Speeding' horse caught by German highway camera'Speeding' horse...

'Speeding' horse caught by German highway camera A horse was caught on camera breaking the speed limit in Germany last month.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

American student gets wedged in giant vagina sculpture

After accepting a dare, an American exchange student got stuck in an odd statue in Germany.

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Perez Hilton

This Photo Of A Tourist Getting Stuck In A Giant Vagina Will Give Birth To Many Belly Laughs

An American exchange student caused quite a stir when he got himself stuck in a huge vagina sculpture in Mainz, Germany.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, 127 Hours, James Franco

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Daily Mail

One of the world's smallest books goes on display

It's in the fine print! One of the world's smallest books - which measures just 3.5mm by 3.5mm - goes on display Store manager Anna Clark said the book was produced by the Gutenberg Shop to raise funds for its museum in Germany in the 1950s Named The Smallest Book in the World, its teeny-tiny size requires a magnifying glass to see the text and ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, World Records

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Scoop

Implementing Missile Defense in a Global Context

Remarks Frank A. Rose Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance 3AF Missile Defense Conference Mainz, Germany June 17, 2014 Thank you for that kind introduction.

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, World News, Germany, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Dear Kitty

NSA spying in Germany, new Snowden documents

An analysis of secret documents leaked by Edward Snowden demonstrates that the NSA is more active in Germany than anywhere else in Europe - and that data collected here may have helped kill suspected terrorists.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany,

Mon Jun 16, 2014

DefenceTalk News

Weak Iraqi Army No Match for ISIS Insurgents

The government in Baghdad has hundreds of thousands of soldiers and armed police under its command.

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Sat Jun 14, 2014

TrekEarth

Mountain entrance

From Basel up to Mainz and even further, Rhine river has flown through the Upper Rhenish Lowland Plains, with a maximum of smooth hills accompanying him, and these have often been 20 kms away.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

Russia Taday

European missile defense: Where is the logic?

Dr Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Deputy foreign minister .

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, World News, Germany, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Opinion

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