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2 hrs ago | Improbable Research

Winter/Summer Suggestion that Contagious Yawners are Cooling Their Brains

" A thermal window for yawning in humans: Yawning as a brain cooling mechanism ," Jorg J.M. Massen [pictured here], Kim Dusch, Omar Tonsi Eldakar, Andrew C. Gallup, Physiology & Behavior , epub 2014.


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2 hrs ago | Guns and Ammo

Steyr Arms Unveils New U.S. Headquarters in Alabama

What better way to commemorate your 150th birthday than to celebrate with friends, family and neighbors in a brand new home? Steyr Arms did just that on April 4, 2014, unveiling a new 33,000 square-foot manufacturing headquarters in Bessemer, Alabama.


Related Topix: World News, Bessemer, AL, Trussville, AL, Jefferson County, AL

5 hrs ago | Circulation

Proteome-Based Systems Biology Analysis of the Diabetic Mouse Aorta...

From the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, Glasgow, UK ; UniversitA tsklinikum des Saarlandes, Homburg/Saar, Germany ; Institut National de la SantA© et de la Recherche MA©dicale , U1048, Institut of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease, UniversitA© ... (more)


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9 hrs ago | Circulation

Sex-Related Differences of Acute Stroke Unit Care: Results From the...

From the Department of Neurology and Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology , Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria; Department of Neurology, Hospital Barmherzige Brueder, Vienna, Austria ; Department of Neurology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria ; and Center of Clinical Neurosciences, Danube University of ... (more)


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13 hrs ago | Reuters

Hypo bank woes poison the mood in Austria

Hypo Alpe Adria, the state bank whose woes will swell Austria's debt and deficits this year, is morphing into a national bogeyman for a country fed up with the lender's chronic need for support and policymakers' failure to resolve the issue.


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15 hrs ago | Directions Magazine

Riegl Lidar 2015 will take place in Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China May 5-8, 2015

After the exceptional success of RIEGL LIDAR 2013 , which took place in Vienna Austria, RIEGL announces its next International User Conference, RIEGL LIDAR 2015, to be held in Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China.


Related Topix: World News, China, Europe, Asian-American, Chinese-American

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Performers go 'On the Town' in Star Quest youth talent show in Pleasant Hill

Rita Gebert is bringing her lifelong love of singing to a Pleasant Hill stage -- all the way from Innsbruck, Austria.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, On the Town, Pleasant Hill, CA, Adventure, Musical Movies, World News, Anouk, Pop/Rock, Martinez, CA

Iran cuts proliferation-prone uranium stock

Diplomats say the U.N. will certify later this week that Iran's ability to make a nuclear bomb has been reduced because it has neutralized half of its material that can be turned quickly into weapons-grade uranium.


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Lawyer who Helped Return Nazi-Looted Heirlooms to Jewish Family to Speak Locally

An attorney who took on the Austrian government to retrieve a Jewish family's Nazi-stolen heirlooms - and won - will be speaking this month in Malibu.


Related Topix: Malibu, CA, World News, US News, US Supreme Court

Medical News Today

High cure rates achieved with fixed-dose interferon-free and ribavirin-free regimen

Results from three Phase III clinical trials evaluating the investigational once-daily fixed-dose combination of the nucleotide analogue polymerase inhibitor sofosbuvir 400mg and the NS5A inhibitor ledipasvir 90mg, with and without ribavirin , for the treatment of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C virus infection have been presented at the ... (more)


Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, World News,

Intelligent Robotic Navigation Attracts Million Euro Investment

Linz, Austria, 15 April 2014. The innovation leader for intelligent robotic navigation, RobArt GmbH, announced today the closing of a financing round A. The successful investment consortium includes Robert Bosch Venture Capital , the corporate venture company of the Bosch Group as well as Innovacom and SEB Alliance.


Related Topix: World News, Robots, Science / Technology


Entanglement Effects in Elastomers: Macroscopic vs Microscopic Properties

Sandra SchlA gl received her Diploma in Technical Chemistry from the University of Technology in Graz, Austria, in 2006.


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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Medical News

Radiation plus hormones offers best outcomes for localised prostate cancer

The combination of radiotherapy and androgen deprivation therapy is more effective than radiotherapy alone for preventing disease recurrence in men with localised prostate cancer , according to research findings presented at the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology 33rd annual congress in Vienna, Austria.


Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Oncology, Medicine, World News,

CBS 47

Whoopi Goldberg wants a role in next Star Trek sequel

Whoopi Goldberg addresses the audience during a press conference prior to the Life Ball on July 17, 2010 in Vienna, Austria.


Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Thriller, Star Trek: Nemesis, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Whoopi Goldberg, World News, Star Trek Into Darkness

The 'Mobile Hospitality'-Kitchen to be Showcased at the ICFF New York, 5/17

The "Mobile Hospitality"-Kitchen will be shown at the ICFF New York in May 17-20 th, together with some other Austrian companies.


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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Muslim Brotherhood Flees London After British PM Launches Investigation

The Muslim Brotherhood is reported to be fleeing its recently established headquarters in London following the announcement of an investigation into their activities by Prime Minister David Cameron.


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Transitions Online

Ukrainian Oligarch With Russia Ties Arrested, Russia-EU Chill Could Benefit Baku

Plus, the Russian co-owner of Montenegro's huge aluminum plant sues the government and Brussels shifts gears on Bosnia.


Related Topix: Prison, Vladimir Putin

The Florida Times-Union

Golden Years: Anniversary celebrations

Dottie and Ronald Sanders celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.


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Science Blog

New Chinese herbal medicine has significant potential in treating hepatitis C

Data from a late-breaking abstract presented at the International Liver CongressTM 2014 identifies a new compound, SBEL1, that has the ability to inhibit hepatitis C virus activity in cells at several points in the virus' lifecycle.[i] SBEL1 is a compound isolated from Chinese herbal medicines that was found to inhibit HCV activity by approximately ... (more)


Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Herbalism, World News,

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Art Daily

New installation by Austrian artist Heinrich Dunst on view at Vienna's Secession

The Austrian artist Heinrich Dunst creates spatial interventions and performances that navigate the gap between what can be seen and what can be said, the untranslatability of one form into another, and the contextual nature of spatial presentations.


Related Topix: World News, Arts, Painting