The project has received the support of Pascal Hundt, head of the Assistance division at the International Committee of the Red Cross. He underlines the enthusiasm of Jeffrey Sachs, economist and Ban Ki moon ‘s consultant at the UN, for whom “X ray diagnostic imaging is an essential tool in primary healthcare for diagnosing conditions […]

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Whether riding on an open road or in a race, always look over your shoulder before swinging from one side of the road to the other. Before carving through a corner, always check your blind spot, especially in a race since the noise created by fellow cyclists isn’t always enough to alert you of their […]

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A decade ago, research from Bain Co. Pointed to a customer experience chasm: 80% of companies thought they were delivering a superior customer experience, yet only 8% of customers agreed. Today, the gap remains. Hmmm this customer seems reasonably upset, but isn’t a jerk. This customer is trying REALLY hard to figure out and resolve […]

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On Battle of the Bulge 75th anniversary, WWII vets return to celebrate and pay tributeEach year, when the nuts are thrown into the streets of downtown Bastogne, it a way of “carrying out McAuliffe answer to the Germans,” Riesinger said. Riesinger, who trained to become a navigator for B29 bombers, attended the Nuts Weekend in […]

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Enriching granular fertilisers within current subsidy schemes would be most effective in Malawi, reducing DALYs lost due to Zn deficiency by 10 %. The cost per DALY saved ranged from US$ 624 to 5893 via granular fertilisers and from US$ 46 to 347 via foliar fertilisers. Foliar applications are likely to be more cost effective […]

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Current understanding of the immune system comes primarily from lab based studies. There has been substantial interest in examining how it functions in the wild, but studies have been limited by a lack of appropriate assays and study species. The three spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus L.) provides an ideal system in which to advance the […]

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