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Calls for Application: International Forum for Young Leaders

The Global Conference on Democracy, Human Rights and the Fragility of Freedom will be held at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, March 21-23, 2013. This will be the third Echenberg Family Conference on Human Rights. 201 more words


How the Arts Affect Your Health

For thousands of years, people possess searched for the meaning and beauty of life in music, painting, poesy and other arts. Now scientists are finding that the arts can better both your mental and physical fettle. 767 more words


Breastfed babies 'more intelligent'

It has long been known to ­strengthen immunity but now breastfeeding has been shown to boost ­another vital life asset – intelligence.

Children suckled by their mothers perform significantly better in IQ tests, a new study has found. 161 more words


Mind what you listen to

Professor Daniel Levitin is some music fans’ worst nightmare. The Canadian neuroscientist has turned music – which for many is mysterious and beyond explanation – into a scientific study. 790 more words


Hope for diabetics as gene is discovered


One of the genetic causes of diabetes has been discovered by scientists.

The crucial finding will pave the way for a test to help identify those at risk of developing the disease. 235 more words