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Kenya’s presidential election – matter African continent and the world

Kenyans will be heading to the polls on August 8 for elections that have been closely followed not just in the Horn of Africa country but across the world. Election posters have replaced consumer goods...

Autism People With Autism Are Less Surprised by the Unexpected

Adults with autism may overestimate the volatility of the world around them, finds a new UCL study published in Nature Neuroscience. The researchers found that adults with autism were less surprised by unexpected images in...

Muted Stress Response Linked to Long Term Cannabis Use

A new study by Washington State University psychology researchers reveals a dampened physiological response to stress in chronic cannabis users. Using a nationally recognized procedure designed to provoke elevated levels of stress, Carrie Cuttler, clinical...

King of Morocco celebrating 18 years on the throne pardoned 1178 people…But…

King Mohammed VI of Morocco pardoned 1,178 people detained during protests in the troubled  northern Rif region. The King issued the pardons as part of an announcement celebrating 18 years on the throne. The mass prisoner...

Private equity investment in Israel drops 67% in 2Q

Israeli and foreign private equity funds’ investment in Israel plunged in the second quarter of the year, with just $412 million injected in the quarter compared with $1.26 billion in the same quarter a...

Top Five Sub Designs in the World

Submarines are considered not just as a seagoing vessel, but a dangerous weapon in its own right. It is hidden from the naked eye, has the ability to stay under water for months on end...

Saudi Arabia calls for holistic approach to counter terrorism

Saudi Arabia has called for a holistic and comprehensive approach to deal with the threat of terrorism. In a speech to the UN General Assembly, which had earlier heard a report on the UN international...

USA would not be safe from destruction if it tried to attack North Korea

A pair of US supersonic bombers have flown over the Korean Peninsula, less than 48-hours after North Korea’s successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Flanked by South Korean fighter jets The B-1 bombers carried out a low-pass over the Osan Air Base, near South...

New surgical strategy offers hope for repairing spinal injuries

Scientists in the UK and Sweden previously developed a new surgical technique to reconnect sensory neurons to the spinal cord after traumatic spinal injuries. Now, they have gained new insight into how the technique works...

A Molecule for Proper Neural Wiring in the Cerebellum

A molecule produced by insulating glial cells facilitates the functional wiring of brain cells involved in motor coordination. Researchers at Hokkaido University have found that the molecule “L-gutamate/L-aspartate transporter” (GLAST) plays an essential role in...