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Fracking wins battle in Yorkshire but not the war For those backing fracking, the approval of exploration plans at Kirby Misperton is a vital victory, but they are fighting growing public oppositionFor those backing fracking, the approval of exploration plans at Kirby Misperton in Yorkshire is a vital vi
The Guardian | 3 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
If robots are the future of work, where do humans fit in? | Zoe Williams We need to rethink our view of jobs and leisure and quickly, if we are to avoid becoming obsoleteRobin Hanson thinks the robot takeover, when it comes, will be in the form of emulations. In his new book, The Age of Em, the economist explains: you take the
The Guardian | 5 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A walk upriver to the sound of goldcrests Sinderhope, Northumberland Goldcrests peep high up in the pines. Rabbits have grazed the turf to the tight sward of a lawnThe faded blue footbridge that spans the East Allen stands on tall supports, necessarily high for when the river is in spate. Last De
The Guardian | 7 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Ross Ohlendorf wins appeal, suspension rescinded The Sports Xchange Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Ross Ohlendorf appealed his suspension stemming from a May 11 incident against the Minnesota Twins.
United Press International | 7 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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French Open: Stan Wawrinka survives; Andy Murray trails suspended match The Sports Xchange Defending champion Stan Wawrinka completed a stirring comeback to avoid an upset in the first round at the French Open on Monday.
United Press International | 7 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Cleveland Browns release veteran WR Brian Hartline The Sports Xchange The Cleveland Browns on Monday released wide receiver Brian Hartline.
United Press International | 7 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Ryan Vogelsong hospitalized after taking pitch to face By Alan Robinson, The Sports Xchange PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong was hit on the left side of his face by a pitch from Colorado Rockies right-hander Jordan Lyles.
United Press International | 7 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Researchers identify genes linked to the effects of mood and stress on longevity The visible impacts of depression and stress that can be seen in a person's face -- and contribute to shorter lives -- can also be found in alterations in genetic activity, according to newly published research.
EurekAlert! | 7 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
New Joint European Cardiovascular Prevention Guidelines launched today New Joint European Cardiovascular Prevention Guidelines are launched today. Population approaches are emphasised for the first time. The highly anticipated document gives the latest advice on prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in individuals and p
EurekAlert! | 7 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
1 in 4 patients develop heart failure within 4 years of first heart attack One in four patients develop heart failure within four years of a first heart attack, according to a study in nearly 25,000 patients presented today at Heart Failure 2016 and the 3rd World Congress on Acute Heart Failure by Dr. Johannes Gho, a cardiology
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