Archive: 22/10/2010

70-year-olds smarter than they used to be

Today's 70-year-olds do far better in intelligence tests than their predecessors. It has also become more difficult to detect dementia in its early stages, though forgetfulness is still an early symptom, reveals new research ...

dateOct 22, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Memory lane becomes a battleground

A 'memory war' is raging between countries of the former USSR in a cultural conflict that perpetuates animosity between millions of people. That is the claim of Dr Alexander Etkind, a Cambridge academic, who used a debate ...

dateOct 22, 2010 in Other
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US envoy: Climate deal still possible in Mexico

(AP) -- A global agreement to curb carbon emissions is possible at an upcoming U.N. climate conference but hinges on the efforts and political will of countries, the U.S. climate envoy Todd Stern said Friday in Beijing.

dateOct 22, 2010 in Environment
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