Beleaguered institution cancels presidential election two days before vote, and appoints acting chief.


Photo: A meeting at the Russian Academy of Sciences left scientists reeling after all three candidates for its presidential election, including the incumbent president Vladimir Fortov (centre), pulled out.


Helping your children develop greater self-awareness assists in developing their emotional intelligence and mental health.


Nine in ten adults who have used it said it was successful.

Wealth in the Genes 2017/3/3 21:02:05

"It would be really hard for me to look at your genes and predict your wealth," Papageorge tells Fortune. "But on average, people with higher scores have higher wealth." 




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< Russian oppositionist Vladimir Kara-Murza, Jr. (file photo)

<In stark contrast to Ukraine’s action to establish strong protections for persons subject to domestic violence, Russia in on the verge of placing into force a law sharply weakening such protections. For first-time offenders, the bill reduces battery inflicted on a family member from a crime to an administrative misdemeanor, making it punishable by a fine, community service, or up to 15 days in jail instead of a longer prison term.



Editor’s Note: The article below was pointed out to us by an agricultural expert who resides in southern Illinois and is quite helpful in suggesting ag science pieces that might be of current interest. Although the article is about nine years old, we believe it may still be of interest to persons with an interest in agriculture and/or environmental issues in Ukraine


<Photo: Ukrainian dust that falls on Labe Meadow in Krkonose Mountains (a wide mountain plateau south of the Sokolik Mt., near Czech-Polish border). Ski tracks show white snow from the previous two days. Credit: Photo: Vaclav Sir, copyright Bulletin of Geosciences



<"Narcissists more frequently updated about their achievements, which was motivated by their need for attention and validation from the Facebook community", the study concludes.

The article below was based on research conducted by Public Health Ontario but the results are believed to be applicable no matter where you live in the world, i.e. if you live near a major road, you are more likely to develop dementia.

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