Category: Case Studies

Lithuania cries foul over Belarus flouting of Vilnius’s protests against construction of Ostrovets NPP

Lithuania cries foul over Belarus flouting of Vilnius’s protests against construction of Ostrovets NPP ST. PETERSBURG – As Belarus pushes forward for the construction of its first nuclear power plant (NPP) in Ostrovets, close to the Lithuanian border, its former sister Soviet republic is indignant that Minsk has unilaterally completed the Ostrovets NPP environmental impact […]

25 Ways to Reduce the Cost of College, Part III

25 Ways to Reduce the Cost of College, Part III by Daniel L. Bennett This is the third installment in a series of blogs discussing CCAP?s book Read more on Forbes

Pakistan deaths prompt questions over US drone use

Pakistan deaths prompt questions over US drone use The deaths of two British al-Qaeda members in a drone attack in Pakistan have focused attention on US deployment of unmanned airplanes in north Waziristan. Read more on Channel 4

For Goltz, a Problem is Just a New Opportunity

For Goltz, a Problem is Just a New Opportunity As is the case with many inventors, Bob Goltz first located a problem and then sought a solution. In Goltz’s case, the problem was muddy floors; working outside of his home in East Aurora, Goltz was constantly entering and exiting his home, tracking mud throughout the […]

A migraine-inducing libel case | Ben Goldacre | Bad science

A migraine-inducing libel case | Ben Goldacre | Bad science The US medical device company NMT are suing Peter Wilmshurst over his comments about the MIST trial You may remember – from the era before Wikileaks – that the US medical device company NMT are suing NHS cardiologist Peter Wilmshurst over his comments about the […]

Another Study Proves What We Already Knew: Walkability Improves Quality of Life

Another Study Proves What We Already Knew: Walkability Improves Quality of Life We all know that walking is good for our health but a new study suggests that it may also be a key factor in quality of life. According to the report, walkability increases social capital-a measure of networks, connections, and community involvement- and […]

Officials: French report about origin of cholera in Haiti inconclusive

Officials: French report about origin of cholera in Haiti inconclusive A French doctor’s report suggests that the strain of cholera ravaging Haiti may have originated with United Nations peacekeepers from Nepal, but U.N. officials and others cautioned that the report was inconclusive. Read more on CNN

Scotland Yard ‘have paperwork need to arrest Julian Assange’

Scotland Yard ‘have paperwork need to arrest Julian Assange’ Scotland Yard has received the paperwork required to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, sources said tonight. Read more on Independent

MCCBCHST: Our family lives are no longer secure

MCCBCHST: Our family lives are no longer secure The recent sidestep decision of the Federal Court in Shamala’s case prompted the Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism to express its despair over the inaction by the authorities in addressing these serious issues. The press statement issued by its current President it […]

Heard on the Hill: Study abroad report released; Student responds to new Student Senate logo; KU Law group to view gay …

Heard on the Hill: Study abroad report released; Student responds to new Student Senate logo; KU Law group to view gay … Your daily dose of news, notes and links from around Kansas University. Read more on Lawrence Journal-World

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