Tag Archive: knowledge

Guatemala STD report urges care

15 December 2011 Last updated at 18:16 GMT Hundreds of people were infected with syphilis bacteria during the experiments A US bioethics panel says victims harmed by future research should be compensated, after revelations of abuse in a US-funded programme… (READ MORE)

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In DC, knowledge is not only power – it’s money, too | Ana Marie Cox

CBS’s 60 Minutes report on insider trading by members of Congress. Video: CBS It’s hardly the most important question that comes to mind when reviewing the evidence of congressmen buying and selling stock based on their knowledge of upcoming legislation,… (READ MORE)

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BofA Said to Split Regulators Over Moving Merrill Derivatives to Bank Unit

October 19, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis BofA Said to Split Regulators Over Moving Merrill Derivatives to Bank Unit 18 Oct 2011 Bank of America Corp., hit by a credit downgrade last month, has moved derivatives from its Merrill Lynch unit… (READ MORE)

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McChrystal: after 10 years, Afghan war only half done

The US began the war in Afghanistan with a “frighteningly simplistic” view of the country and even 10 years later lacks the knowledge that could help bring the conflict to a successful end, a former top commander has said. Retired… (READ MORE)

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Why Math and Science Education Means More Jobs

Look what we take for granted in our everyday lives: the Internet and cellphones, MRI scanners and microwave ovens, FM radio and transistorized hearing aids, lasers at the checkout counter, and cancer treatments made from bacteria we’ve programmed for benevolence…. (READ MORE)

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