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HEALTH SCIENCESMutation across generations Deficiency of folic acid during pregnancy is known to have adverse effects on the offspring. However, very little is known about how this deficiency causes health problems like spina bifida and heart abnormalities. A study on mice shows that a mutation in the gene Mtrr necessary

10 ways to boost your memory

[dailymail uk] The brain never actually loses a memory. It records each one like a computer. However, problems with recall begin when we don’t practise retrieving this information and so the memories we had become lost. The brain, like other parts of the body, needs physical and mental exercise, together

What could happen if the U.S. defaults?

o tThe prospect of a U.S. debt default has unnerved investors, corporate executives and foreign leaders. What’s so troubling about Congress failing to raise the nation’s debt ceiling by Thursday? Here are basic facts about the debt ceiling and the potential consequences of a defaultc What is the debt ceiling? The debt ceiling is

World Bank cuts India GDP f’cast to 4.7 pct in 2013/14

(Reuters) – The World Bank sharply lowered its forecast for India’s economic growth to 4.7 percent from 6.1 percent for the current fiscal year, citing a sharp slowdown in manufacturing and investment as well as negative business confidence. In a report released on Wednesday, the bank said “high headline inflation,