The stage at Harvard's Sanders Theatre was commanded by Malala Yousafzai on Friday. The girl was 16 years old. In spite of being younger than almost all of the 900 people sitting before her, she controlled the stage.
"Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world", said Yousafzai.
In its latest iOS version – iOS 7 – introduced in the new high-end iPhone 5S, Apple has revamped the look and feel of the interface, by bringing on a number of digital animations and new effects, but some of the users of the software are complaining that the new effects are nauseating rather than pleasant.
On Friday, games developer and publisher Valve unveiled its Steam Controller; thereby unfolding the final segment of its strategy to bring its PC-based platform to the living room. Announcing that the Steam Controller will hit the markets in 2014, Valve has also invited gamers to sign up for beta testing of the device before it is officially launched.
According to a study, a difference has been found in the brains of the ballet dancers and normal people as they do not feel dizzy while spinning.
Dr. Barry Seemungal, the neurologist who led the research, explains that this phenomenon of the dancers is purely `training based'.
A 22-year-old man, Xiaolian from China's Fujian province, had suffered severe nasal trauma after he met with an accident last year. He failed to seek the treatment resulting in spreading of infection in his nose. The doctors were unable to treat it. So, surgeons went in favor of Plan B, which was to grow a new nose.
Macmillan Cancer Support is organizing the World's Biggest Coffee Morning on Saturday, 28th September, to raise funds for cancer treatment and research. People can enjoy Fairtrade tea and coffee with home-made cakes. Moreover, there is Traidcaft stall and beautiful jewelry available at very reasonable prices from Earthly Joys Handmade Gemstone Jewelry.
It has been revealed that an emergency fund for new cancer drugs is set to be extended. It is a result of NHS rationing body's failings into clear any medicine sent for approval in the past year. The extension of a £200million annual budget will be announced by David Cameroon.
A nursing professor at the University of Calgary wants to make out that how couples cope after their child has cancer so she can lend a hand to others who are in the same situation.
Nearly 15 such couples are being searched by Moules whose child had treatment for cancer about three to 10 years back.
A review panel formed under the B. C. Coroners Service has suggested that there is a need of better understanding of the causes that make young children to kill themselves. The report released by the panel has mentioned that there are no easy answers for reasons that drive suicide among the youth.
This panel comprises community, coroner and government officials.
According to the latest report released by the Canadian Institution for Health Information, Canada had a record high number of doctors last year.
The latest two reports have revealed that as many as 75,142 doctors were there in Canada last year and the amount of earnings made by these many doctors was $328,000 on an average.
According to a survey, the home buyers, who were earlier worried about the rapid rise in interest rates, got an official pardon this week as the rates curved in sharply, hitting their lowest level in the last two months.
This decline was due to the last week's announcement that the Federal Reserve would continue its massive economic stimulus program.
After it was revealed that the FBI has been deploying unmanned aircraft since 2006, the US justice authorities are facing calls for new rules on drone surveillance.
A report by the Department of Justice's watchdog said that the FBI has spent $3m (£1.9m) on buzz deployment.
On Thursday, a plan was revealed by McDonald's in partnership with a nutrition-focused branch of the Clinton Foundation. According to the plan, salad will be offered as an alternate for French fries in its value meals without any extra cost. The plan will be executed in 2014 in the US market.
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