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Rapid eye movement sleep: Keystone of memory formation

For decades, scientists have fiercely debated whether rapid eye movement (REM) sleep -- the phase where dreams appear -- is directly involved in memory formation.

Relay for Life event gets overwhelmingly positive response, organisers

Relay for Life event gets overwhelmingly positive response, organisers

TreenaTheriault, the chair of Relay for Life event, has said that the event has received an "overwhelmingly" positive response from the community even as the event is still months away. Relay for Life in a nationwide annual fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society.

U.N. Aviation Agency Prohibits Shipment of Lithium-ion Batteries on Passenger Aircrafts

U.N. Aviation Agency Prohibits Shipment of Lithium-ion Batteries on Passenger Ai

On Monday, citing concerns of fire hazards that lithium ion batteries pose, the UN's aviation agency prohibited shipments of those on passenger aircrafts.

The thirty six state governing council of International Civil Aviation Organization or ICAO said the prohibition will come into effect from April 1, 2016. The same will be maintained till a safer packaging standard is designed for transporting the batteries.

Bilingual children more capable at problem solving, study

Bilingual children more capable at problem solving, studyAccording to a new study by a team of researchers in Canada, bilingual children are better at problem solving than monolingual child

BlackBerry Trimming Two Hundred Jobs in Canada and Florida Offices

BlackBerryThe year has just started and it seems BlackBerry is not getting into any good luck so far.

BlackBerry, the Canada based company announced they will lay off some employees in the Waterloo region. The layoffs are expected to be close to thirty five percent of the total number of employees who work at the company's Waterloo offices that totals to about 2,700 employees.

United Airlines Buy Forty Boeing Jets; Bombardier Loses a Customer for its C Series model

United Airlines Buy Forty Boeing Jets; Bombardier Loses a Customer for its C Series modelUnited chose Boeing for its $3 billion deal which was a blow to Bombardier's bid for its C Series model.

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