The mood in German business boardrooms lifted unexpectedly this month, a closely watched survey showed yesterday, raising hopes for the outlook for the country. ||| Andrew McCathie Berlin THE MOOD in German business boardrooms lifted unexpectedly this month, a closely watched survey showed yesterday, raising hopes for the outlook for the country. Show More Summary
Scientists have discovered how one gene is essential to hearing, uncovering a cause of deafness and suggesting new avenues for therapies. "This raises hopes that we could, in principle, use gene-therapy approaches to restore function in hair cells and thus develop new treatment options for hearing loss," said the senior author of the new study.
Texans running back Arian Foster was able to practice in a limited fashion on Wednesday, raising hope that he’d be back in the lineup this weekend after missing the team’s Week 11 victory against the Browns with a groin injury. Foster wasn’t able to practice on Thursday, however, and that led to questions for coach…
An almost 10% year-on-year increase in Japanese exports in October, to their highest level since 2008, have raised hopes that Japan's cheap-yen policy may finally be starting to lift economic activity. But there’s reason to read the figures with caution.
Brain-machine interfaces have become a buzzword in recent years, triggering headlines when, for example, Brown University's John Donoghue's human patients drank coffee and picked up objects with robotic arms controlled by brain-implanted...Show More Summary
Mario Draghi has sent markets soaring and raised hopes for Europe’s economic outlook after previous freewheeling comments, and Thursday could bring more of the same.
The case shocked experts and raised hopes -- at least temporarily -- that HIV was functionally curable in its tiniest victims.
The two-week meeting in the Vatican inspired optimism about the Catholic Church's future teachings, but in the end, it was "much ado about nothing." Image: Shutterstock The post Pope Francis’ ‘Synod on the Family’ Raises Hope, But Fails to Deliver Change appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Australian scientists said Wednesday they have successfully tested a vaccine against chlamydia in wild koalas, in what they believe is a breakthrough in combating the sexually-transmitted disease ravaging the native marsupial. The much-loved furry animal has been under increasing threat, with the...
The request for a retrial for the imprisoned young scientist, Omid Kokabee, has been accepted by Branch 36 of the Supreme Court, according to Kokabee’s lawyer, Saeed Khalili, who posted the update on his Facebook page. "Acceptance of the retrial request means that the top judicial authority has deemed Dr. Omid Kokabee's [initial] verdict against the law," he wrote.
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New York State's top corrections official said this week that he supports moving all adolescent inmates off Rikers Island. His statement raises hopes for an end to what the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, in a scathing...Show More Summary
The continuing arrival of a group of survey ships off Australia’s west coast has raised hopes that the wreckage of the Malaysian MH370 aircraft will be found within days, in an operation that is costing the Malaysian and Australian governments some $57 million (£35 million), reports the Daily Mail. Show More Summary
Millions of devotees remain banned from receiving communion – but meeting of bishops raises hopes of ban being loosened Elio Cirimbelli, a 66-year-old family counsellor from Bolzano in north-eastern Italy, goes to church most Sundays. He is a devout Roman Catholic but when he attends mass he cannot...
A pioneering new study has shown that water found on Earth predates the formation of the Sun – raising hopes that life could exist on exoplanets, the planets orbiting other stars in our galaxy. The ground-breaking research set out to discover the origin of the water that was deposited on the Earth as it formed. read more
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities hunkered down early Saturday in the neighborhood where a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper lived with his parents, raising hopes they had him cornered a week after the ambush outside a rural police barracks.
Sam Elliott (Draft Day) and Garret Dillahunt (Raising Hope) have been cast in recurring roles for the sixth and final season of FX/Sony TV's drama series Justified. Elliott will play Markham, a legendary Kentucky gangster who returns...Show More Summary
The financial health of King County Metro Transit seems to be improving -- raising hopes that next year's route cuts could be less severe than planned.
In states where the president’s standing has plummeted, a bunch of Democratic senators have managed to at least stay close into this last phase of the campaign, raising hopes among party leaders that somehow they may yet be able to ride this one out.
Pregnancy announcement raises hopes of keeping Scotland part of U.K.