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Ifo survey points to Germany recovery

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

How mutant gene can cause deafness

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.

Bill O’Brien: No setback for Arian Foster

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…

Japan Exports Rise Likely A False Dawn

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.

Monkeys Steer Wheelchairs With Their Brains, Raising Hope for Paralyzed People

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

Off-Script, Markets Seem to Cheer Mario Draghi’s Comments

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.

International baby trial hopes to find Achilles' heel in HIV

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The case shocked experts and raised hopes -- at least temporarily -- that HIV was functionally curable in its tiniest victims.

Pope Francis’ ‘Synod on the Family’ Raises Hope, But Fails to Deliver Change

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.

Vaccine ‘success’ raises hopes of saving koalas from chlamydia

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Retrial Granted for Omid Kokabee, Raising Hope for His Release

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.

Sorry investors, but AI isn’t going to give you that return you were looking for

Guest Post: Recent investments in the deep learning space by prominent investors have raised hopes that we'll see AI products with human-like performance in near future. But we won't.

Kids Shouldn't Be at Rikers, Period

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

British Survey Ships Join MH370 Search - Result Expected in Days

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

Pope Francis revisits ‘punishing’ Catholics who get divorced

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Heritage of Earth's water gives rise to hopes of life on other planets

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

Police hunker down in ambush suspect's woods

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

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 & Garret Dillahunt Join FX’s ‘Justified’

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

WA: Metro Finance Picture Improves, So Bus Cuts May Not Be as Bad

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.

For Democratic candidates, there's a lot in a name

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

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.

New Royal Baby Already Under Pressure to Keep U.K. From Split

Pregnancy announcement raises hopes of keeping Scotland part of U.K.

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