Monthly Archives: June 2018

ITALY ALLOWS MAERSK BOXSHIP TO OFFLOAD MIGRANTS IN SICILY

In the early hours of Tuesday morning, the government of Italy relented to pressure from ship owners and rights groups and allowed the boxship Maersk Alexander to offload rescued maritime migrants at Pozzallo, Sicily. She had been waiting at anchor with more than 100 survivors on board since the weekend. “The crew on Alexander Maersk has done a …

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SCIENTISTS JUST FOUND A FUNDAMENTAL PART OF WHAT MAKES YOUR BRAIN CELLS SO ‘PLASTIC’

26 JUN 2018 It’s no secret that our brains are exceptionally flexible and can adapt to new situations. Whether it’s a brain reusing parts of itself for surprising purposes, or helping someone live normally with only 10 percent of the brain undamaged, we’ve got a lot to thank brain plasticity for. But neuroscientists haven’t …

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