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Bill Croker: Electoral college and popular vote

Bill Croker: Electoral college and popular vote

The Electoral College was put in place so that all the people would have a voice. If we didn't have this system, the only states that candidates would mainly be campaigning in would be California, Texas, Florida and NY, because they have the largest populations.


Brainwave data sheds flickering light on Alzheimer's affliction

Brainwave data sheds flickering light on Alzheimer's affliction

For the study , Tsai and colleagues worked with mice that have been programmed genetically to develop Alzheimer's disease but have not exhibited behavioral symptoms or plaque accumulation yet, finding impairments in gamma oscillations in activity patterns crucial to memory and learning during a maze run.



Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent to step down next year

The company says Quincey, who has been with Coca-Cola for 20 years, will eventually be nominated as a director by the Board next year. During his tenure, he has led Coke's presence in both Europe and Mexico. Coke (KO) shares were up more than 2% in early trading Friday to $41.87. "A move in the right direction as Quincey is a realist with a sense of urgency about diversifying the beverage portfolio and improving local execution via refranchising", CLSA analyst Caroline Levy said.


Gold falls on European Central Bank decision, stronger USA dollar

Gold falls on European Central Bank decision, stronger USA dollar

A weaker greenback makes dollar-denominated gold cheaper for holders of other currencies. "The rally in the dollar, bond yields edging higher and the positive performance of the equity markets are signs of risk-on appetite, which is negative for gold", said James Steel, chief precious-metals analyst at HSBC Holdings Plc in NY.



HER2-Negative Breast Cancer Turns Positive in the Brain

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer treatment consists of administering docetaxel, carboplatin , trastuzumab and pertuzumab (TCHP) prior to surgery and is primarily used in patients with HER2-positive breast cancers who have large tumors or evidence that the cancer has spread to underarm lymph nodes.


New Christmas Doctor Who trailer

New Christmas Doctor Who trailer

Look forward to "brain-swapping aliens poised to attack" as the Doctor and Nardole "link up with an investigative reporter and a mysterious figure known only as The Ghost." Ooh. Written by Steven Moffat , " The Return of Doctor Mysterio " also stars Charity Wakefield, Tomiwa Edun, Aleksander Jovanovic and Logan Huffman. It was shot in Cardiff at BBC Wales Roath Lock Studios.