Nov 052013

Nazi stolen art found in Germany: A collection of 1,500 works of art by famous painters such as Picasso, Matisse and Chagall has been found in the city of Munich, according to German media. The value of the works is thought to be $1.35bn.
4 November 2013


Eleven new Alzheimer’s ‘risk genes’ : Scientists have identified 11 new genes linked to the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. The discovery was brought about by the largest study into the disease, and has used information gathered from more than 50,000 people across 15 different countries.
1 November 2013


Activists go on trial in China: The trial has begun in China of three activists who were campaigning for government officials to reveal how wealthy they are. The case is being watched closely as a sign President Xi Jinping’s administration appears to be more rigorous than his predecessor against political activists.
28 October 2013


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