Talking about Rupert Murdoch | News Corp | AP | Tom Curley | Google

  Rupert Murdoch is a media monster. Not only does he want us to pay for his pitiful newspapers but he wants all search engines done away with. What an arrogant prick.


Rupert Murdoch | News Corp | AP | Tom Curley | Google
The leaders of two of the world’s major news organisations said that it is time for search engines and others who use news content for free to pay up.The comments from Tom Curley of The Associated Press and News Corp’s Rupert Murdoch come as the media industry struggles in the internet age. Many news companies contend that sites such as Google have reaped a fortune from their articles, photos and video without fairly compensating the news organisations producing the material

Talking about HealthLinx Ltd – Diagnostics



HealthLinx Ltd – Diagnostics
Diagnostics DiagnosticsUnlike the therapeutics’ market, where it can take up to 15 years and US$1billion to get a drug from discovery to the market, a diagnostic will usually take less than a third of that time and less than 10% of the cost. “Before any drug can be developed as a therapeutic for a disease, one must have the ability to diagnose the disease to deliver increased patient care and outcomes.” Laboratory-based diagnostic (in vitro diagnostics, IVDs) are extremely valuable in detecting illnesses at an early stage (both predisposition and onset). Such diagnostics, involve the analysis of patient samples that are tested outside the body (e.g. blood, urine, saliva and hair). IVDs involve the use of: proven biomarkers of disease or dysfunction onset, progression and/or recurrence; or proteomic or genomic information to identify an individuals predisposition to specific diseases and the suitable of treatment regimens

Increase in sea levels due to global warming could lead to ‘ghost states’ | Environment | The Guardian


lobal warming could create "ghost states" with governments in exile ruling over scattered citizens and land that has been abandoned to rising seas, an expert said yesterday.

Francois Gemenne, of the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations in Paris, said the likely loss of small island states such as Tuvalu and the Maldives raised profound questions over nationality and territory

Increase in sea levels due to global warming could lead to ‘ghost states’ | Environment | The Guardian