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Detroit qualifies for bankruptcy; Young workers’ pay plumments since 2008; Yuan passes euro as world’s second trade currency; India stays high on corruption

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30,000 have full genomes mapped; What if Greece defaults; Welcome to social media revolution; Faultlines divide Sudan; Parents at their worst; India’s statues and myths

1 Full genomes of 30,000 people mapped (San Francisco Chronicle) Thirty thousand  people have had their full genomes sequenced, up from just one in 2003. Since the cost to map your DNA can exceed $10,000 and is rarely covered by … Continue reading

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The dire possibility of Greece leaving the euro; Gender equality in toys; Dark secrets of ‘healthy’ bank balance sheets; China’s commodity connection

1 The New York Times on the dire possibility of Greece leaving the Euro. The danger that Greece or some other deeply damaged country in the euro zone could leave the single-currency union can no longer be ruled out. And … Continue reading

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Germany prospers while unemployment strangulates its euro peers; In 10 years, China turns world trading powerhouse; 46m Americans on food stamps

1 The New York Times on how Germany has prospered while its euro peers have been strangulated by unemployment. During the first nine years of the euro’s existence, it seemed to be a great success for what are now called … Continue reading

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