23 Nov 2009

POSTNote: Teaching children to read

The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology's report on linguistic comprehension in children, with respect to UK policy.
["POST is an office of both Houses of Parliament, charged with providing independent and balanced analysis of public policy issues that have a basis in science and technology."]

WHO initiates mass vaccination against yellow fever in Africa


Morphine may facilitate tumour spread

However, the researchers have found a drug which counters this effect whilst retaining the pain-relief morphine brings.

UK manufacturer ceases CD player production


Related info: MP3 specification http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MP3