Sunday 16 February 2014


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The human brain has adapted to react to emoticons in the same way we would to expressions on real human faces, new research suggests. Having first appeared in the 1980s, the pattern of brain activity triggered by looking at an emoticon smiley face is now the same as when someone sees a real smiling human face, scientists from the school of psychology at Australia's Flinders University in Adelaide said.Read full article in The Independent. E.T.P. 3'

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Belgium has become the first country in the world to allow euthanasia for any age group, after its parliament backed amendments to the existing law which would in very rare cases permit doctors to help end the life of a terminally ill child. Read full article in The Independent. E.T.P. 4'

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