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UK-Manufacturing-090114.jpgBritish manufacturing growth eased further in August to its lowest level in 14 months as output and demand increased at slower rates, survey results from Markit Economics showed Monday. The Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers' Index dropped to 52.5 from a revised 54.8 in July. Economists had expected the score to fall to 55.1 from July's original figure of 55.4.
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BiliCam, a new smartphone app, allows users to detect jaundice in newborn babies by simply snapping a picture. The disorder, often difficult to detect in newborns, is caused by insufficient elimination of the chemical bilirubin in the baby's system. Babies who do not sufficiently expel the chemical can often appear yellow; however, the discoloration isn't always apparent to the naked eye.
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Asian stock markets are trading mostly higher on Monday, tracking positive cues from Wall Street where the major averages edged up on Friday on some upbeat economic data. However, gains are just modest in the region following a somewhat disappointing reading on Chinese manufacturing activity in August. Investors are also reacting to some soft economic data from the region.
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Falls are common in people with multiple sclerosis, and roughly half of these falls are said to result in an injury requiring medical attention. New research now suggests a promising tool to help people with multiple sclerosis reduce their risk of accidental falls. Guess what!
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Even though it will be hard to duplicate the numbers of the original, "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" looks like it's in excellent position to top the box office this weekend, likely knocking "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" out of the number one spot in the process. Also hitting theaters this weekend will be "If I Stay," a drama starring Chloe Moretz that takes aim at teen audiences.
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Greece's manufacturing activity expanded in August, after declining in the previous month, survey figures from Markit Economics showed Monday. Seasonally adjusted Markit manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, rose to 50.1 in August from 48.7 in July. This marked the highest reading in three...
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