from Breakingviews:

Rival’s split makes it harder for Dow to resist

March 10, 2014

By Kevin Allison
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Cancer in Context:

Foods that are thought to be the best for fighting cancer

November 1, 2013


A good source of fiber and vitamin C. Most of the antioxidant power they provide comes from phytonutrients, or photochemicals, including Quercetin, a flavonoid that shows anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. 

from Cancer in Context:

Food for thought: Will almonds be part of a cancer-fighting arsenal one day?

October 30, 2013

A recent PET scan revealed cancer growth in one of my lymph nodes, a setback that means I get more chemotherapy.

from Afghan Journal:

Afghan mining roadshow opens; temptation, trepidation for India, China

June 25, 2010


Afghan authorities have organised a roadshow in London that opens on Friday aimed at drumming up interest in the country's mineral wealth variously estimated at anything from $1 trillion to $3 trillion.

from Afghan Journal:

It’s all mine, says Afghan media

June 18, 2010

Quick, find some lithium before the batteries run out...

(Quick, find some lithium before the batteries run out... pic by author)

A colleague blogged earlier this week about the report that says Afghanistan is sitting on a veritable fortune in mineral resources -- between $1-3 trillion, depending on how optimistic you are.

from Summit Notebook:

Audio – A little less joy down the road for Joy Global

March 9, 2009

Mining and construction equipment maker Joy Global actually had a pretty good week for itself.