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Finland: Early count gives left-wing party slight lead

HELSINKI (AP) — Early returns in Finland's parliamentary election on Sunday have the center-left Social Democratic Party in first place and the conservative National Coalition Party not far behind with most of the ballots that were cast in advance already counted.
Tags: Science, Ap, Finland, Helsinki, Social Democratic Party, National Coalition Party


Finnish voters may pave way for first leftist premier in two decades

A survey commissioned by public broadcaster Yle showed the Social Democrats could win top spot with 19 percent of the vote, giving leader Antti Rinne first shot at forming a government. The Finns are running second with 16.3 percent support, after scoring rapid gains since the start of the year when cases of sexual abuse of minors by foreign men emerged. Finns Party leader Jussi Halla-aho, 47, cast his vote near his home in Eira, one of Helsinki's most expensive neighborhoods.
Tags: Science, Helsinki, YLE, Eira, Jussi Halla aho, Finns Party, Antti Rinne


The Latest: Finns Party wants "moderate" climate actions

HELSINKI (AP) — The Latest on Finland's parliamentary election (all times local):
Tags: Science, Ap, Finland, Helsinki, Finns Party


Climate change, social care are top issues in Finnish vote

HELSINKI (AP) — Finns are voting in a parliamentary election in which reforming the nation's generous welfare model and tackling climate change have emerged as key issues.
Tags: Science, Ap, Helsinki


U.S. professor is first woman to be awarded math’s top prize

HELSINKI (AP) — An American professor has become the first woman to be awarded the Abel Prize, one of the world’s most prestigious international mathematics awards. The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters announced in Oslo on Tuesday that Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck of the University of Texas at Austin was this year’s winner of the […]
Tags: Science, News, Ap, Nation, Helsinki, Oslo, University of Texas at Austin, Academy of Science and Letters, Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck


Turns Out That Soccer Ball Putin Gave Trump Has an NFC Chip in It, But It's Probably Harmless

While at a conference alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin at a high-profile conference in Helsinki this month, Donald Trump took some time out of relentlessly praising his counterpart—a former KGB foreign intelligence officer and currently suspected U.S. election-meddler—to accept a gift of one Adidas AG soccer…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Vladimir Putin, Cybersecurity, Espionage, Donald Trump, From Russia With Love, Helsinki, Trump, KGB, adidas AG, Putin Gave Trump


Read a Transcript of Trump and Putin's Joint Press Conference

President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin today in Helsinki. Read a transcript of their joint press conference.
Tags: Science, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump, Helsinki, Trump


How to Watch the Trump-Putin Press Conference in Helsinki, No Cable Required

U.S. president Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin are scheduled to have a press conference today at 9:50am ET, 6:50am PT, 4:50pm Moscow time. And if you’re looking for a way to watch a livestream of the Helsinki press conference without a TV, Gizmodo has got you covered.Read more...
Tags: Ios, Facebook, Science, Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, Youtube, Cbs News, Apple TV, Moscow, Roku, Livestream, Fire TV, Gizmodo, Donald Trump, Helsinki, Cordcutters


How fast can acute stroke treatment become to still be reliable?

Neurologists around the world are aware that the delivery of thrombolytic treatment for stroke in Helsinki University Hospital, Finland, is freaking fast -- but is it too fast? A new study published on July 11 in the journal Neurology clarified whether the team of neurologists in Helsinki actually have enough time to diagnose stroke correctly before it is treated.
Tags: Science, Helsinki, Helsinki University Hospital Finland


I've Been Putin's Number One Foreign Enemy for a Decade. Here's What Trump Should Know About Handling Him

Putin critic Bill Browder writes an open letter to the American president on how to gain the upper hand at the Helsinki summit
Tags: Science, Putin, Helsinki, Bill Browder


Here's What Happened the Last Time Trump Met Putin

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will hold their first official summit on July 16 in Helsinki. Here's what happened when they met before
Tags: Science, Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump, Helsinki, Time Trump Met Putin


Missing Russian helicopter found on seabed in the Arctic

HELSINKI (AP) — Norwegian rescue officials say the wreckage of a Russian helicopter that crashed with eight people onboard off the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard has been located on the seabed. The Joint Rescue Coordination Center for northern Norway said Sunday that the Mi-8 helicopter, which went down Thursday near the Svalbard settlement of Barentsburg, […]
Tags: Science, News, Ap, Norway, Helsinki, Svalbard, Nation & World, Barentsburg


What can be discovered at the junction of physics and chemistry?

TSU scientist Rashid Valiev and colleagues from the universities of Helsinki and Oslo have discovered a new type of rare molecules whose properties can be controlled by changing the induction of an external magnetic field. These are paramagnetic molecules from the class porphyrins. Porphyrins are part of hemoglobin and chlorophyll and are closely related to the processes of photosynthesis and respiration in living organisms.
Tags: Science, Helsinki, Oslo, Rashid Valiev


Link About It: This Week's Picks: Pleasure toys, foldable phones, Basquiat's personal style and more in our look around the web

1. Places to Have a Timeout From Helsinki Design Week Helsinki Design Week is on now, and Dezeen asked local interior designer Joanna Laajisto for her list of favorite spots when a little time out from the event is necessary. Laajisto's picks...... Continue Reading...
Tags: Books, Science, Design, Style, Activism, Animals, Lgbt, Nature, Artists, Literature, Lgbtq, Helsinki, Link-about-it, Basquiat, Dezeen, Sextoys


EU: Coal-fired plants top polluters in Europe

HELSINKI (AP) — The European Union says coal-fired power plants are responsible for the most pollution on the continent, with Britain among the top polluters. The European Energy Agency says that half of the plants responsible for the largest releases of air and water pollution were in Britain with a total of 14. Germany was […]
Tags: Europe, Business, Science, News, Germany, Eu, Ap, Britain, Helsinki, The European Union, Nation & World, European Energy Agency


40 new intelligence related genes found bringing total to 52 which explain 4.8% of intelligence variation

By sifting through the genetics of nearly 80,000 people, researchers have uncovered 40 genes that may make certain people smarter. That brings the total number of suspected “intelligence genes” to 52. , The genetic variants identified account for about 5 percent of individual differences in intelligence. Their calculations show that the current results explain up to 4.8% of the variance in intelligence and that on average across the four samples there is a 1.9-fold increase in explained variance...
Tags: Usa, Science, Australia, China, Future, US, Intelligence, Brain, Genetics, Thailand, Beijing, Innovation, SNP, University of Oxford, Vietnam, Genes


Scientists close in on cracking 'Enigma Code' of common cold

Scientists at the Universities of York, Leeds, and Helsinki say they are a step closer to cracking, what researchers have dubbed, the 'enigma code' of the common cold virus.
Tags: Science, Helsinki, Universities of York Leeds


Our New Opportunity to Make America’s Transportation System Great Again – Part 3

Send to Kindle Part 3 :  The New Transportation Opportunity This is the third part of an article series on how we have a new opportunity for the United States to once again take a position of world leadership in transportation. In part one, we looked back at three previous periods of American greatness, and in part two, we looked at how we allowed ourselves to be blindsided by the extraordinary developments in high speed rail in Europe and more recently in China. Fortunately, having done...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Asia, Hong Kong, Europe, Elon Musk, Science, London, California, La, China, Trains, Uncategorized, US, America, Los Angeles


Smartphone-obsessed Finns rank tops in screen time

On the crowded morning metro in Helsinki, silence prevails. Everyone is hunched over their smartphone screens, reading the news, checking emails or watching videos.
Tags: Science, Telecom, Helsinki


Flying squirrel numbers soar in Helsinki

The furry rodents are thriving in the city's forests, researchers say.
Tags: Science, Helsinki


Hyperloop Connecting Helsinki and Stockholm Turns 300-Mile Trip Into 28 Minute Ride

Where will the first Hyperloop be? So far there are plans to use the tubular transportation system to move passengers in Slovakia and freight in Switzerland . But a proposed application for the Hyperloop announced today could solve a transportation conundrum that has been challenging planners for centuries: Connecting the neighboring nations of Sweden and Finland.Read more...
Tags: Transportation, Science, Sweden, Urbanism, Cities, Switzerland, Finland, Slovakia, Hyperloop, Stockholm, Helsinki



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