Recommendation 1 from ‘Project Syndicate’

Article Name:Who Will Run the World’s Deficits?

By: Sanjeev Sanyal

One part of the world runs large deficits for a prolonged period, creating demand; another part of the world runs surpluses, financing its counterparts’ deficits.

Summary:

With the world economy rising from the ashes of the Greatest Economic Depression of contemporary times, how are the world economies dealing with their capital flows and deficits to move against the tide of unemployment, spending cuts, and other financial aspects.

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Deficit: the amount by which something, especially a sum of money, is too small.
Distortion: the action of giving a misleading account or impression.
Demographic: a particular sector of a population.
Debase: reduce something in quantity of value
Surplus: an amount of something left over when requirements have been met; an excess of production or supply

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Economist’

Article Name:How Cancer Spreads

By: Economist Science Board

The most insidious thing about cancer is its tendency to spread. A lone primary tumor can be tackled by knife or radiation beam, as well as drugs, with a reasonable hope of success. But once it has metastasized, and spread secondary cancers around a patient’s body, such treatments are much less likely to be effective for any length of time

Summary:

What happens when a group of young scientists come together to study the spread of cancer in a human body with the help of artificially created cancel cell prototypes capable of merging with secondary tissues? The article deals with the spread of cancer, the studies going on to tackle it, and the new breakthroughs that can rid the world of this epidemic.

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Metastasize: (of a cancer) spread to other sites in the body by metastasis.
Incubate: be developing an infectious disease before symptoms appear
Antibody: a blood protein produced in response to and counteracting a specific antigen. Antibodies combine chemically with substances which the body recognizes as alien, such as bacteria, viruses, and foreign substances in the blood.
Ramification: a complex or unwelcome consequence of an action or event.
Proclivity: a tendency to choose or do something regularly

Recommendation 3 from ‘The New York Times’

Article Name:Science Linking Drought to Global Warming Remains a Matter of Dispute

By: Michael Marder

To be sure, 2013 was the driest year in 119 years of record keeping in California. But extreme droughts have happened in the state before, and the experts say this one bears a notable resemblance to some of those, including a crippling drought in 1976 and 1977.

Summary:

As Global Warming engulfs our planet, new theories emerge of what is causing the rapid climate change all across the world. From snowfall to Dubai some months back to the recent drought in California, the scientific community is puzzled when it comes to highlighting the role of global warming in the rapid climate change.

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Variability: the quality of being subject to variation
Cripple: cause (someone) to become unable to walk or move properly.
Severity: the fact or condition of being severe, harsh
Parch: Make or become dry due to intense heat or temperature
Consensus: a general agreement

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