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Q. Is surfing the internet good for your brain? I am 72 and I just discovered computers and the internet at our library. I find myself fascinated by it and I spend hours in front of the computer. Is surfing the internet good for your brain?

A. This is a very current question that people ask and the answer is YES it is. A recent study showed that adults who surf the internet regularly engage larger parts of their brain when doing so compared to adults who rarely surf.

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The important research that CERN enables around the globe depends on giving scientists fast, easy access to vast amounts of data 24/7," said Simon Taylor, senior vice president and general manager of System Software and Tools at Comtrade.
He paid homage to President of CERN, Prof Zalewska for the untiring support she extended for Pakistan's efforts to win membership of the council as its first non-European member state.
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For many years, this URL has been dormant and inactive," said CERN Web Manager Dan Noyes to AFP.
He added that women were especially encouraged to apply as CERN wishes to increase its female participation.
I feel very honoured and proud to be chosen for this CERN internship and am looking forward to the opportunities it will bring not only professionally, but also on a personal level," said Ali, 21, who is studying at Penn State University.
It is the first time students from Enec's EoACAyEnergy Pioneers' scholarship programme have been selected to study at the prestigious CERN research centre.
But addressing scientists assembled in the CERN auditorium, Heuer posed them a question: "As a layman, I would say I think we have it.
Physicists who have been smashing particles together at near light-speed at the CERN laboratory near Geneva have already seen tantalising glimpses of the "Higgs boson", the missing piece of the fundamental theory of physics known as the Standard Model.
Last month I had the great privilege of a behind-the-scenes visit to CERN in Geneva, home of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
Since integrating Coverity's solution, CERN has eliminated more than 40,000 software defects that could otherwise impact the accuracy of its pioneering particle physics research.