The real estate industry of the US witnessed an unlikely slump in the index of pending home sales in November 2015. The decline is in line with the previous figures that indicated the industry loses its pace during the end of the year. The contracts to purchase previously-owned homes decreased 0.9% in November, despite a 0.4% rise in October 2015.
According to a study published recently in the journal JAMA Neurology, not every hospital has adopted the new guidelines for hospitals determining brain death. The study was led by Yale University neurologist David Greer.
The American Academy of Neurology issued updated guidelines for hospitals for determining brain death in 2010.
The Great Salt Lake’s Northern Arm in Utah has reached it record lowest altitude of 4,191.6 feet above sea level. The inland sea is literally on the verge of becoming the Great Salt Lakebed as it loses its enormity and reaches a dangerously low level. A new set of rules are being formulated to preserve the lake’s ecological strength and economic role.