Dealing with small targets at short range in short engagements, the Israel Defense Forces designed Iron Dome to work faster than any missile defense system previously developed. The system is designed to shoot missiles at incoming rockets, blowing up both rocket and missile before the rocket can reach its target. Guided by specially designed radar that assesses the trajectory and threat of the rocket, the system has an effective range of about 43 miles (70 km).
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileRural family doctors are twice as likely to say they’re accepting new patients as those in cities, according to a new report, which also found that where doctors train might affect their willingness to take on new patients.The Canadian Institute for Health Information released its report Thursday on factors that contribute to whether family doctors said their practice was open to new patients. Of the doctors who responded to the survey from rural areas and small towns, 62 per cent who graduated from foreign medical schools and 27 per cent of their Canadian educated counterparts said they were accepting patients.Read more.What are you seeing in your community? Are you finding it difficult to find a doctor in your city or town? Take our poll.Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests.
Rightists glamorize the past, focusing on the good parts; leftists demonize the past, focusing on the bad. Since rightists think that the past was generally good, they are more likely to believe that groups (like women, gays, racial minorities) that have less positive outcomes (lower income, higher crime, more disease) do so because of certain ingrained biological or sociological differences. Leftists, who are more critical of the past, will be more likely to blame institutional racism/sexism (as well as more subtle forms of bigotry or discrimination) as the cause of these differences.
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