Israel releases number of expected deaths in possible war with Iran and Syria. According to The Daily Star, Israeli experts estimate 300 fatalities should their country be pitted against Hezbollah, Syria and Iran in a war. Defense Ministry experts estimate that in a war with Iran and Hezbollah, some 200 Israeli civilians will die. If Syria joins the war as well, the number of fatalities could rise to 300. The ministry's forecasts, which merely provide a general view of a possible future war with Israel's rivals, were prepared by its research operation experts.
Senior Egyptian Coptic bishop says attacks on Egypt's Christians are rising. According to Agence France-Presse (AFP), a senior Egyptian Coptic bishop said that attacks on Christians are on the rise and criticised the inclusion of only one Christian in Islamist President Mohamed Morsi's government. Bishop Morcos said, "The general climate is turning against Christians. Assaults on Christians have increased. It's not just a matter of having one ministry." This week, Muslims attacked a church and Christian homes in a village outside Cairo, leading to clashes that injured 16 people after a Muslim man died of wounds from a fight with a Christian.
Microchip pills are on their way to market. According to Nature News, digestible microchips embedded in drugs could soon inform doctors of a patients medicine-taking habits. These sensors are the first ingestible devices approved by the government. To some, they signify the beginning of an era in digital medicine. The swallowable sensor will convey a signal to the surface of a person's skin where a patch then relays the information to a mobile phone belonging to a healthcare-provider.
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