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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • First WWI gas attack produced new horrors, changed warfare

    As a spring breeze wafted into his trench, commander Georges Lamour of the French 73rd infantry saw something almost surreal drift his way. A yellow-green cloud.
  • Dundee pub quiz vets dominate Elgin Trivia Bee

    With perennial juggernaut Judson University off the field, and teams from Gail Borden Public Library and The Courier-News sagging, veterans of Bill Margeson's East Dundee pub quiz dominated the 18th annual Literacy Connection Trivia Bee Saturday at the...

    Garcia Marquez remembered on anniversary of death

    From hundreds of public readings in Mexico to an exhibit in Bogota displaying the typewriter off which flew the pages of "One Hundred Years of Solitude," fans of Gabriel Garcia Marquez honored the Nobel laureate Friday on the one-year anniversary of his...

    Cannes film festival slate offers occasion for parsing

    Cannes film festival slate offers occasion for parsing
    Whether you call it "the Olympics of cinema" (for more bloodsporting types) or "the world's most prestigious movie gathering" (for the more genteel among us), the Cannes Film Festival is the most scrutinized of cinema confabs. Long before the films...

    Big pharma should support the NIH

    Big pharma should support the NIH
    Recently at a reception, one of my faculty colleagues at Johns Hopkins expressed concern about her academic future. The pay line for National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants in her field was 7 percent; that means that she has to spend two or three weeks...