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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Ig Nobel Prize winners stop bleeding with pork, make sausage from poop

    Ig Nobel Prize winners stop bleeding with pork, make sausage from poop
    Would you eat sausage made with bacteria from dirty diapers? Do you fear your cat is making you depressed? Did the “Grilled Cheesus” episode of “Glee” make you wonder whether Finn had lost his marbles? Scientists have done the...
  • Investing in a time of crisis and conflict

    Our world is in a mess. Conflict and crisis exist everywhere, from our streets to our government, and to every continent on the face of the earth. No group of people are more aware, and more affected by this than are the world's Jewry, locked again into...
  • Speak Out for Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

    He wasn’t a rapper, he wasn’t a pro athlete, he wasn’t a politician. What he was, was a hero to mankind. He wrote over 450 scientific papers. He was revered in Japan. He is Dr. Donald F. Steiner, a University of Chicago researcher. His...
  • Light bulb moment: Low-energy LED wins Nobel prize

    Light bulb moment: Low-energy LED wins Nobel prize
    An American and two Japanese scientists won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for inventing a new energy-efficient and environment-friendly light source, leading to the creation of modern LED light bulbs. Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of...
  • Jackson Lab Opens To Big Hopes For Bioscience Growth

    Jackson Lab Opens To Big Hopes For Bioscience Growth
    FARMINGTON — The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine opens next week, and many hope that it will elevate Greater Hartford as a hub for research in health care and biological sciences by attracting some of the best minds in those fields. The...
  • Reader of the Week: Tim King

    Reader of the Week: Tim King
    Who I am: Tim King, founder and CEO of Urban Prep Academies in Chicago. One unique thing about me: When I was about 6, my parents bought the book "Where Did I Come From?" by Peter Mayle. For some time, it sat on a high shelf in a bookcase, far out of my...
  • 'Supreme Price' tallies the cost of seeking change in Nigeria

     'Supreme Price' tallies the cost of seeking change in Nigeria
    "The Supreme Price" may sound like a metaphorical title, but after seeing this strong, forthright documentary, you'll understand it's the literal truth. Part personal narrative, part brief but detailed history of Nigeria's politics since independence,...
  • Events for travelers in December include holiday partying

    Events for travelers in December include holiday partying
    Holiday hoopla fills December, with something for everyone — shoppers, collectors, crafters, runners, boaters, singers and especially children. Holiday hoopla fills December, travelers, Copenhagen, New York City, Los Angeles Holiday hoopla fills...
  • Reese Witherspoon Bolsters Education for Girls With Malala Fund

    It was Reese Witherspoon's 15-year-old daughter, Ava, who introduced the actress to the story of Malala Yousafzai, the girl from Pakistan who was shot by the Taliban for advocating the right to an education. "My daughter brought her book to me and said,...
  • How old is too old?

    How old is too old?
    In a controversial article in the October issue of The Atlantic, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel writes, "Seventy-five. That's how long I want to live: 75 years." The controversy is not strictly because of the sentiment he expresses; many people feel the same way...
  • Winnetka man thanks Nobel laureates who saved his life

    Winnetka man thanks Nobel laureates who saved his life
    When Jeff Kriezelman, 67, learned he had an incurable cancer, he had no idea he would one day meet the two Israeli Nobel laureates who he says saved his life. Now the Winnetka resident has met both of them, including one who, along with Kriezelman, was...