| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:09 AM
STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - A German and two American scientists won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday for smashing the size barrier in optical microscopes, allowing researchers to see individual molecules inside living cells.
| Oct 6, 2014
| 12:45 PM
The Nobel Prize in Literature will be announced Thursday in Sweden, and the guessing game is on for who the recipient might be. Could it be Haruki Murakami? Philip Roth? Bob Dylan?
The Nobel Prize is awarded to a living writer for his or her body of...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:07 PM
— Charles Lee and his collaborators were strong contenders in the eyes of prognosticators at Thomson Reuters, but he and his team did not win the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine announced early Monday morning.
Instead, the Nobel Prize in...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Three scientists who studied how the brain positions us within our environment, plots the route ahead and may even remember where we’ve been were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday.
John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard...
| Oct 3, 2014
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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:21 AM
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.
| Oct 4, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Museum exhibitions about the great artist Georges Seurat and his band of Neoimpressionists usually delve into the new scientific theories of light and color that made many painters in the late 19th century experiment with novel ways of applying paint to a...
| Jul 29, 2014
Wednesday's print column 1. The whole thing sounds like a middle-school science project. Using one rubber glove dipped into a "bacterial broth" (yum!), and a sterilized second glove, a biochemist and a doctoral candidate at Aberystwyth University, Wales,...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Health workers have gone on strike at a major state-run Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone, hospital staff told Reuters on Saturday, a further blow to efforts to contain the deadly virus.
Faced with the worst Ebola outbreak in history, West...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:21 PM
As medical researchers struggle to produce desperately needed drugs to fight the Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organization on Friday endorsed an old-school remedy that is already abundant in Africa — the blood of people who have survived...
| Apr 25, 2014
Re “U.S. drones attack Yemen targets,” April 22
The article states in part that “these strikes marked an escalation in the Obama administration's shadow war against the terrorist network's most powerful franchise,” killing a mix...