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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Community Digest: Antioch Township partners with Nicasa

    Community Digest: Antioch Township partners with Nicasa
    Community collection, partnership and more. Antioch Proposals: The village will accept sealed proposals for Solid Waste Collection services for providing all labor, equipment, vehicles, materials and related services necessary for the collection of...
  • AT&T returns to space through DirecTV deal

    Half a century after helping launch the satellite communications industry, and later retreating, AT&T is on the verge of getting back into space. Big. When its deal for DirecTV closes, possibly by midyear, the Dallas-based telecom giant will own a...
  • Hungary says FBI chief insensitive, superficial on Holocaust

    Hungary has joined Poland in denouncing remarks by FBI director James Comey which seemed to equate Poland's and Hungary's roles in the Holocaust with that of Germany. Hungary's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that Comey's remarks delivered last week at the...
  • Hubble Space Telescope marking 25th anniversary in orbit

    One of NASA's crowning glories, the Hubble Space Telescope, marks its 25th anniversary this week. With 1 million-plus observations, including those of some of the farthest and oldest galaxies ever beheld by humanity, no man-made satellite has touched...
  • Officials seek long sentence for ex-CIA officer in leak case

    A former CIA officer convicted of leaking classified details of an operation to derail Iran's nuclear ambitions would spend 20 years in prison if a judge follows federal sentencing guidelines. Jeffrey Sterling of O'Fallon, Missouri, will be sentenced...
  • Chemical weapons watchdog remembers 1915 chlorine gas attack

    The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons marked the centennial of the first large-scale use of gas during World War I with a commemoration Tuesday to pay tribute to all victims of such arms over the past century. Close to the fields where...
  • Wisconsin Ph.D. student illustrates her thesis in comic book

    Wisconsin Ph.D. student illustrates her thesis in comic book
    Late last spring, a doctoral student worked late into the night. As she doodled, her chemistry thesis took on a life of its own, transforming into a comic book. Veronica Berns, 28, was working on her Ph. D. in chemistry at the University of Wisconsin...
  • More Gambling Means Losses For State

    More Gambling Means Losses For State
    Three shortsighted proposals could dramatically expand legalized gambling in Connecticut. First, legislative leaders are pushing a bill to allow the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes, owners of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, respectively, to jointly...
  • Chile: Neruda's burial suspended indefinitely

    The body of Chilean Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda will not be reburied this week as planned. The press office of Chile's judiciary said Monday that plans to rebury Neruda in his home in the coastal town of Isla Negra were suspended after...
  • 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...
  • Full circle: Chlorine now chemical weapon of choice in Syria

    Exactly one century ago Wednesday, German troops opened the taps on a line of chlorine tanks to send a poisonous cloud drifting across no man's land and into World War I Allied trenches. The gas blinded soldiers and made them retch, vomit and choke,...