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Pen-chewing research wins Ig Nobel prize for German scientist

A German scientist was awarded an Ig Nobel prize for discovering that holding a pen in your mouth does not bring joy. Other winners proved that one testicle is warmer tha...

Pen-chewing research wins Ig Nobel prize for German scientist

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German AI professor wins top science prize Bernhard Schölkopf of the Max Planck Society was awarded the prestigious Körber Prize on Friday. The professor was honored for his work in the field of artificial intelligence....
21:36, 09/13/2019

Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado wins German book trade Peace Prize The prestigious Peace Prize of the German Book Trade has been awarded to 75-year-old Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado for raising awareness about environmental destruction and the climate cris...
15:48, 06/18/2019

‘Nobel Prize in stupidity’: Holocaust survivor wants AOC out of Congress There are few remaining survivors of concentration camps. Ed Mosberg is one of them. And the 93-year-old from Morris Plains, NJ, has no time for Rep. ­Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s statements last week, ...
22:24, 06/29/2019

Nobel Prize-Winning Writer Toni Morrison Dies At 88 Toni Morrison, the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, has died following a short illness, her family said in a statement on Tuesday. She was 88....
16:48, 08/06/2019

Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison dies The first black woman to receive the Nobel literature prize, Toni Morrison, has died at the age of 88. Her novel "Beloved" won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1988....
17:12, 08/06/2019

Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison dead at 88 Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf says Morrison died Monday night at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She was 88. “It is with profound sadness we share...
18:24, 08/06/2019

Robert Kraft feted in Israel for ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’ JERUSALEM — Israel is rolling out the red carpet for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who arrives next week to collect the Genesis Prize, a prestigious award commonly known as the “Jewis...
06:12, 06/13/2019

| Nobel Prize-winning physicist Murray Gell-Mann dead at 89 Murray Gell-Mann, a physicist who theorised the existence of the quark and won a Nobel Prize for his method of classifying particles, has died at age 89, the California Institute of Technology (Caltec...
14:24, 05/27/2019

Nobel Prize-winning economist nabs East Village row house What a wedding gift! Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Romer and professor/author Caroline Weber, who married last year, are the new owners of a 19th-century East Village row house that was once owne...
18:12, 08/01/2019

Nobel Prize Winner Toni Morrison, One of America’s Greatest Writers, Has Died at 88 In describing the literary greatness of Toni Morrison—winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in literature, the first awarded to an African-American woman—the Nobel Foundation said that Morrison “in novels ch...
16:48, 08/06/2019

Last Witnesses by Svetlana Alexievich review – the astonishing achievement of the Nobel prize winner From Chernobyl to the experience of children during the second world war ... Alexievich has produced her own remarkable version of Soviet historyIn 1993, two years after Svetlana Alexievich published ...
13:36, 07/11/2019

'Joker' takes top prize at Venice Film Festival, Roman Polanski's 'An Officer and a Spy' wins jury prize Todd Phillips' dark comic book film "Joker" won the Golden Lion Award at the 76th Venice International Film Festival on Saturday and cemented its place as a legitimate contender for the rest of the aw...
20:00, 09/08/2019

Brazil's Amazon chief Raoni tapped for 2020 Nobel Peace Prize nomination A group of Brazilian anthropologists and environmentalists has put forward Chief Raoni Metuktire of the Kayapó tribe as a candidate for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for a lifetime of work protecting the...
18:24, 09/14/2019

Murray Gell-Mann, Nobel Prize-winning physicist who named quarks, dies at 89 1969 Nobel laureate helped discover subatomic particlesDeath confirmed by Santa Fe Institute he co-foundedMurray Gell-Mann, the Nobel-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping dis...
00:12, 05/27/2019

From the lottery to Nobel prize: meet workers who make life-changing phone calls What’s it like to make uplifting calls that change lives? Ammar Kalia spoke to the people whose job is to spread joyFor 12 years now, Anita Pires has been working at the call centre for Camelot, the c...
01:01, 08/19/2019

Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize winner, author of 'Beloved,' dies at 88 Toni Morrison, the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, is gone. But her unique voice endures in novels like "Beloved."        ...
00:00, 08/07/2019

MIT Scientist's Biotech Research Is Called Into Question MIT researcher Dr. Ram Sasisekharan and his team are defending their computer-assisted research against an accusation that they misled the scientific community about the discovery of drugs for the flu...
21:36, 05/27/2019

'Sexist' research means drugs more tailored to men, says scientist Male animal bias is unscientific and can lead to drugs that work less well for womenThe male mind is rational and orderly while the female one is complicated and hormonal. It is a stereotype that has ...
15:24, 05/31/2019

When The Allies Wanted A German Nuclear Scientist Dead, They Sent A Ballplayer To Kill Him The following is an excerpt from The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb, by Sam Kean. The book is out today and can be purchased he...
21:12, 07/09/2019

German Book Prize shortlist announced For English readers, Saša Stanišić is the most famous author among the six finalists for the literature award. But before they're translated from German, here's a peek at the titles that are seen as t...
03:12, 09/18/2019

Look: D.C. Lottery player's 3-3-3-3-3 ticket wins him a second top prize A man who collected $25,000 from a Washington, D.C., lottery drawing using the numbers 6-6-6-6-6 won a second payout, this time using the numbers 3-3-3-3-3....
23:48, 07/30/2019

From bees to refugees: The German Book Prize releases its longlist One of the most prestigious prizes for literature in German will go to one of 20 books selected for consideration. Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić is among the listed authors....
19:48, 08/20/2019

‘Celestial Bodies’ Wins Man Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi’s family saga is the first Arabic novel to win the translated literature prize. She shares the award with the book’s translator, Marilyn Booth....
00:12, 05/22/2019

Fortnite World Cup: 16-year-old 'Bugha' wins top prize A teenager from Philadelphia has beat out three Germans to win the top prize of $3 million in the solo finals at the lucrative esports tournament. It was held at the Arthur Ashe Stadium, known for hos...
09:48, 07/29/2019

Bong d’Or: Korean director wins Cannes’ top prize South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s social satire “Parasite,” about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, has won the Cannes Film Festival’s top award, the Palme d’Or...
23:24, 05/25/2019

A chef of modern Southern cuisine wins top U.S. prize Ashley Christensen, who transformed a luncheonette into a modern diner that serves her unique vision of Southern cuisine, was named the country's top chef by the James Beard Foundation on Monday, the....
05:00, 05/07/2019

'Jojo Rabbit' wins top prize at Toronto Film Festival Writer-director-actor Taika Waititi's "Jojo Rabbit" won the top honor of the Grolsch People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday....
17:24, 09/16/2019

‘The Father’ wins Karlovy Vary film fest’s top prize ‘The Father,’ a film directed by Bulgarian filmmaking duo Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov, wins top prize at the 54th edition of an international film festival in the Czech spa town of Karlovy Va...
05:36, 07/07/2019

| Football scandal girl film wins top Cannes prize A film starring the former under-age escort at the heart of a scandal that shook the French football team won one of the top prizes at the Cannes film festival...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Campaigner protecting endangered lynx wins environment prize Ana Colovic Lesoska's seven-year campaign halted hydropower projects in North Macedonia's largest national park, a critical habitat for the nearly extinct Balkan lynx....
16:00, 04/29/2019

Tayari Jones wins Women’s Prize for ‘An American Marriage’ LONDON (AP) — U.S. writer Tayari Jones has won the Women’s Prize for fiction with her novel “An American Marriage.” Jones’ best-selling novel — selected by Oprah Winfrey for he...
21:24, 06/05/2019

Suzanne Moore of the Guardian wins Orwell prize for journalism Articles on Brexit and #MeToo aftermath make columnist joint winner with Steve Bloomfield of ProspectThe Guardian columnist Suzanne Moore has won the Orwell prize for journalism for her “stubborn and ...
16:12, 06/26/2019

Yale historian wins Parkman Prize for Frederick Douglass bio Frederick Douglass biographer David W. Blight and debut novelist Tommy Orange among this year’s winners of awards handed out by the Society of American Historians...
14:24, 05/06/2019

American educator Khan wins prestigious Spanish prize MADRID (AP) — American educator Salman Khan and his Khan Academy online platform that offers free classes worldwide have won Spain’s Princess of Asturias award for international cooperation. The...
13:12, 05/08/2019

Kevin McCarthy Wins the Prize for Most Ridiculous AOC Attack of the Week The painfully stupid argument over whether Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was right to label the government’s migrant internment centers “concentration camps” (she extremely was) continued unabated on ...
23:24, 06/19/2019

Missouri couple wins $50G lottery prize 12 years after winning $3.7M A Missouri couple who won a $3.7 million lottery prize in 2007 nearly got really lucky a second time last week, narrowly missing out on another multi-million dollar prize....
22:36, 09/10/2019

Teenage Filmmaker Wins Top Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival “Burning Cane,” written, directed and shot by Phillip Youmans, won the Founders Award as well as best cinematography and best actor (for Wendell Pierce.)...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Rory McIlroy wins Fed Ex Cup, $15M prize, the biggest in golf history ATLANTA — Rory McIlroy captured the biggest cash payout in golf history Sunday when he surged past Brooks Koepka in the final round at East Lake to win the FedEx Cup and its $15 million prize. One sho...
01:24, 08/26/2019

German barbers who offer homeless free haircuts awarded French prize The hairdressers from southwest Germany have received the Grand Prix Humanitaire de France for offering free haircuts to the homeless. A documentary on the plight of those living rough prompted the id...
18:24, 05/11/2019

Jokha Alharthi, First Arabic Author, Wins Man Booker Literature Prize Jokha Alharthi on Tuesday became the first Arabic author to win the Man Booker International prize for her novel "Celestial Bodies" which reveals her Omani homeland's post-colonial evolution....
01:36, 05/22/2019

Will Eaves wins Wellcome book prize for fictionalised take on Alan Turing Murmur, which depicts the mathematician’s ordeal after he was convicted for having a gay lover, is hailed by judges as ‘a future classic’Will Eaves’s fictionalised account of the chemical castration o...
02:48, 05/02/2019

Netherlands vegetable seed developer wins World Food Prize DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A seed developer from the Netherlands credited with introducing high quality disease-resistant vegetable seeds to more than 60 countries including the Philippines, Thailand and...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Man Booker International prize: Jokha Alharthi wins for Celestial Bodies First female Omani novelist to be translated into English shares £50,000 prize with translator Marilyn Booth – the first time an Arabic book has wonJokha Alharthi, the first female Omani novelist to b...
14:36, 05/22/2019

'My life completely changed': debut wins world's richest prize for a novel Nominated by just one library in Belgium, Emily Ruskovich’s Idaho lands the €100,000 International Dublin literary awardEmily Ruskovich was sitting in her back garden in Boise, Idaho, playing in the g...
14:24, 06/13/2019

Robert Macfarlane finally wins Wainwright nature writing prize Underland was the author’s fourth work to be shortlisted, and judges decided unanimously that the ‘claustrophobic thriller of sorts’ was his bestAfter making the shortlist for the UK’s top nature-writ...
20:36, 08/15/2019

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has dual commericial and military use....
04:24, 06/23/2019

German city offers €1 million prize to prove conspiracy theory it doesn't exist The so-called Bielefeld conspiracy has become somewhat of a joke in popular culture. Now the city is offering €1 million to anyone can prove there is no Bielefeld....
13:48, 08/21/2019

Washington Capitals executive Sergey Kocharov wins $1 million lottery prize Washington Capitals VP of Communications Sergey Kocharov claims $1 million prize in the July 27 Powerball drawing.       ...
13:36, 08/13/2019

'Especially relevant': Susan Meiselas wins 2019 Deutsche Börse photography prize From displaced Kurds to carnival strippers, documentarian praised for carving ‘a new form of socially engaged photography’ by getting close to long-term subjectsThe prestigious Deutsche Börse photogra...
22:24, 05/16/2019

Swiss writer Lukas Bärfuss wins prestigious Georg Büchner Prize German's most esteemed literary prize has been awarded to the prodigious Swiss author, playright and essayist, who was praised for examining the "fundamental existential condition of modern life."...
13:24, 07/09/2019

Indian Writer Annie Zaidi Wins USD 100,000 Global Book Prize 'Nine Dots' Indian writer Annie Zaidi was on Wednesday announced as the 2019 winner of the USD 100,000 Nine Dots Prize, a prestigious book prize created to award innovative thinking that addresses contemporary......
14:12, 05/29/2019

'Kamali', Story Of Skateboarder Tamil Nadu Girl And Mother, Wins US Prize A short film on the life of a single mother in India who sells fish and raises her 9-year-old daughter as a skateboarder has won top honours at the Atlanta Film Festival, raising hopes for an Academy....
20:24, 05/05/2019

Nazi satire 'Jojo Rabbit' wins top prize at Toronto Film Festival New Zealand director Taika Waititi took home the Toronto Film Festival's audience award for his coming-of-age comedy set in Nazi Germany. The prize is seen as one of the best predictors for Oscar winn...
11:48, 09/16/2019

| 'Discrimination' victim Tatishvili wins Roland Garros prize money appeal Anna Tatishvili, who was stripped of her entire 46,000-euro ($52,000) prize money at Roland Garros for "not playing at a professional standard", has had her punishment overturned, the player announced...
21:00, 07/19/2019

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins prestigious Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to scoop the Man Booker International Prize with her novel "Celestial Bodies." The book focuses on three Omani sisters and the country's hist...
08:12, 05/22/2019

A Blackbird Blowing 'Smoke' Rings Wins Top Prize at the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards Like humans, birds breathe. And on a cold day, the moisture from their breath condenses into steam that emanates from their beaks. Photographer Kathrin Swoboda knew this, and was hoping to capture it ...
20:12, 07/12/2019

Hossein Ensan wins $10 million in prize money for World Series of Poker victory Hossein Ensan beat out 8,568 other competitors to win $10 million first-place prize in the World Series of Poker's main event on Wednesday morning.       ...
16:00, 07/17/2019

Dark ‘Joker’ wins top prize at the Venice International Film Festival Todd Phillips’ dark comic book film “Joker," starring Joaquin Phoenix, won the Golden Lion Award at the Venice International Film Festival Saturday.        ...
05:01, 09/08/2019

James Holzhauer wins 25th ‘Jeopardy!’ game, starts donating prize money “Jeopardy!” juggernaut James Holzhauer did it again Wednesday — this time raking in $71,885. Now, with $1,939,027 and 25 consecutive wins under his belt, the professional sports gambler is more than h...
06:00, 05/23/2019

IBM, Fraunhofer partner on German-backed quantum computing research push IBM is joining forces with a German research institute to explore the potential of quantum computing, as the government in Berlin backs research in the field to the tune of 650 million euros ($717 mil...
19:48, 09/10/2019

‘The People Are the Real Power’: Tayari Jones’ An American Marriage Wins the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction There is grace, and then, there is the kind of grace that unconditional, enduring love requires; the kind of love Tayari Jones’ Celestial and Roy are struggling to keep alive in her celebrated novel, ...
17:48, 06/06/2019

Jojo Rabbit wins top prize at Toronto International Film Festival, raising hopes for Oscar season As predicted by our own A.A. Dowd in one of his TIFF dispatches, Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit—in which the Thor: Ragnarok director plays Adolf Hitler as the petty, cartoonish imaginary friend of a shy ...
12:12, 09/16/2019

Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2019: London Square wins top prize for The Glasshouse apartment in Caledonian Road The Evening Standard New Homes Awards winning projects have been revealed, with a two-bedroom apartment in Caledonian Road selected as this year's Grand Prix winner....
19:36, 05/17/2019

A Swedish scientist suggested the climate crisis could lead people to consider eating human flesh. It's not the first time a scientist has suggested the idea. Michaela Rehle/Reuters Climate change is likely to put stress on our agricultural system and cause severe food shortages in the future. Behavioral scientist Magnus Söderlund recently suggested t...
09:24, 09/12/2019

Max Verstappen wins chaotic rain-hit German GP Red Bull's Max Verstappen emerged from the chaos and carnage of a rain-hit German Grand Prix at Hockenheim Sunday to claim his second victory of the Formula One season....
21:24, 07/28/2019

Verstappen wins chaotic rain-hit German GP Red Bull's Max Verstappen emerged from the chaos and carnage of a rain-hit German Grand Prix at Hockenheim Sunday to claim his second victory of the Formula One season....
12:12, 07/29/2019

The Mother's Day 'gift of a lifetime': North Carolina woman wins $1.3M lottery prize Vielka Roman won the third-largest jackpot in Carolina Cash 5 history, according to North Carolina lottery officials.        ...
06:00, 05/16/2019

Facebook Wins Appeal Against German Data-Collection Ban Facebook won an appeal to a German antitrust edict regarding how it collects user data across its platforms, including Instagram and WhatsApp, an initial victory for the social-media giant as it faces...
09:48, 08/27/2019

Far-right politician wins German mayoral job after running unopposed German politicians from three mainstream parties scrambled Monday to recall a far-right district mayor they elected after nobody else volunteered for the job....
04:36, 09/11/2019

Disaster for Mercedes and Hamilton as Verstappen wins chaotic, wet German GP "Mercedes endured a torrid race as Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas both crashed in a chaotic and wet German Grand Prix won by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen."...
18:12, 07/28/2019

German wins again, Yanks top Twins 4-1 in rain-stopped game Domingo German kept delivering on a wet, raw afternoon, tying for the major league lead with his sixth win as the New York Yankees stopped the Minnesota Twins 4-1 in a game called in the bottom of the...
03:12, 05/06/2019

German wins 8th game as Yanks cap twinbill sweep of Orioles Domingo German escaped a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning and became the first eight-game winner in the major leagues as the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 to complete a doubleh...
04:36, 05/16/2019

F1: Verstappen Wins Rain-Soaked German GP; Vettel Finishes Second Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen claimed his second win of the year as the young racer mastered challenging conditions to win the 2019 Formula 1 German Grand Prix. The race started under the......
01:00, 07/29/2019

Google wins legal battle with German publishers over fee demands Google won a legal battle on Thursday after Europe's top court said publishers in Germany could not demand copyright fees since 2013 from the tech firm because the European Commission had not been not...
21:12, 09/12/2019

F1: Max Verstappen wins German GP, Vettel second and Hamilton 11th – live! German GP updates from the race at HockenheimMick Schumacher gives hope to German F1 with runAnd feel free to email Daniel or tweet @DanielHarris 4.14pm BST Kvyat’s missus had a baby girl last night! ...
17:24, 07/28/2019

German Defense Minister Wins Vote for European Union's Top Job European Parliament lawmakers approved German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen for the European Union’s top job, but by a razor-thin margin that could deepen the task she faces in reviving a bloc...
11:36, 07/17/2019

German woman wins ultra-distance cycling event Fiona Kolbinger has become the first woman to win the Transcontinental Race outright. The annual mixed event covers 4,000 kilometers between Bulgaria and France....
17:12, 08/06/2019

Verstappen wins wild German GP from Vettel, disaster for Mercedes Max Verstappen mastered both wet and dry conditions to win the 2019 Formula 1 German Grand Prix for Red Bull as Mercedes faltered badly at its home race...
18:12, 07/28/2019

F1: Verstappen wins German GP, Vettel second and Hamilton 11th – as it happened Red Bull’s Max Verstappen took glory at Hockenheim, while Lewis Hamilton was left in a spin 4.54pm BST Related: Max Verstappen wins thrilling German Grand Prix after Lewis Hamilton error 4.36pm BST ...
18:36, 07/28/2019

Max Verstappen wins thrilling German GP after Lewis Hamilton error • World champion trails in ninth place in wet conditions• Sebastian Vettel second for Ferrari, Daniil Kvyat thirdWhat was supposed to have been a homecoming celebration for Mercedes turned to ashen-fa...
00:12, 07/29/2019

Verstappen wins crazy German GP as Hamilton extends lead Max Verstappen made five pitstops, spun and then won a crazy German Grand Prix on Sunday while Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton had a nightmare afternoon but still stretched his overall lead to 41 ...
09:24, 07/29/2019

Motor racing: Verstappen wins crazy German Grand Prix Red Bull's Max Verstappen won a wet and crazily chaotic German Grand Prix littered with crashes and safety car periods on Sunday with Mercedes' Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton failing to score....
19:48, 07/28/2019

Jürgen Klopp wins German Football Ambassador award 2019 Jürgen Klopp has been named the German Football Ambassador for 2019 following his fine work with Liverpool and representing German football abroad. But Klopp's season is not over, with a Champions Lea...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Qualcomm's security-boosted smartphone chip wins German certification U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm has won certification from Germany's cyber watchdog for a next generation chip that boosts the security of smartphones, as applications such as mobile payments become increasin...
15:12, 06/26/2019

Max Verstappen wins thrilling German Grand Prix after Lewis Hamilton error • World champion trails in 11th place in wet conditions• Sebastian Vettel second for Ferrari, Daniil Kvyat thirdMax Verstappen won the German Grand Prix after a fascinating, gripping race in treachero...
18:36, 07/28/2019

German poker pro Hossein Esnan wins World Series main event In a high-stakes head-to-head between two European rivals, Hossein Esnan has come out victorious with the $10-million grand prize in Las Vegas. He said if it weren't for good cards and a bit of luck, ...
18:48, 07/17/2019

German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter wins the Praemium Imperiale 2019 One of the world's most celebrated violinists, Anne-Sophie Mutter is among the five prizewinners of the prestigious Japanese award that has been called the Nobel prize for the arts....
12:24, 09/17/2019

'America's Got Talent': What would human fireball do if he wins $1 million prize? 'Retire' The Human Fuse drew gasps as he flew through the air on fire on 'America's Got Talent,' but his banter with judge Simon Cowell brought laughter, too.       &#...
06:12, 05/29/2019

Pokemon GO August 2019 Research Quest Rewards: What are the August Field Research Quests? POKEMON GO Field Research Quests typically rotate every month. Here's everything you need to know, including all the details for the field research quests, tasks and rewards in August 2019....
05:48, 08/02/2019

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88 Nobel laureate Toni Morrison was a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in “Beloved,” “Song of Solomon” and other works transformed American letters...
16:48, 08/06/2019

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dies at 88 American author Toni Morrison, the first black woman of any nationality to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died at the age of 88, her publisher confirmed Tuesday....
20:00, 08/06/2019

Kary B. Mullis, 74, Dies; Found a Way to Analyze DNA and Won Nobel His discovery created a new world of possibilities in diagnosing disease, unearthing the past and assisting in criminal cases, including O.J. Simpson’s murder trial....
09:24, 08/16/2019

Nobel-winner Paul Nurse on Brexit: ‘The UK is turning in on itself’ Scientists fear the UK has lost its way due to Brexit and research could suffer as a result, one of the country’s most respected scientists tells New Scientist...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Nobel-winning physicist Murray Gell-Man dies at 89 SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Murray Gell-Mann, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has died at the age of 89. Gell-Mann d...
00:48, 05/27/2019

Study of French postmen's testicles is an Ig Nobel winner Nappy-changing machine and saliva calculation also triumph in annual science prizeThere comes a time in a scientist’s life when the surest route to global fame involves a bevy of naked French postmen ...
01:48, 09/13/2019

Nobel-winning author Toni Morrison dead at 88 U.S. author Toni Morrison, whose 1987 novel "Beloved" about a runaway slave won a Pulitzer Prize and contributed to a body of work that made her the first black woman to be presented the Nobel Prize i...
18:48, 08/06/2019

Cubed wombat poop, why your left nut runs hot, among Ig Nobel winners Enlarge / A "Moment of Science" in the 2017 Ig Nobel ceremony: Daniel Davis faces a Tesla coil. (credit: Mike Binveniste/Improbable Research) Over the years, curious intrepid scientists have gleaned...
10:00, 09/13/2019

Toni Morrison, author and Nobel laureate, dies aged 88 With novels including Beloved and The Bluest Eye, the acclaimed author dramatised African American experience with fierce passionToni Morrison, who chronicled the African American experience in fictio...
16:24, 08/06/2019

Nobel-winning physicist who ‘brought order to universe’ dies at 89 SANTA FE, NM — Murray Gell-Mann, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has died at the age of 89. Gell-Mann died Fri...
22:00, 05/27/2019

Like "Withdrawing Nobel": Ex-JNU Vice Chancellor, Asked To Submit Resume Jawaharlal Nehru University's exercise to call for resumes of professors emeriti is similar to "withdrawing" Nobel of a recipient, if he or she is thought to be not doing enough good work a decade or....
14:48, 09/06/2019

Toni Morrison, 'Beloved' author and Nobel laureate, dies at 88 Toni Morrison, author of seminal works of literature on the black experience such as "Beloved," "Song of Solomon" and "Sula" and the first African-American woman to win a Nobel Prize, has died, her pu...
05:36, 08/07/2019

World mourns the death of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in “Beloved,” “Song of Solomon” and other works transformed American letters, has died at age 88...
05:12, 08/07/2019

Nobel Peace Laureate Could Face Prosecution Over Myanmar Military’s Actions Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s civilian leader, once was a democracy icon. Now she’s an international pariah because of the Myanmar military’s brutality....
03:36, 09/18/2019

"They Gave You Nobel For What?" Trump Asks Yazidi Activist Nadia Murad US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared unfamiliar with the work and cause of Nobel laureate Nadia Murad as she pleaded with him to help the Yazidis of Iraq....
06:24, 07/18/2019

Toni Morrison dies at age 88. The Nobel laureate transfigured American literature. Morrison, the Nobel Prize-winning novelist who conjured a black girl longing for blue eyes, a slave mother who kills her child to save her from bondage, and other indelible characters who helped trans...
16:00, 08/06/2019

Akzo Nobel second-quarter core profit surges 36% on higher prices Dutch paints and coatings maker Akzo Nobel reported a better-than-expected 36% jump in second-quarter core profit on Wednesday, as higher prices and cost savings offset raw material inflation....
11:24, 07/24/2019

Cubed wombat poop, why your left scrotum runs hot, among Ig Nobel winners Enlarge / A "Moment of Science" in the 2017 Ig Nobel ceremony: Daniel Davis faces a Tesla coil. (credit: Mike Binveniste/Improbable Research) Over the years, curious intrepid scientists have gleaned...
02:36, 09/13/2019

Pokemon GO July 2019 Research Quest Rewards: What are the July 2019 Field Research Quests? POKEMON GO Field Research Quests typically rotate every month. Here's everything you need to know, including all the details for the field research quests, tasks and rewards in July 2019....
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17:36, 05/01/2019

Another German citizen arrested in Turkey for political reasons: German media A man has reportedly been arrested in Turkey for posts he shared on Facebook. A series of arrests of German citizens in recent years has strained relations between the two countries....
03:36, 08/07/2019

The next 'Overwatch' hero is yet another evil scientist Blizzard waited a little longer than fans expected, but it has at last revealed the identity of Overwatch's 31st playable character. Following a couple of mathematical-oriented teasers over the w...
04:36, 07/23/2019

How I became a forensic scientist: Monique Brillhart Monique Brillhart is a latent print examiner with the FBI. She talks about everything from layoffs and Coldplay to drawing upon life experience.        ...
13:12, 05/30/2019

Meeting a Russian Scientist? He Might Need to Report on You Russia’s government is trying to put Soviet-style restrictions on scientists’ contact with foreign peers, requiring them to ask permission and report back on meetings....
01:00, 08/15/2019

How to become a data scientist: A cheat sheet If you are interested in pursuing a career in data science, this primer is a good reference for information about salary, hottest job markets, training, and more....
21:36, 05/03/2019

Introducing this week’s new-look New Scientist magazine Welcome to the redesigned New Scientist, with a brighter, fresher feel. All your old favourites are still here and we now have more columns and puzzles. We hope you enjoy it...
19:36, 05/01/2019

Meet the Scientist Who Wants to Take Down One of the Worst Democrats in Congress When U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer was elected to New Jersey’s Fifth Congressional District in 2016, Arati Kreibich was jubilant. After all, it was the first time a Democrat had won the seat since the 193...
18:12, 07/30/2019

How Uber is turning everyone in the company into a data scientist Uber has built internal tools and platforms that others in the company can leverage, bringing cutting-edge expertise to anyone within the company.Read More...
07:00, 07/31/2019

This scientist is digging into the history of Florida’s hurricanes BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — Months after Hurricane Michael bruised the Florida Panhandle and Irma slammed into the Florida Keys, the state is bracing for what comes next. One scientist is digging for those...
01:24, 08/21/2019

Greece: Authorities search for missing US scientist Authorities on the Greek island of Crete have launched a search for a missing American scientist, 59-year-old Suzanne Eaton, who had been attending a conference there this week...
04:00, 07/06/2019

'No health problems with chlorinated chicken' - UK's top scientist There is no 'scientific' reason to ban chlorinated chicken or hormone beef in a post-Brexit trade deal with America, a senior government scientist has told Sky News....
06:36, 08/29/2019

Top UK scientist urges people to take vitamin D supplements Geneticist Steve Jones, formerly a sceptic, says case for doing so is overwhelmingOne of Britain’s leading scientists has urged people to take vitamin D supplements, particularly children, who spend a...
17:00, 05/26/2019

Humboldt 2.0: Why a scientist born 250 years ago is more relevant than ever Alexander von Humboldt measured everything in sight. Though many of his discoveries are hard to categorize or have been superseded, his holistic view of nature led the way to how we see and understand...
18:48, 09/13/2019

Implanting AI chips in your mind could cause you to lose yourself, says scientist Last month, Elon Musk’s Neuralink, a neurotechnology company, revealed its plans to develop brain-reading technology over the next few years. One of the goals for Musk’s firm is to eventually implant ...
16:48, 08/16/2019

Would an old presidential candidate die in office? This scientist has some answers The crowded field of aging presidential candidates has raised questions about their prospects for good health and longevity. And while there's no crystal ball, one study released Friday provides some ...
18:00, 07/26/2019

Greek man arrested over American scientist's death Suzanne Eaton, a biologist at Germany's Max Planck, was found dead in an abandoned WWII bunker in the island of Crete. She was a world-renowned scientist in developmental biology....
12:24, 07/16/2019

Loch Ness Monster may have been giant eel, scientist says Sightings of Scotland's famed Loch Ness Monster could be chalked up to a giant eel lurking in the depths of the Highland lake, a New Zealand scientist said Thursday....
01:36, 09/06/2019

Political Scientist Talks About Republican Primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Next Tuesday, Republicans will decide between Gov. Matt Bevin, Robert Goforth, Ike Lawrence and William Woods in the primary for the upcoming gubernatorial race. Politi...
02:24, 05/15/2019

Greek man arrested in American scientist's death Suzanne Eaton, a biologist at Germany's Max Planck, was found dead in an abandoned WWII bunker in the island of Crete. She was a world renowned scientist in developmental biology....
07:36, 07/16/2019

New Scientist joins the Covering Climate Now initiative New Scientist has joined Covering Climate Now, a journalistic collaboration providing extensive coverage of the UN climate action summit taking place this month...
14:48, 09/05/2019

Greek police believe they have solved U.S. scientist's murder Greek police believe they have found the killer of an American biologist who was murdered on the island of Crete on July 8, a source said on Tuesday....
10:24, 07/16/2019

US scientist says Everest increasingly polluted and warmer A U.S. scientist says Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it more dangerous for fut...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Scientist vanishes on run while at Greece conference, family says An American scientist vanished while attending a conference in Greece last week — and her family fears she may have fallen while jogging on one of the tourist area’s picturesque cliffs. Suzanne ...
23:36, 07/08/2019

The mad scientist behind America’s mind-control quest with LSD In his mid-20s, future crime kingpin Whitey Bulger spent time in the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary for hijacking and armed robbery. While there, he volunteered to be part of a drug experiment that soug...
14:01, 09/17/2019

Google’s chief decision scientist: Humans can fix AI’s shortcomings Google chief decision scientist Cassie Kozyrkov addresses the importance of human intervention in developing safe AI systems and allaying users' fears.Read More...
21:00, 06/14/2019

British scientist's body found after she disappeared in Greece during a run The body of British scientist Natalie Christopher has been found in Greece after she vanished while out on a run on Monday, police said on Wednesday....
20:48, 08/07/2019

Police to charge suspect in US scientist’s slaying in Crete Police on the Greek island of Crete say a 27-year-old man will be charged with murder in the slaying of American scientist Suzanne Eaton, whose body was found last week in a tunnel...
16:00, 07/16/2019

Scientist Dream of a Future Where Your AC Unit Sucks Carbon Out of the Sky Air conditioners require lots of energy to run, meaning they result in lots of greenhouse gas emissions. But maybe they don’t have to? In a recently published Nature paper, researchers with the Instit...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Cambridge offer for Romanian teen came to UK to be a rocket scientist A Romanian teenager who moved to Britain less than two years ago for a better education has been offered the chance to study at Cambridge University....
14:48, 05/01/2019

Scientist to politicians: End oil, farm subsidies to save planet Robert Watson chose his favorite accessories to deliver the scientific community’s starkest warning yet over the accelerating demise of Earth's life support systems: a tie with a dodo pattern, and cuf...
22:24, 05/06/2019

US scientist sounds warning on future Everest dangers KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it more dangerous for f...
16:24, 06/04/2019

Priest’s son arrested in murder of American scientist in Greece A 27-year-old Greek farmer — the son of a priest — has been arrested after confessing to raping and murdering the California scientist who was found dead in a World War II bunker on the island of Cret...
21:12, 07/16/2019

The Latest: US scientist pleads not guilty in China case ALBUQUERUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a scientist charged with making false statements about contacts with a China program (all times local): 12:45 p.m. A scientist for a U.S. laboratory in New Mexico...
21:48, 05/28/2019

Crete 'struggling with shame' after rape and murder of US scientist Lawyer for man who admitted crime says islanders feel sense of responsibility for her deathThe lawyer of a man who has admitted raping and killing the acclaimed American scientist Suzanne Eaton while ...
12:12, 07/25/2019

A Dollar Bill Led To Former NASA Scientist's Imprisonment In Turkey Former NASA scientist Serkan Golge was suddenly released from prison in Turkey this week after spending nearly three years behind bars on terrorism charges - an arrest stemming in part from his......
20:36, 05/31/2019

Florida hurricanes predicted by scientist with unique technique Months after Hurricane Michael bruised the panhandle and Irma slammed into the Florida Keys, the community is bracing themselves for what comes next. One scientist with the Florida Gulf Coast Universi...
18:36, 08/20/2019

Why This Scientist Keeps Receiving Packages of Serial Killers’ Hair Getting sufficient DNA out of a rootless hair has long been considered impossible. A scientist, better known for work with ancient fossils, has figured it out. It’s a game-changer for crime and survei...
03:24, 09/17/2019

Body of missing American scientist found in Crete The body of missing 59-year-old American scientist Suzanne Eaton was found in a cave at the port city of Chania, Crete, Monday evening, the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics ...
20:24, 07/09/2019

American scientist who vanished in Greece found dead A scientist from California who disappeared a week ago while attending a conference in Greece has been found dead, authorities and her employer said Tuesday. Greek authorities said they recovered a bo...
04:00, 07/10/2019

"Chandrayaan 2 Launch Stopped At Right Time", Says Ex-Defence Scientist Former Defence Research and Development Organisation's director of public interface, Ravi Gupta, said the decision to call off Monday's launch of the second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2, was done at......
09:12, 07/15/2019

‘The Lion King’ is a lie that erases female pride: scientist Some catty critics have said the new remake of “The Lion King,” featuring the animal kingdom animated with CGI technology, lack the “charisma” and expressiveness of the origina...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Scientist who called out Bolsonaro on Amazon deforestation is fired Brazil has fired the head of a government agency that found a steep rise in deforestation in the Amazon, following a public spat with far-right President Jair Bolsonaro....
08:24, 08/04/2019

Meet the computer scientist who saved Bletchley Park Tucked away in an estate in Buckinghamshire, England, is a 19th-century mansion. You wouldn’t be able to tell from the outside, but this mansion, named Bletchley Park, was the central home to Alan Tur...
03:12, 07/09/2019

Scientist warns of Everest dangers from pollution, melting A scientist says Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it dangerous for future climbe...
03:36, 06/05/2019

Australian scientist to launch cancer cells into space After just one day in zero gravity conditions, researchers found over 80% of cancer cells died in a trial. Now, their plan is to send them to space. The initial results confirm earlier findings from G...
03:00, 08/31/2019

MIT scientist Richard Stallman resigns over Epstein remarks A renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology computer scientist who came under fire last week after suggesting in a leaked email that one of Jeffrey Epstein’s victims was “entirely wil...
18:48, 09/17/2019

Greek man confesses to rape, murder of U.S. scientist, police say Greek police believe they have found the man who raped and murdered an American biologist whose body was discovered on the island of Crete on July 8, a senior official said on Tuesday....
21:12, 07/16/2019

New Scientist 50 years ago: The first test-tube babies, sort of It was still 10 years before IVF would be used successfully in humans – and that wasn’t on our radar when we reported on the first lab conceptions using mice...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Suspect confesses in murder of U.S. scientist, Greek police say Greek police believe they have found the killer of an American biologist who was found murdered on the island of Crete on July 8, a source said on Tuesday....
14:36, 07/16/2019

Scientist have made a contact lens that lets you zoom in by blinking Scientists from the University of California, San Diego, have created a new robotic soft contact lens that lets you zoom by blinking twice. The lens can be controlled by your eye movements.  Eye movem...
16:36, 07/29/2019

Stephen Colbert on Ben Carson: ‘Not a rocket scientist, only a brain surgeon’ Late-night hosts poked fun at the housing secretary’s Oreo error and the possibility of Trump’s case being seen by Merrick GarlandLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s latest failure in court and...
19:24, 05/22/2019

Missing British Scientist Found Dead In Greece: Report The body of a missing British scientist has been found in a ravine on the Greek island of Ikaria two days after she disappeared, Greek police said on Wednesday....
20:24, 08/07/2019

Wandering Earth: Rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet Enlarge (credit: NASA) In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escap...
18:24, 05/18/2019

Kedarnath, Badrinath Shifting Due To High Footfall? False, Says Scientist Rumours of a shift in the position of Kedarnath and Badrinath temples due to high footfall of pilgrims are false, said Dr Sushil Kumar, Scientist, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology in Uttarakhand.....
18:48, 06/29/2019

Police charge suspect in the murder of US scientist who disappeared in Greece Suzanne Eaton disappeared July 2 while jogging, setting off a massive search that ended five days later when her battered body was found.        ...
23:48, 07/16/2019

Greek police question suspect over death of American scientist Greek police were questioning a 27-year-old man over the death of an American scientist whose body was found on the island of Crete last week, police sources there said on Monday....
23:36, 07/15/2019

U.S. scientist killed in Greece by man who raped her and left her in a cave, police say Two amateur explorers found Suzanne Eaton’s body almost 200 feet into an abandoned cave that was used as a shelter during World War II, according to police....
22:24, 07/16/2019

NASA scientist shuts down Hinge match who joked she must be ‘the receptionist’ A woman with a Ph.D. in planetary science has called out a man she matched with on the dating app Hinge after the potential suitor joked that the woman’s real-life work experience at NASA was likely a...
22:00, 08/16/2019

NASA Scientist Charged With Possessing Child Porn: Report A scientist working at NASA's Johnson Space Center has been charged with five counts of child porn possession, the media reported citing court documents....
02:36, 08/01/2019

Greek volunteers tell of finding UK scientist's body on island of Ikaria Rescuers passed close to where Natalie Christopher’s body lay several times, leader saysVolunteers who joined the search for Natalie Christopher, the British astrophysicist whose body was found in a r...
06:00, 08/10/2019

Nick Berry interview — A data scientist confronts his own mortality Nick Berry, a former Facebook data scientist, has stage IV cancer. He doesn't know how much time he has, but he hopes to see his kids finish high school.Read More...
01:00, 09/03/2019

Greek police find body of missing British scientist The body of Natalie Christopher has been found on the island of Ikaria. Greek police had sent a specialist unit to aid the search after the astrophysicist went missing....
13:12, 08/08/2019

Japan Approves Scientist's Plan to Create World's First Humanimals For the first time, a government is supporting a plan to create animal embryos with human cells and bring them to term, resulting in a type of humanimal known as a human-animal chimera.Read more......
22:12, 07/30/2019

A Quarry Is Actually A 3D Map Of The Ancient Egyptian Underworld, Suggests Polish Scientist Ancient Egyptians are well known for their creation of vast architectural structures which penetrate the skies and each one required a thorough understanding of the universal dynamics of breadth, widt...
21:36, 07/02/2019

Greek man detained in US scientist's murder in Nazi bunker on Crete Police on the Greek island of Crete have detained a man in the killing of an American scientist who was reported missing and later was found dead in an abandoned bunker used by the Nazis during World ...
04:00, 07/16/2019

Atlanta prosecutors accuse Iranian scientist of violating US sanctions Professor accused of conspiring and attempting to export biological materials from the US to Iran without authorizationAn Iranian scientist coming to the US for a prestigious visiting scientist positi...
22:00, 07/07/2019

Mad scientist builds a robot to beat the crap out of him in a VR fighting game Since the 80s, fighting games have been a raucous good time, a way to blow off some steam while digitally beating an AI opponent to smithereens. In the VR world though, these same characters might one...
06:36, 05/17/2019

Greek man detained in death of American scientist Suzanne Eaton A 27-year-old Greek man has confessed to killing the California scientist found dead last week in an abandoned World War II bunker on the island of Crete, according to a report on Monday. The man, who...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Nils Nilsson, 86, Dies; Scientist Helped Robots Find Their Way He was part of a Stanford team whose work in artificial intelligence has found its way into smartphones, Siri and other hallmarks of the algorithmic age....
19:48, 04/28/2019

Renowned Scientist Hopes To Find Stranger Who Helped Him 3 Decades Ago A groundbreaking scientist, Mahmoud Ghannoum, has been telling the story for almost 30 years, how one generous act by a stranger in Washington made his remarkable life possible....
13:12, 09/17/2019

Human Bodies Move Significantly Over A Year After Death, Scientist Says An Australian scientist has proved that human bodies move around significantly for more than a year after death, in findings that could have implications for detectives and pathologists around the......
20:24, 09/14/2019

"Indian Base On Moon In 10 Years", Says Scientist Who Led BrahMos Project A former scientist of the Defence Research and Development Organisation has said India will be able to set up a base on the moon in 10 years to extract helium-3....
02:00, 09/09/2019

Scientist says Loch Ness monster may be giant eel after water DNA test Neil Gemmell from the University of Otago in New Zealand says the project found a surprisingly high amount of eel DNA in the water where Loch Ness is said to reside....
06:48, 09/06/2019

Swiss agree to extradite Chinese scientist to U.S. on theft charges Switzerland has agreed to extradite a Chinese researcher to the United States where prosecutors have charged him with helping his scientist sister steal secrets allegedly worth $550 million from Briti...
17:36, 07/17/2019

Edmonton a key battleground in 2019 federal election: political scientist While Calgary is expected to go blue in this election, one MacEwan University professor believes the Alberta capital will be the site of some very highly contested battles....
21:48, 09/10/2019

Ex-chief scientist fears for UK climate plan if Boris Johnson is PM Prof David King says would-be PM oversaw ‘devastating’ cuts in efforts to tackle crisisProf David King, the former chief scientist, has expressed alarm at the prospect of Boris Johnson becoming prime ...
13:36, 06/18/2019

Zappos lead data scientist on the challenges of using semantic search At Transform 2019 in San Francisco, Zappos lead data scientist Ameen Kazerouni talked about how his team successfully implemented semantic search.Read More...
08:12, 07/18/2019

MIT scientist resigns over emails discussing academic linked to Epstein Emails written by Richard Stallman leakedMassachusetts college at center of storm over Epstein fundingThe computer scientist Richard Stallman has resigned from MIT and the Free Software Foundation (FS...
19:36, 09/17/2019

Turkey releases detained NASA scientist Serkan Golge Turkey has released US-Turkish scientist Serkan Golge from jail, a move that could help ease relations with Washington. The former NASA researcher is one of thousands detained in a Turkish government ...
23:48, 05/29/2019

Turkey Frees American NASA Scientist Imprisoned for 2 Years The scientist, Serkan Golge, 39, a Turkish-American citizen, was arrested while visiting his family in southern Turkey in 2016. His wife confirmed that he had been released....
22:12, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said o...
11:24, 06/05/2019

Greek suspect blames porn addiction for California scientist’s murder A 27-year-old Greek son of a priest blamed a porn overload for raping and killing a California scientist who vanished from a conference in Crete, local authorities said. Giannis Paraskakis, who confes...
18:36, 07/17/2019

With Artemis, NASA at risk of repeating Apollo mistakes, scientist warns Enlarge / The surface of the Moon as seen from Apollo 11 while in lunar orbit. (credit: NASA) In the nearly five months that have passed since Vice President Mike Pence directed NASA to return hum...
23:48, 08/20/2019

US Scientist Raped, Murdered In Greece; Body Dumped In Abandoned Bunker A 27-year-old farmer on the Greek island on Crete has confessed to raping and murdering an American scientist before dumping her body in an abandoned World War II bunker, police said Tuesday....
15:00, 07/16/2019

A Political Scientist Caused Confusion By Making Up A Donald Trump Quote President Donald Trump again called for libel laws to be changed after a prominent political scientist and think tank leader made up a quote and attributed it to Trump....
05:48, 05/28/2019

How do you hug a climate scientist? Follow these simple rules and don't make it weird | First Dog on the Moon If you think you’re miserable - imagine being one of those long suffering mass extinction Cassandras!Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the...
11:24, 06/12/2019

Body believed to be American scientist died in Greece by 'criminal act,' coroner says A body of a woman found in an abandoned World War II bunker believed to an American scientist who went missing last week while attending a conference in Greece died of a "criminal act," a coroner said...
21:24, 07/10/2019

Scientist suggests eating human flesh to fight climate change A Swedish scientist speaking at Stockholm summit last week offered an unusual possible tactic in combating global climate change: eating human flesh. Stockholm School of Economics professor and resear...
23:12, 09/09/2019

Men are better than women at reading maps because they played with Lego as kids, scientist claims The stereotype that men are better than women at reading maps is true, a brain expert has claimed, but only because they played with Lego as children....
21:36, 05/29/2019

How a Chinese Scientist Broke the Rules to Create the First Gene-Edited Babies Dr. He Jiankui, seeking glory for his nation and justice for HIV-positive parents, kept his experiment secret from a doctor, deceived a hospital, ignored Western peers’ warnings and faked a test....
20:24, 05/10/2019

U.S. scientist to file whistleblower complaint after agency halts his climate work A climate scientist for the Trump administration's health protection agency who was ordered to drop work on climate issues will file a whistleblower complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Special...
03:00, 08/15/2019

American scientist Suzanne Eaton found dead in Greece after going missing Suzanne Eaton was found dead on the Greek island of Crete where she went missing during a work conference.        ...
23:24, 07/09/2019

Grisly details emerge in death of US scientist Suzanne Eaton in Greece A local resident of Crete was charged with murder after admitting he assaulted an American scientist who disappeared on the Greek island, police said.        ...
19:24, 07/16/2019

Bolsonaro has blessed ‘brutal' assault on Amazon, sacked scientist warns In interview with the Guardian, Ricardo Galvão says if the far-right leader doesn’t change tack the Amazon will be ruinedIllegal loggers are ramping up a “brutal, fast” assault on the Brazilian Amazon...
12:48, 08/09/2019

North Korean nuclear scientist promoted after test of 'new weapons system' A North Korean nuclear scientist is emerging as a major player in the regime following the successful launches of short-range missiles across multiple tests....
15:00, 08/14/2019

MIT scientist resigns over Jeffrey Epstein comments he calls 'misunderstandings and mischaracterizations' The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) computer scientist who said the alleged sex-abuse victims of an associate of deceased convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein were “entirely willing" has...
15:36, 09/17/2019

Bolsonaro has blessed ‘brutal' assault on rainforest, sacked scientist warns In interview with the Guardian, Ricardo Galvão says if the far-right leader doesn’t change tack the Amazon will be ruinedIllegal loggers are ramping up a “brutal, fast” assault on the Brazilian Amazon...
10:48, 08/09/2019

Eight Tie In US Spelling Bee With $50,000 Cash Prize For Each Eight young super spellers beat the dictionary to be crowned co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in what officials said was a first since the US word contest started in 1925....
11:36, 05/31/2019

Eight tie in U.S. spelling bee, each gets $50,000 cash prize Eight young super spellers all tied, and all were crowned co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in what competition officials said was a first for the event....
08:48, 05/31/2019

Greek investigators probe crucial piece of evidence in American scientist’s killing Authorities are probing a crucial piece of evidence left behind in the abandoned World War II bunker in Greece where an American scientist was found dead last week, according to a new report. Though n...
20:00, 07/15/2019

US scientist was suffocated in Greece, body found covered with burlap in Nazi-era bunker An American scientist who went missing last week in Greece before she was found dead in an abandoned World War II bunker was suffocated, authorities said Wednesday as new details were revealed about w...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Rogue Chinese scientist made 'foolish' choice in gene-edited babies A rogue Chinese scientist who caused outrage last year when he said he had created the world's first "gene-edited" babies in an attempt to protect them from HIV may also have put them at risk with a "...
06:00, 06/04/2019

Greek police suspect foul play in death of US scientist who taught in Germany Suzanne Eaton's body was found in a disused military bunker on Crete one week after she went missing. Authorities have now said that they believe a "criminal act" led to her death....
22:48, 07/10/2019

Ousted Novartis scientist 'categorically denies' wrongdoing in data manipulation scandal The FDA's recent report that Novartis knowingly relied on manipulated data in a drug's application has put pressure on its CEO Vas Narasimhan....
19:48, 08/20/2019

Scientist says tropical fish documented by divers signals warming Atlantic waters Boris Worm of Dalhousie University - who has also been a diver for decades - says the seahorses, spotfin butterfly fish and bluespotted cornetfish would once have been considered a rarity in Nova Scot...
23:48, 08/02/2019

Missing scientist Natalie Christopher may have been crushed by rocks after falling into ravine: reports British scientist Dr. Natalie Christopher — who vanished during a morning run on the Greek island of Ikaria — may have been crushed by large rocks after falling into a ravine, according to new reports...
16:48, 08/08/2019

A political scientist caused confusion when he made up a Trump quote. The president noticed. A prominent political commentator tweeted a made-up comment he said Trump made about Joe Biden and North Korea. The president made another call for tighter libel laws in response....
18:48, 05/27/2019

Venice Biennale’s Top Prize Goes to Lithuania “Sun & Sea (Marina),” which features opera singers on an artificial beach, was the second successive performance piece to win the Golden Lion for best national participation....
16:24, 05/11/2019

Physicists who came up with supergravity win $3m Breakthrough Prize Supergravity is an idea that could unite general relativity with quantum mechanics, and the three physicists who formulated it have now won a $3 million prize for their work...
19:36, 08/06/2019

| How PSL prize money compares to EPL riches Sport24 reveals the prize money awarded to winners Mamelodi Sundowns and all other Absa Premiership sides compared to the vast riches of the Premier League....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Four women chase $500,000 W Series top prize W Series was created to address a gender imbalance in top flight motorsport Briton Jamie Chadwick leads rivals as inaugural all-female racing series heads for penultimate round W Series, the all-fe...
08:36, 07/18/2019

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wedn...
09:24, 06/05/2019

Crete coroners suspect foul play in death of American scientist Suzanne Eaton An American scientist found dead after she went missing on the island of Crete for more than a week had been suffocated, local police said Wednesday....
02:24, 07/11/2019

Pollution and Climate Change Are Making Mount Everest More Dangerous for Climbers, U.S. Scientist Warns (KATHMANDU, Nepal) — Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it more dangerous fo...
18:36, 06/04/2019

I'm a scientist. Under Trump I lost my job for refusing to hide climate crisis facts | Maria Caffrey I was a climate scientist in a climate-denying administration – and it cost me my jobThe Trump administration’s hostility towards climate science is not new. Interior climate staffer Joel Clement’s re...
09:24, 07/25/2019

Body of missing British scientist found on Greek island in ravine days after she disappeared during run The body of a British-Cypriot astrophysicist was discovered Wednesday in a ravine on Greek island two days after she went missing while out jogging, officials said....
09:12, 08/08/2019

Structure for $100,000 Le Mans Eports prize revealed The structure for the $100,000 Le Mans Esports Super Final prize fund has been revealed ahead of the event that will take place at the World Endurance Championship finale...
14:24, 05/15/2019

CES re-awards revoked robotics prize to women's sex toy There was outrage and disbelief earlier this year when the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) -- the organization behind the major CES annual tech show -- revoked its Robotics Innovation Award from...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Millennials Prize Experiences. Now So Do Travel Companies. Forget the thread count, plush bathrobes and white goose-down pillows. A vacation is no longer defined by where you stay, but what you do—at least for many millennials....
13:12, 06/10/2019

Wimbledon prize money rises 11.8 percent Wimbledon prize money will total 38 million pounds ($49 million) for this year's championships, a rise of 11.8 percent, the All England Club announced on Tuesday....
14:36, 04/30/2019

Scientists win millions in the 2020 Breakthrough Prize The Breakthrough Prize rewards work in physics, mathematics, and the life sciences, and it has just awarded almost $20 million to researchers around the world...
18:00, 09/05/2019

Colson Whitehead among Kirkus Prize finalists Colson Whitehead’s novel “The Nickel Boys” and Kwame Alexander’s picture story “The Undefeated” are among the finalists for the Kirkus Prize, a $50,000 honor given for the year’s outstanding fiction, ...
01:36, 09/18/2019

Supergravity pioneers win $3m Special Breakthrough prize Daniel Freedman, Peter van Nieuwenhuizen and Sergio Ferrara developed landmark theory in 1970sThe most lucrative prize in science has been awarded to three researchers for a landmark theory that marri...
02:48, 08/07/2019

Atwood, Rushdie on Booker Prize shortlist The six finalists for the top literary award in the English-speaking world have been revealed. Veteran authors Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie have already picked up the Booker Prize in the past....
11:12, 09/04/2019

Atwood, Rushdie among Booker Prize shortlist The six finalists for the top literary award in the English-speaking world have been revealed. Veteran authors Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie have already picked up the Booker Prize in the past....
13:00, 09/03/2019

In This Excerpt From Chuck Wendig's New Sci-Fi Thriller, Wanderers, a Scientist Begins to Realize the World's in Deep Trouble Chuck Wendig is a name you’ll recognize if you’re a fan of Star Wars novels (or follow the ins and outs of Star Wars comics). But he also does plenty of work beyond the galaxy far, far, away—including...
05:12, 07/02/2019

British scientist missing on Greek island: Search teams use geolocating equipment to find her phone The hunt for a missing astrophysicist on a Greek island now involves a specialized police unit with geolocation equipment, as authorities on Wednesday sealed off the hotel room where the British-Cypri...
16:24, 08/07/2019

Swedish scientist floats eating human flesh as solution to global climate change: reports A Swedish scientist speaking at Stockholm summit last week offered an unusual possible tactic in combating global climate change: eating human flesh....
16:24, 09/09/2019

$10M prize to be awarded for tech that teaches illiterate to read LOS ANGELES — The challenge was to develop software that could easily be downloaded onto tablets that poor children around the world could use to teach themselves to read, write and do simple arithmet...
10:36, 05/16/2019

Women’s prize winner Tayari Jones: ‘Before this, I had never won a raffle’ An American Marriage is a story about the traumatic effect of injustice on a black family in the US. But it might never have been published if it wasn’t for the intervention of a mystery author‘I’m a ...
17:12, 06/09/2019

Chelsea legends to battle for £170m prize at Wembley Frank Lampard will do battle with John Terry for a place in the Premier League on May 27 after he led Derby to the Championship play-off final against Aston Villa....
14:36, 05/16/2019

Nigerian debut novelist among finalists for Women’s Prize Nigerian debut novelist Oyinkan Braithwaite and U.K. Booker Prize winner Anna Burns are among six finalists for the international Women’s Prize for Fiction...
19:36, 04/29/2019

Sharing is caring: Federer wants better prize money distribution "Roger Federer is prepared to champion the cause of lower-ranked players on the ATP Tour and said at the U.S. Open on Wednesday that he would fight to ensure a bigger share of the prize pot for them i...
10:36, 08/29/2019

Minnesota's Collier takes WNBA's top rookie prize Napheesa Collier fended off fierce competition to become the WNBA's Rookie of the Year on Monday, with the Minnesota Lynx standout capping a prolific season in which she logged 444 regular season poin...
05:24, 09/17/2019

Women's Open raises prize fund to $4.5 million The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
22:12, 07/08/2019

Rapinoe slams FIFA over schedule, prize money United States co-captain Megan Rapinoe launched a scathing attack on world soccer's governing body FIFA, on the eve of the women's World Cup final, saying the organization did not respect the female g...
01:12, 07/07/2019

Turner Prize Shortlist Promotes Political Artists The shortlist for this year’s prize included an artist who creates fantasy worlds “beyond patriarchal limits” and one who recreated a Syrian prison using sound....
16:00, 05/01/2019

Word whiz kids compete for $50,000 prize in U.S. spelling bee Nearly 500 word wizards were still in contention on Wednesday as the Scripps National Spelling Bee entered its second day, as the best young spellers strive for the top cash prize of $50,000....
18:00, 05/29/2019

A Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist Was ‘Swatted’ but Survived. Here’s What He Has to Say About That Leonard Pitts Jr., a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Miami Herald, was laying in his bed in Bowie, Md., early on Sunday morning when he woke up to a phone call. It was the police....
02:00, 07/04/2019

Women’s $1 Mother’s Day gift turns out to be $1.3M lotto prize AUTRYVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina woman was gifted a $1 lottery ticket for Mother’s Day that turned out to be worth $1.3 million. News outlets report Vielka Roman, of Sampson County, won the t...
10:24, 05/16/2019

Slowthai on Mercury prize, new PM and supporting Liam Gallagher As people are starting to quietly trail out of the room at the end of the Mercury Prize 2019 announcement, a loud voice shouts out from the podium: "Yes, mate! Mercury nominated, mate!"...
21:00, 07/25/2019

Clubs to get 1/4 of income from Champions League prize money The 32 clubs kicking off the Champions League next week will rely on UEFA prize money for one-quarter of their total combined revenue this season       ...
14:12, 09/12/2019

Trump Brings His Own Prize to Japan's Sumo Championship Japan’s ancient sporting tradition is getting an infusion of the Trump brand Sunday when President Trump becomes the first American leader to present a trophy to the winner of a sumo wrestling tournam...
05:24, 05/26/2019

Women's British Open winner to be paid less than one-third of men's prize The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
16:24, 07/08/2019

The Race To Have The Biggest Prize Pool In Esports History When Epic Games announced $30 million in prize money for this July’s Fortnite World Cup, it seemed set to be the largest ever for an esports event. That increasingly looks like it might no longer end ...
06:24, 06/29/2019

Scientists behind first image of black hole awarded $3m prize Hundreds of researchers share Breakthrough prize in fundamental physicsAn international collaboration that captured the first image of a black hole, a cosmic plughole from which nothing that enters ca...
18:00, 09/05/2019

Leading players want Wimbledon to increase prize money despite £38m pot • Players seeking bigger proportion of tournament revenue• Federer among those calling for lower tiers to get more fundsWimbledon may have to significantly increase its prize money and change the way ...
16:12, 06/27/2019

Woman didn’t know she won $1M prize until relative’s Facebook post A Louisiana woman won a $1 million Powerball prize this week — but had no idea until an out-of-state relative tagged her in a post about the drawing on Facebook, lottery officials said this week...
21:24, 06/28/2019

Calling all cyclists - Take part in our survey and prize draw! Have you ever considered if you prefer the glory of pedalling over sitting on an electric bicycle that thrusts you up a hill? Do you want to pop a GPS computer or basket on the handlebars? In short: w...
12:00, 09/09/2019

Prize-winning journalists released from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists whose arrests over 500 days ago sparked international condemnation of the Myanmar government were among some 6,520 inmates freed Tuesday under a presidential pardon....
19:24, 05/07/2019

Ukrainian journalist declines Aachen Peace Prize Ruslan Kotsaba has renounced the honor after coming in for criticism for anti-Semitic comments. The journalist had previously distanced himself from the statements and apologized....
18:48, 05/23/2019

Lloyds pips rivals to £3.7bn Tesco Bank prize ‎Britain's biggest mortgage lender has seen off competition from some of its biggest high street rivals to snap up a £3.7bn book of home loans from Tesco Bank....
22:36, 07/30/2019

Chappelle to receive Mark Twain Prize for humor WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian Dave Chappelle has been chosen to receive this year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The 45-year-old Chappelle shot to international stardom through his Comedy C...
22:12, 05/07/2019

Dave Chappelle to Receive Mark Twain Prize for Humor The Kennedy Center said it had chosen Chappelle, the stand-up and sketch comedy star, for having “challenged us to see hot-button issues from his entirely original yet relatable perspective.”...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Release of prize-winning Reuters journalists in Myanmar welcomed by UN The release of two prize-winning Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after reporting on the massacre of Rohingya Muslims has been welcomed by the UN human rights office, OHCHR, which warns however t...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Sen. Meadows on AG Barr criticism: Dems want a 'political consolation prize' Sen. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., dismissed the letter sent by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr criticizing his four-page summary of the Russia investigation, saying that Democ...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood Are in the Running for the Booker Prize (LONDON) — Booker Prize winners Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood are contenders again for the coveted fiction trophy. Rushdie, who won in 1981 for “Midnight’s Children,” make...
07:24, 07/24/2019

Work bonus leads man to $300 casino prize, $300,000 lottery jackpot A Michigan man who received a small bonus from work managed to win $300 from a casino and $300,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket on the same day....
22:36, 05/23/2019

The first ever black hole image lands scientists $3 million prize The scientists that captured the first image of a black hole are being rewarded with a $3 million prize. The Breakthrough prize, known as the "Oscars of Science," is sponsored by Silicon Valley execs ...
17:12, 09/06/2019

Satoshi’s Treasure to add side quests on top of $1 million Bitcoin prize A million-dollar Bitcoin scavenger hunt began only two weeks ago, but one player has already built software to help others co-ordinate their detective efforts. Satoshi’s Treasure works like this: game...
18:24, 04/29/2019

World's Fastest Gamer launches again, has R-Motorsport drive prize The second season of World's Fastest Gamer has been launched and the winner will receive a full real-life racing programme with R-Motorsport that includes the Spa and Daytona 24 Hours...
12:48, 07/03/2019

Chelsea revel in chaos and controversy to claim another major prize Chaos and controversy are mainstays of the Roman Abramovich era at Chelsea, yet no matter what the drama, winning remains a powerful, unstoppable strand of their DNA....
15:24, 05/30/2019

Australia union calls for equal World Cup prize money The Australian players' union has called on FIFA to award the same prize money for the Women's World Cup that is provided for the men's tournament        ...
13:36, 06/04/2019

Twitch's karaoke competition returns with a record deal prize Twitch's $20,000 karaoke contest is returning for a second season. The online singing competition for karaoke-style title Twitch Sings is open from today until Monday 5th August. Contestants can ...
00:12, 07/31/2019

U.S. Open tennis 2019: Schedule, odds, prize money Novak Djokovic, the defending men's U.S. Open champion, is the odds-on favorite to win the 2019 U.S. Open, which begins Monday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center....
11:01, 08/26/2019

The 1975, Dave among rockers and rappers nominated for Mercury Prize Rock bands The 1975 and Foals as well as rappers slowthai and Dave are among the 12 acts nominated for this year's Mercury Prize, organizers of the British music award said on Thursday....
15:00, 07/25/2019

Atwood, Alexis among 12 authors to compete for Canada's Giller Prize Canadian author Margaret Atwood, who penned the novels that inspired the hit television series "Alias Grace" and "The Handmaid's Tale", is among 12 writers listed on Tuesday for Canada's top literary....
01:00, 09/04/2019

Pete Alonso will donate a portion of Home Run Derby prize Pete Alonso wants to win the Home Run Derby because of the competitor in him, but the Mets first baseman has other motives. The rookie slugger on Tuesday indicated he intends to donate a portion of hi...
13:36, 07/03/2019

Female squash stars furious after getting vibrators as tournament prize A group of champion female squash players slammed the Spanish tournament they won as sexist after being given vibrators as a prize. The incident took place after the winner of the Asturias Squash Cham...
00:48, 05/23/2019

Gulf between US Open prize funds for women and men remains a chasm Second major of the season gets under way at the Country Club of Charleston on Thursday but the $5.5m purse is dwarfed by the men’s of $12.5mThe USGA normally has to wait until June before the annual ...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Second WTCR Esports season has $25,000 prize pot, real drivers to race The second World Touring Car Cup Esports season has launched with a seven-round calendar, which concludes alongside the real-life WTCR finale at Sepang...
18:48, 07/25/2019

Esports celebs, influencers could push prize pools to new heights The Fortnite World Cup made a lot of people a lot richer. It wasn't always this way in esports, and we're at a tipping point where games might need the players more than players will need the game....
22:12, 07/29/2019

He pioneered a renaissance in Native American literature. Now, a peace prize Novelist, poet and essayist N. Scott Momaday has been selected for the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award peace prize.        ...
21:12, 07/22/2019

How Survivor Winners Have Spent, Saved or Wasted Their $1 Million Prize They can outwit. They can outplay. They can outlast. But can they overspend? There are many reasons go on Survivor these days: they want to test their limits, they're a super-fan who......
04:00, 05/16/2019

Polanski, 'The Laundromat' and 'Joker' vie for top prize at Venice film festival A space odyssey starring Brad Pitt, Steven Soderbergh's financial thriller "The Laundromat", Joaquin Phoenix's stint as "Joker" and Roman Polanski's new movie on the Dreyfus affair will vie for the to...
16:00, 07/25/2019

562 Interactive’s Alluris takes best in show at Indie Prize USA 2019 Alluris from 562 Interactive in the U.S. won the best in show "audience choice" award at GameDaily Connect's Indie Prize USA 2019 contest in Anaheim, California.Read More...
00:12, 09/01/2019

Women's tennis tournament offers historic $4.75m prize money As the debate around pay parity in sport rumbles on, one women's tournament in China is offering the biggest prize money in the history of tennis (yes, that even includes the men's tour)....
16:12, 08/01/2019

How to Easily Increase Your Chance of Winning The 'Top Prize' With Lottery Scratchers Scratchers have always been a thing I’ve enjoyed buying. I’ll occasionally grab a fun-looking $1 or $2 scratcher from the vending machine at the grocery store as I’m on my way out, or buy one of those...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Court rules against Colorado man seeking full lottery prize DENVER (AP) — A Colorado court has rejected a man’s claim he should be the sole recipient of a $4.8 million lottery prize. The Denver Post reports the Colorado Court of Appeals says Amir Massihz...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Parkland student journalists recognized at Pulitzer Prize ceremony Pulitzer Prizes are issued for achievements in journalism, literature and the arts. Honorees covered shootings at Parkland, Pittsburgh, Annapolis.        ...
22:24, 05/28/2019

'The Goldfinch' paints dull picture from prize-winning book "The Goldfinch" has a painting at its center, but despite a classy palette of ingredients conjures a lifeless, disjointed picture. Adapted from a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, the movie represents a t...
16:24, 09/13/2019

Water Innovation Prize goes to startups targeting methane and wastewater A startup with a cheap technology for purifying textile wastewater and another with a system to help reduce methane emissions from cattle were named co-winners of the MIT Water Innovation Prize on Thu...
18:36, 04/28/2019

2019's Mercury prize shortlist is alive to today's politics and pain Whether it’s a jazz tribute to Grenfell or punks scowling at a gentrified Dublin, the Mercury prize nominees are plugged into 2019’s most pressing social issuesMercury prize 2019: The 1975, Dave, Cate...
17:12, 07/25/2019

Elon Musk lauds Newt Gingrich's $2B moon competition prize SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gave his approval for a plan put forth by former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich to give a $2 billion prize to the first private company to establish and run the first base on ...
18:36, 08/20/2019

Dota 2 International prize pool surpasses $30M, becomes largest in esports history In case anyone still needed convincing that esports is truly massive, the Dota 2 tournament to be held next month just accrued over $30 million in prize money. That’s the largest pot ever offered for ...
22:36, 07/22/2019

Megan Rapinoe rips into FIFA over World Cup schedule, prize money Her criticism ranged from the gap in prize money between the men and women, to scheduling that put the World Cup final on the same day as the Gold Cup final in the United States and the Copa America f...
02:12, 07/07/2019

Nestle, rivals vie for big baby formula prize in China's smaller cities Nestle plans to launch a new line of baby formula in China this year under an existing brand, targeted at smaller cities, as the world's largest packaged food company tries to lengthen its lead in the...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Bernard Tomic Stripped Of 45,000 Pounds Wimbledon Prize Money For Tanking The referee opined that the performance of Bernard Tomic in his first round match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga did not meet the required professional standards....
16:12, 07/04/2019

Wimbledon blocks prize money for Tomic after lack of effort in defeat • Australian fined full £45,000 for failing to try• 58-minute defeat was shortest men’s match since 2004Bernard Tomic has been fined his first-round £45,000 prize money by Wimbledon for a lack of effo...
13:48, 07/04/2019

Mercury prize 2019: The 1975, Dave, Cate Le Bon and Idles shortlisted This years often politically inclined nominees also include Black Midi, Foals, Slowthai and jazz collective SEED EnsembleIn large part political and pessimistic in worldview, the albums nominated for ...
14:24, 07/25/2019

Tony Horwitz Dies at 60; Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books....
23:24, 05/28/2019

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says A Brazilian victory in Cannes has sent a message of hope at a difficult time for the country's movie industry, director Karim Ainouz said on Friday after winning an award at one of the film festival's...
08:12, 05/25/2019

"Election Prize": Mamata Banerjee Slams "Visionless" Union Budget West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, one of the most forceful critics of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, has slammed the Union Budget, dubbing it "visionless"....
18:00, 07/05/2019

Paul Ingrassia, Pulitzer Prize-winning auto journalist, dies Paul Ingrassia, a longtime journalist for The Wall Street Journal and Reuters who won a 1993 Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of a boardroom revolt at General Motors, has died after battling cancer. He...
23:00, 09/16/2019

Shep Doeleman on the Breakthrough Prize-winning black hole photo The team behind the first ever image of a black hole has won the prestigious $3m Breakthrough Prize. New Scientist spoke with the group’s leader, Shep Doeleman...
18:00, 09/05/2019

Scientists Behind First Black Hole Image Win $3 Million Breakthrough Prize Award The Breakthrough Prize Foundation has awarded $21.6 million to winners of its 2020 Breakthrough Prizes, including a $3 million prize to 347 members of the black hole-imaging Event Horizon Telescope te...
07:12, 09/06/2019

| Tanzanian press champion hopes prize 'lifts veil' on abuses A Tanzanian journalist awarded a prestigious prize for press freedom said he hoped the recognition will "lift the corner of the veil" on the plight of reporters in his homeland....
00:00, 07/18/2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters reporters freed from prison in Myanmar The two journalists, who exposed a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, spent more than 500 days behind bars on charges of violating a colonial-era secrets act....
13:12, 05/07/2019

The 2019 Wellcome photography prize: close focus on the human condition The annual awards celebrate the best images of science around the worldA human face lies inert on a surgical tray as if staring up at the team of doctors hovering over it. It has taken them 16 hours o...
18:48, 06/01/2019

England aim to inspire youth in manner of 2005 Ashes – and share £3.2m prize • Most of squad were teenagers when England regained the urn• Paul Collingwood hoping to end run as only major trophy winnerEngland’s cricketers will share £3.2m if they emerge victorious from Sunday’...
20:24, 07/12/2019

Alain Delon receives Cannes honorary Golden Palm prize The French actor is a European cinema star, famous for unforgettable roles in the 1960s. But his private life also made headlines — and Cannes Film Festival's decision to award him an honorary Palme d...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Book award named for Ernest Gaines raises cash prize BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The cash prize that goes with the book award named for author Ernest Gaines is growing. The Baton Rouge Area Foundation, which underwrites the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Litera...
19:12, 06/26/2019

French Author Accused of Anti-Semitism Is Snubbed for a Top Literary Prize Yann Moix’s autobiography of childhood abuse was released this fall to positive reviews. But after a controversy blew up, the Goncourt Prize’s judges excluded him from the race for the award....
18:48, 09/05/2019

Newt Gingrich proposes a $2 billion prize for a human Moon lander Enlarge / Blue Origin has proposed a "Blue Moon" lander to send cargo and potentially humans to the Moon. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) During 2020 campaign speeches, President Donald Trump reg...
02:00, 08/20/2019

Dave Chappelle to receive the 2019 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Chappelle, who stands among the most lauded and oft-quoted stand-up comedians of his generation, will now add comedy's most prestigious award to his accolades....
19:36, 05/07/2019

Megan Rapinoe attacks Fifa over World Cup schedule clash and prize money • ‘Unbelievable’ Copa América and Gold Cup conclude on Sunday• USA star criticises women’s prize pot of $30m vs men’s $400mMegan Rapinoe, co-captain of the USA team, launched a scathing attack on Fifa...
18:50, 07/06/2019

Liverpool left disappointed but proud as the big prize fails to arrive | Andy Hunter The record number of points and the individual awards were nice but all the thoughts were of what might have been“You Make My Dreams Come True” by Hall & Oates was a strange choice of song to play in ...
22:12, 05/12/2019

Brandon Maxwell takes home top CFDA Awards prize, a win for inclusive fashion Maxwell has proven his commitment to diversity and inclusion, casting women of different races and sizes in his runway shows.        ...
10:00, 06/04/2019

LPGA's top golfers inspire amid record prize money but U.S. viewership drop The LPGA is playing for a record amount of prize money in 2019, but it isn't as popular in the United States as it was in the 1970s. Some top female golfers told UPI they are working to inspire the ne...
00:36, 08/24/2019

Mysterious Inscription Baffles French Village, Prize Offered to Crack the Code A recently discovered engraving is baffling local people in the small village in north-west France. The locals have made various attempts to decipher the inscription and have enlisted the help of many...
22:12, 05/11/2019

The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of She Said assess #MeToo after Weinstein on The Late Show New York Times journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey told Stephen Colbert about the time that an enraged Harvey Weinstein finally barreled right into the NYT offices, toting folders of “material to...
12:48, 09/11/2019

Champions League final: Mutual respect for Klopp and Pochettino but eyes on prize Jürgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino are both adored by their clubs and fans and have enormous respect for each other. But on Saturday, the pleasantries will be set aside as Liverpool and Spurs clash ...
23:36, 05/31/2019

How Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novelist Colson Whitehead Finds Inspiration for His Books Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead‘s latest novel The Nickel Boys, about an abusive Jim Crow-era reform school, joins a backlist of books that point to urgent questions about identit...
14:24, 06/27/2019

Woods, McIlroy and golf's elite are in Portrush for a major showdown with a $1.9 million prize All four days are sold out with fans in one of golf's true heartlands relishing the chance to see the world's best take on a challenging course....
10:36, 07/17/2019

College student avoids summer job after winning $1 million Mega Millions second prize One New Jersey college student got to skip out on a lecture from his dad about his summer job plans when he realized during a car ride to lunch that he held a winning $1 million lottery ticket, lotter...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie make Man Booker Prize short list Novels by Margaret Atwood, Lucy Ellmann, Bernardine Evaristo, Chigozie Obioma, Salman Rushdie and Elif Shafak have been shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction....
15:48, 09/03/2019

Before the World Cup Final, Megan Rapinoe Calls Out FIFA on Prize Money Gap, Scheduling LYON, France — Megan Rapinoe called out FIFA on the eve of the Women’s World Cup title match. Her criticism Saturday ranged from the gap in prize money between the men and women, to schedu...
00:12, 07/07/2019

Australia soccer players union demands World Cup prize-money parity Australia's soccer players union have launched a campaign calling for prize-money parity at the women's and men's World Cups, and offered support for the country's footballers to take legal action aga...
13:00, 06/04/2019

The five: Nasa research probes As Saturn’s moon Titan becomes Nasa’s latest destination, we look at other probes the agency is boldly sending forthAs announced last month, Nasa is sending a drone named the Dragonfly to explore Satu...
12:24, 07/07/2019

Samsung kicks off 6G research 5G networks might still only be available in a few countries, but Samsung is already working on 6G.Samsung is a minor, but growing, player in telecoms equipment and hopes demand for 5G kit will see it...
16:00, 06/05/2019

Why is Facebook doing robotics research? It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search useful, but Facebook is a big organization with many com...
01:12, 05/21/2019

This is the peak age of adventurousness, according to research Embracing new experiences, being spontaneous and showing curiosity about other cultures number among the top signs you’re an adventurous person, according to new research. These signs you’re adv...
20:48, 08/08/2019

Dave Chappelle to receive the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Dave Chappelle has cautiously dipped his toe back into public life a few times in the last few years, after more or less disappearing when he quit his extremely lucrative and demanding Comedy Central ...
10:48, 05/08/2019

David Brion Davis, Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar who documented slavery, dead at 92 David Brion Davis died at age 92 of natural causes, Yale University announced. Davis was a professor emeritus there, and a Pulitzer Prize winner.        ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Paul Ingrassia, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1993 for his reporting on General Motors, died today at Paul Ingrassia, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1993 for his reporting on General Motors, died today at the age of 69. Ingrassia covered the auto industry for over 30 years, primarily for The Wall Street ...
11:24, 09/17/2019

Eyes on the $15 million mega-prize: Tour Championship field, standings, faves, odds Only 30 players are left in the FedEx Cup playoffs. Where do they stand in the new scoring system? Here's all necessary info heading into the Tour Championship....
12:24, 08/19/2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist returns to Calgary to talk about reporting on Donald Trump Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Susanne Craig is back in her hometown this weekend for a sold-out Alumni Weekend speaker series event at the University of Calgary....
20:12, 09/07/2019

Pulitzer Prize ceremony honors Marjory Stoneman Douglas students, Capital Gazette The Pulitzer Prizes recognized the Capital Gazette, Marjory Stoneman Douglas journalism students, and included a performance by Jennifer Hudson.        ...
00:12, 05/29/2019

Rory McIlroy pockets huge £12.3m prize after winning Tour Championship and FedEx Cup title again Rory McIlroy won the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup title for the second time in four years to pocket the $15million (£12.3million) first prize in Atlanta....
04:36, 08/26/2019

Jordan Pickford gets England over the line but Gareth Southgate sets eyes on far bigger prize The reaction to Jordan Pickford's match-winning penalty shoot-out save said it all. By that point, most of the England players had stopped linking arms — the standard show of determined unity — and wh...
15:24, 06/10/2019

After the $30 million Fortnite World Cup, esports celebs, influencers could push prize pools higher The Fortnite World Cup made a lot of people a lot richer. It wasn't always this way in esports, and we're at a tipping point where games may need the players more than players will need the game....
08:12, 07/29/2019

Scientist bakes loaf of bread using '4,500-year-old yeast from Ancient Egyptian pottery' A scientist has said he used what could have been 4,500-year-old yeast from Ancient Egypt to bake a loaf of sourdough bread – and hailed it "incredible"....
08:24, 08/07/2019

Turkish-American NASA scientist released from Turkish prison ISTANBUL (AP) — Serkan Golge, a Turkish-American scientist imprisoned in Turkey for nearly three years, has been released. Morgan Ortagus, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman, welcomed the decision bu...
21:36, 05/29/2019

Humanity must save insects to save ourselves, leading scientist warns Insects are ‘the glue in nature’, says Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson, underpinning the food and water we rely onHumanity must save insects, if not for their sake, then for ourselves, a leading entomologist h...
07:36, 05/07/2019

Ahead Of Chandrayaan 2 Landing, Scientist Recalls Launch Of Chandrayaan 1 As ISRO waits with bated breath for the soft-landing of Chandrayaan 2's 'Vikram' lander on the Moon in the early hours of Saturday, a top space scientist recalled his "nail-biting" experience during.....
12:48, 09/05/2019

French-Senegalese director Mati Diop’s “Atlantics” gets the Grand Prize at Cannes Film Festival CANNES, France (AP) — French-Senegalese director Mati Diop’s “Atlantics” gets the Grand Prize at Cannes Film Festival....
21:00, 05/25/2019

Jennifer Hudson surprises crowd, honors Aretha Franklin at 2019 Pulitzer Prize luncheon Hudson took the stage at the end of the program as a surprise guest, closing the show with a musical performance honoring the Queen of Soul.        ...
02:12, 05/29/2019

Rafael Nadal wary of in-form Daniil Medvedev in race for ultimate prize | Kevin Mitchell Victory in the US Open final would put the Spaniard just one major title behind his great rival Roger FedererNot for the first time, John McEnroe stirred the game into debate when he asserted that Rog...
22:12, 09/07/2019

Jennifer Hudson Honors Aretha Franklin's Legacy at Pulitzer Prize Ceremony With 'Amazing Grace' An icon. A legend. A superstar. Aretha Franklin racked up plenty of honors when she was still with us throughout her many years in the entertainment industry. Even her homegoing—her funeral—was more a...
02:48, 05/29/2019

Netflix unveils trailer for Unbelievable, a limited series based on Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting “If the truth is inconvenient, they don’t believe it.” Such is the takeaway from the first trailer for Netflix’s Unbelievable, a new limited series inspired by The Marshall Project and ProPublica’s Pu...
21:48, 07/18/2019

Are Sleeping Pills Safe? Here’s What Research Says According to the latest numbers, roughly 9 million Americans — 4% of U.S. adults — use prescription sleep aids, or medications that can help with insomnia and other sleep issues. And now, ...
01:36, 05/08/2019

IBM Research launches explainable AI toolkit IBM Research today introduced AI Explainability 360, a toolkit with eight algorithms that can explain their results, plus educational resources.Read More...
19:12, 08/08/2019

No-deal Brexit could be the 'end of the beginning' for the UK, research says Leaving the European Union (EU) without a deal will not represent a clean break for the U.K., but rather usher in a period of prolonged and severe uncertainty for years to come, according to a new rep...
16:00, 09/04/2019

Huawei's U.S. research arm laying off workers The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - Futurewei Technologies Inc - announced worker layoffs on Monday, according to two Futurewei employees....
20:48, 07/22/2019

How to read a scientific research paper Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. One of the most important skills any discerning media consumer...
01:12, 06/15/2019

Research indicates the only defense against killer AI is not developing it A recent analysis on the future of warfare indicates that countries that continue to develop AI for military use risk losing control of the battlefield. Those that don’t risk eradication. Whether you’...
03:24, 05/21/2019

The 3 critical AI research questions (VB Live) Learn more about how AI research is helping the technology run on end devices within a tight power and thermal budget to to speed up industry adoption.Read More...
02:36, 06/12/2019

Huawei's US research arm to lay off hundreds of workers The layoffs come about two months after the U.S. government put Huawei on a trade blacklist, making it illegal for its U.S. subsidiary to transfer sensitive technologies to its parent....
20:48, 07/22/2019

Here’s what the actual research says about the dangers of cannabis use A research team parsed 68 current cannabis studies last year on behalf of the Canadian government. The goal was to determine what dangers citizens would face once the drug was legalized. What they lea...
00:24, 09/05/2019

Huawei's U.S. research arm slashes more than 70% of workforce China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said it is slashing more than 600 jobs at its Futurewei Technologies research arm in the United States after being placed on a trade blacklist by the U.S. government...
04:12, 07/23/2019

The new growth in hair loss research With increasing evidence of its impact on mental health, scientists are pushing forward with breakthroughs on baldingHas there ever been more pressure to have a full and luscious head of hair? Whether...
04:36, 09/08/2019

Megatron partners in marijuana-for-CTE research Former Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and his business partner, ex-NFL lineman Rob Sims, have partnered with Harvard to research the benefits of medical marijuana for CTE and pain management....
09:48, 08/16/2019

This research is unlocking the next leap in AI (VB Live) The exciting breakthroughs in AI on the edge that are already pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and helping to shape the future of AI.Read More...
14:24, 05/08/2019

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, the amount of time they spend on those apps and users...
19:12, 06/11/2019

U.S. DOT awards 3 states AV research funds Michigan and Ohio received $7.5 million each while Virginia landed $15 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Automated Driving Systems Demonstration Grants....
04:36, 09/13/2019

Scientist: DNA Samples Suggest Famed ‘Loch Ness Monster’ Might Be a Giant Eel. Or Maybe There’s Just Lots of Regular-Sized Eel in the Loch? (NEW YORK) — A scientist who has collected DNA from Scotland’s Loch Ness suggests the lake’s fabled monster might be a giant eel. Neil Gemmell, from the University of Otago in New Ze...
01:12, 09/07/2019

Natalie Christopher: London scientist 'crushed by large rocks after falling into ravine' on Greek island A London scientist who went missing on a Greek holiday island may have been crushed by large rocks after she fell into a ravine, it has been claimed....
05:12, 08/08/2019

Data scientist vs. data analyst: 3 main differences While there are many overlapping skills, the roles of data analyst and data scientist demand different requirements and earn different salaries, according to Indeed....
15:36, 08/08/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and within the UN; a leap in transgender rights; news fro...
00:00, 05/31/2019

Wimbledon 2019 tennis: Dates, schedule, tickets, Andy Murray latest, odds, prize money and more One of the true, enduring highlights of the British sporting summer is almost upon us as eyes turn towards tennis' third Grand Slam of the year - the 2019 Championships at Wimbledon....
17:24, 06/22/2019

Climate research on the high, warming seas On a voyage from Antarctica to the German port of Bremerhaven, a team of scientists and students are hoping to gain a better understanding of rising temperatures in the depths of the open ocean....
22:24, 06/28/2019

Starbucks is speeding up innovation at its Seattle research hub Since launching some six months ago, Starbucks has tested 133 unique projects at the Tryer Center, its innovation hub. More than 1,500 of its workers have come through the center to see what is being ...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Huawei splits off US research arm, reports Reuters The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies - Futurewei Technologies - has moved to separate its operations from its corporate parent, according to two people familiar with the mat...
23:24, 06/24/2019

The menopause: why so little research on the middle-aged ovary? Even the way a woman’s decline in oestrogen relates to her symptoms is a mystery, scientists sayWhen Elena Sanchez-Heras realised the menopause was upon her, she did what she always does when faced wi...
16:36, 08/26/2019

Ford opens new research center in Tel Aviv U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it opened a research center in Tel Aviv, becoming one of several global automakers beefing up operations in Israel to take advantage of the country's vib...
11:36, 06/12/2019

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men. Trials of vaccines and treatments have not included enough female participants. Now that scientists are exploring possible cures, the need to enroll women is greater than ever....
08:36, 05/28/2019

Don't let animal activists stop needed HIV research At any given moment, millions of doctors and medical researchers across the globe are working toward a singular goal: that no illness should be a death sentence. One large leap was taken toward accomp...
09:36, 05/09/2019

Here's why you should always research AirPower rival charging mats After the original AirPower mat from Apple was finally confirmed as dead on arrival, users have been hunting for a decent replica. It looked like one had been found, but that might not be the case.An ...
13:36, 05/03/2019

'War on cancer' metaphors may do harm, research shows Use of military terminology can make people more fearful and fatalistic, say psychologistsThe ubiquitous use of war metaphors when referring to cancer may do more harm than good, according to research...
12:00, 08/10/2019

Can Anxiety Cause High Blood Pressure? Here’s What the Research Says Anxiety is part of life. You feel it when you’re stuck in traffic, harried at work or worrying about your family and finances. There’s no doubt that feeling anxious can elevate your blood ...
18:36, 04/28/2019