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Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 7, the 312th day of 2020. There are 54 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 7,...

A Nobel science first: More than one woman winner, no man

Wednesday's Nobel Prize in chemistry was a historic first for women. It was the first time a Nobel science prize was given to more than one woman, but no men, in a specific category....

Review: A Marie Curie biopic in 'Radioactive'

It was dirty work, Marie and Pierre Curie's discovery of radium and polonium. To investigate uranium at their Paris laboratory, Marie acquired several tons of pitchblende, a black ore, and the industr...

China firm uses workers to 'pre-test' vaccine in global race

In the global race to make a coronavirus vaccine, a state-owned Chinese company is boasting that its employees, including top executives, received experimental shots even before the government approve...

US-Audiobooks-Top-10

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending December 13th Fiction: 1. Buried Deep by Margot Hunt, narrated by Therese Plummer (Audible Original) 2. T...

3 win Nobel Prize in Physics for work to understand cosmos

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Canadian-American cosmologist and two Swiss scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for their work in understanding how the universe has evolved fro...

Marie Curie musical kicks off in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Taiwan Science Education Center (NTSEC) has launched the musical "Curie Me Away," which features Marie Curie’s story and commemorates the 150t...

France shows Britons splendor of citizenship as Brexit looms

PARIS (AP) — Catherine Norris Trent, a British citizen who has lived in Paris since 2007, rushed to become French before her native country left the European Union. She worried Brexit might force her ...

American, Frenchman, Canadian win Nobel for work with lasers

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three scientists from the United States, Canada and France won the Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for work with lasers described as revolutionary and bringing science fiction...

Taiwan translation committee to choose between Marie Curie and Maria Skłodowska

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The name of a European woman who won Nobel Prizes in physics and chemistry more than a century ago has unexpectedly become the focus of a dispute in Taiwan’s educational c...

France honors Holocaust survivor Simone Veil at the Pantheon

French Holocaust survivor and women's rights icon Simone Veil was interred next to her husband at Paris's Pantheon monument on Sunday, an honor reserved for national heroes. The special memori...

Professor Thierry Philip tritt Amt als OECI President an

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 25, 2018--Professor Thierry Philip, President des Institut Curie, wurde für drei Jahre zum President der Organisation of European Cancer Institutes () gewählt. ...

Professor Thierry Philip Takes Office as OECI President

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 25, 2018--Professor Thierry Philip, President of the Institut Curie, has been elected President of the Organisation of European Cancer Institutes () for a three-year term. ...

Le Pr Thierry Philip prend ses fonctions de président de l’OECI

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--juin 25, 2018--Le Pr Thierry PHILIP, président de l’Institut Curie, a été élu pour trois ans président de l’Organisation of European Cancer Institutes (). Ce ...

Paul Bocuse, globe-trotting master of French cuisine, dies

PARIS (AP) — Paul Bocuse, the master chef who defined French cuisine for more than a half-century and put it on tables around the world, has died. He was 91. Often referred to as the...