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There are moments when many eyes turn and focus on something dramatic. The recent example familiar to most will have been the utterly tragic shooting in Las Vegas that resulted in so much trauma (58 people dead and 546 were injured). Most will correctly attribute this to be the senseless […]

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LIGO Neutron Star 1
There has quite appropriately been an abundance of news and excitement regarding the first observation of gravitational-waves from a pair of inspiraling neutron stars. Most media outlets have been covering it, for example … Washington Post –¬†Scientists detect gravitational waves from a new kind of nova, sparking a new era […]

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2017 nobel prize chemistry
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 to Jacques Dubochet University of Lausanne, Switzerland Joachim Frank Columbia University, New York, USA and Richard Henderson MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK “for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of […]

2017 Nobel Prize – Chemistry



nobel prize medicine
Once again the time of year when the most prestigious award, the Nobel Prize, spotlights individuals who have contributed to our understanding. Yesterday Mon 2nd Oct, the Medicine award was revealed.¬† The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 was awarded jointly to … Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and […]

2017 Nobel Prize – Medicine