Marie Curie

9 inventors who were killed by their inventions

Yes, we know, “no pain, no gain,” but too much of a good thing…<p>Accident Claims Advice has put together an infographic of inventors who wound up being …

Inventions

Commentary: Medieval ‘reputation politics’ play into Kavanaugh controversy

The allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh attempted to rape a 15-year-old girl at a high school party more than 30 years ago have …

Salt Lake City

Mogherini: Time Is Ripe to Ramp Up Europe-Asia Connectivity

<i>Editor’s note:</i><p><i>The European Union on Wednesday issued a joint communication that laid out its new strategy to better connect Europe with Asia. It</i> …

News (China)

Marie Curie thanks golf club

Terminal illness charity Marie Curie would like to thank Glynhir Golf Club members for selecting the charity as the beneficiary for their Captain’s …

News (Wales)

Frankie Bridge EXCLUSIVE: Singer reveals husband Wayne would 'love' to appear on Strictly after her bandmates The Saturdays taught him how to dance

She impressed viewers with her dance moves on Strictly Come Dancing in 2014, coming runner-up to Caroline Flack.<p>And now Frankie Bridge, 29, has …

West Side Story

Freshly washed sheets, the smell of a cake baking and bumping into a pal… the 40 little things guaranteed to make us feel ‘super’

FRESHLY washed sheets, the smell of a cake baking and bumping into a pal are among the top 40 little things guaranteed to make us Brits feel …

Spongecake

The UC3M is taking part in the Madrid European Researchers' Night 2018

During this seminar, in the morning in the Auditorium on the Leganés campus, an event aimed at Secondary School and A Level students will take place. …

European Union

Qubit Names Tamsett As Head Of Data Science

Qubit, a personalization tech provider, has promoted Matthew Tamsett as head of data science, the company announced on Tuesday. Tamsett had …

Data Science

Climate change will increase deaths by suicide

Extreme heat has gripped the northern hemisphere in recent months, and the year 2018 is on track to be among the hottest ever recorded. Higher global …

Mental Health

Quirky: Melissa A. Schilling with Justin Fox

The quirky characteristics of eight great innovators and what we can learn from them.<p>Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Elon Musk, Dean Kamen, …

Albert Einstein

Video: 100 women who changed the world

Historians Joanne Paul, Olivette Otele and June Purvis dissect the results of our recent poll into history's most important women, which saw Marie …

History

100 women who changed the world

A panel of expert historians dissect the results of our poll into history’s most important women<p>Historians Joanne Paul, Olivette Otele and June …

History

Dementia patients in hospital 'suffering in silence', according to 'deeply troubling' new research

Hospital-bound dementia patients are “suffering in silence” because they are unable to communicate the pain they are in, according to a new study.<p>Research by Marie Curie and University College London found that over a third of patients with the disease are unable to explain how they are feeling to …

Dementia

Dementia patients are 'suffering in silence' and are left in agony because illness means they can’t express their pain, study finds

More than a third of dementia patients in hospital endure the agony of injury and illness without pain relief because they cannot explain their …

Dementia

New Virtual Reality Game Focuses on the Lives and Work of Women Scientists

en_US<p>article<p>Breaking Boundaries immerses players in the lives and work environments of Jane Goodall, Grace Hopper, and Marie Curie with more to …

Virtual Reality

No-deal Brexit 'worse than thought' for science

David Shukman<p><b>The impact of a no-deal Brexit on British science could be worse than previously thought, according to a new analysis.</b><p>UK researchers risk losing access to much of the EU funding that's currently available to them, it says.<p>The campaign group Scientists for EU has studied the Brexit …

Great Britain

UK's no-deal Brexit plans warn of partial access to Horizon 2020 | Science|Business

The UK government is seeking discussions with the European Commission on the details of continued participation in EU research post-Brexit, after …

Biotechnologie

Mother dresses her baby daughter up to honor powerful female trailblazers

<b>Mother dresses:</b> A mother from the US city of Chicago has discovered a new way to create memorable photos for her baby daughter – by dressing her up …

Malala Yousafzai

Chitty Caulfield is holding a barbeque for Marie Curie Cancer Care

Former Armoy hurler Chitty Caulfield is holding a barbeque this evening at ‘The Hut’ beide his house in Armoy glen to raise funds for Marie Curie …

Hurling

Tackling Science’s Gender-Parity Problem | by Stephen Matlin, et al

LONDON – Two years ago, the United Nations designated February 11 the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. As we approach another …

Science

This Map Will Take You To The Best Food Trucks In Ottawa

Ottawa has an exciting street food scene, with some of the best food trucks in Canada! Over the past few years the food truck scene has exploded in …

Food Trucks

Disenchantment, Actually

If you remember anything from high school science, you may remember something of Marie Curie. She was a pioneer in chemistry and physics, and the …

Williams College

Two more people arrested in connection with Miguel Reynolds murder investigation

Two more men were arrested in connection with the murder of Miguel Reynolds , a 21-year-old aspiring rapper who was shot in Netherton.<p>The latest …

Crime

15 Of The Most Influential Women In History — And The Biographies Of Them You Really Need To Read

Last week, <i>BBC History Magazine</i> released readers' definitive ranking of the 100 most influential women in history, with Nobel Prize-winning physicist …

Women's News

3 Things To Do At The Tewksbury Library On Wednesday, August 15

An Evening with Marie Curie (A One-Woman Play); Crafts For Adults; and Barks & Books For Kids<p>Below are 3 things happening at the Tewksbury Public …

Crochet

Scientists Have an Interesting Theory on Why Some People Are Left-Handed

Bill Gates. Marie Curie. Oprah Winfrey. Leonardo da Vinci. What do these famous folks all have in common? They're left-handed. And it's that time of …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Double-Nobel Prize Winner Marie Curie's Social Impact

Pioneering scientist and double-Nobel prize winner Marie Curie has been voted the woman with the most significant impact on world history.<p><i>BBC History</i> …

Nobel Prize

These 5 women changed YOUR life, but do you know them?

BBC History Magazine (niche) has revealed the list of the ‘100 Women Who Changed the World’ as voted for by the public. But do you know the five …

Lifestyle (UK)

Marie Curie has been named the woman with the most influential impact on world history

Pioneering scientist and double-Nobel prize winner Marie Curie has been voted the woman with the most significant impact on world history.<p><i>BBC History</i> magazine created a list of "100 women who changed the world" as selected by 10 experts, and asked readers to rank them - and Curie came up …

Nobel Prize

Cancer-curing Marie Curie voted the most influential woman in history

LONDON, Aug 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nobel prize-winning scientist Marie Curie was the most influential woman in history, Britain’s BBC found in a poll on Thursday, highlighting her role in curing cancer.<p>Readers of BBC History magazine ranked Polish-born Curie at the top of a list of 100 …

Civil Rights