Marie Curie

The 5 massive crises Philip Hammond's Budget speech simply ignored

It was largely a Budget of no change rather than big change - with just two major announcements - around changes to universal credit and a stamp duty …

Philip Hammond

Legends Of Tomorrow Season 3, Episode 7 Recap: Welcome To The Jungle

This article contains <b>spoilers</b> for the <i>DC’s Legends of Tomorrow</i> season three episode ‘Welcome to the Jungle’.‘Welcome to the Jungle’ was a very …

TV

The Culture Is Changing, With Feminist Cheese

Last year Erin Bligh, the proprietor of Dancing Goats Dairy in Newbury, Mass., planned to introduce a new cheese — hard, with spicy peppers — called Madam President, in what she assumed would be a fromage homage to a historic election.<p>Then came the unexpected result: hard cheese indeed, in the …

Food & Dining

Can a spreadsheet help crack the climate challenge? These Harvard students hope so.

As an environment reporter for The World, I spend a lot of time reporting on climate change as an international policy issue.<p>I spend less time thinking and learning about what it would actually look like to live in a country that’s weaned itself largely off carbon. Would everyone drive electric …

Climate

Did Paris Hilton and Britney Spears invent the selfie? Maybe

We can’t all be a Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, Marie Curie or even the guy who invented the ShamWow (and/or Slap Chop). But that doesn’t …

Canadian News

Marie Curie hospice gets support from Miss Vale of Glamorgan

MARIE Curie's Penarth hospice has been given a fresh boost thanks to a series of fundraising events put on by the current Miss Vale of Glamorgan.

Wales

Meet the 11-year-old inventor working to improve lead water testing

Spurred by the water crisis in Flint, Mich., Gitanjali Rao invented a device that makes testing for lead at home easier.<p>November 21, 2017 Highlands …

Women's News

Changing the lens on mental health (and detecting yet more opposition to Brexit)

Last night I was at Reading University, delivering the Peter Campbell Lecture – no relation – in honour of the founding head of the University’s …

Downing Street

Selling Bad Therapy to Trauma Victims

The American Psychological Association (APA) just issued guidelines for treating trauma. Patients and therapists would be wise to ignore them.<p>The …

Research

The Sad Deaths And Disfigurements Of The 'Radium Girls'

While the men wore lead aprons to protect themselves from the radiation, the women were given nothing. They were even told to lick their brushes to …

Watches

Dundee Mountain Film Festival is back for the 35th time

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>The UK’s longest running cinematic celebration of the world’s high places takes place next week. Jack McKeown talks to …

Mount Everest

How stay-at-home mothers are saving the world

You may not attract attention like Wonder Woman, but your influence is just as powerful.<p>When it comes to stereotypes of men and women’s roles, a lot …

John Paul II

Who’s The Greatest Genius of All Time? 6 Innovators Weigh In

As part of our annual Genius Issue, Time asked six modern-day innovators to write on who they think is the greatest genius of all time. Here’s what …

World News

Behind the Scenes of Oculus Educational Content, Plus Our Favorite Immersive Experiences that Foster Learning

<i>November 13 – 17 is National Education Week in the US. To celebrate, we’re highlighting the intersections of VR and education with a series of blog</i> …

Virtual Reality

Airdrie nurse recognised for 20 years of service at Lanarkshire hospital

Marie Curie's Hazel Graham was given a 20-year service accolade at a recent ceremony and said 'being a Marie Curie nurse is an absolute privilege'.<p>An …

Women in Science

Marie Curie, Pioneer and Double Nobel Prize Winner

The plethora of publications, tributes and events devoted to her over the years, both in France and around the world, suggest that there is nothing …

Sciences

Drive for more coverage and funding for women's sport continues as WST strengthens board

Seven new trustees have been appointed to the board of the Women’s Sport Trust (WST) as it increases efforts to secure more coverage and funding for …

Sport (Australia)

When Carl Sagan Warned the World About Nuclear Winter

Before the official report came out, the popular scientist took to the presses to paint a dire picture of what nuclear war might look like<p>Comment on …

Scientific Research

Win $600 VIP passes to the Cinematheque’s European Film Festival

<i>The art, the drama, the suspense! Experience Europe without the jet lag at the Cinematheque’s European Film Festival (November 24 – December 4, …

Europe

Maria Goeppert-Mayer: The Other Nobel Prize Winner

Maria Goeppert-Mayer was one of only two women to win the Nobel prize for physics thus far, the other being Marie Curie. And yet her name isn’t …

Physics

Search for volunteers to help launch new Marie Curie fundraising group in Leeds

A charity is searching for new volunteers to join its ranks in Leeds.<p>Marie Curie has appealed for more people to help launch a new fundraising …

Women in Science

Why I don't wear a poppy on air

A message from last night’s duty log is not untypical. It reads: “I’m disgusted at Jon Snow for refusing to wear a poppy. He interrogates those …

Women in Science

This is what people say when they die, according to nurses who care for terminal patients

Terminally ill patients can often predict when they are going to die, and have been known to say they’ve had a glimpse of heaven while on their death …

Health Care

Taming the Power-Hungry Blockchain Beast with Decentralized, Clean Energy

Throughout history, every great breakthrough often came with negative consequences and side effects.<p>Think about Marie Curie. Her research on …

Bitcoin

The Secrets of Resilience

Does early hardship in life keep children from becoming successful adults? It’s an urgent question for parents and educators, who worry that children growing up in difficult circumstances will fail to reach their full potential, or worse, sink into despair and dysfunction.<p>Social scientists have …

Psychology

5 Books That Will Kill You

I have come to realise the best place to have the weirdest conversations is at our dinner table. The highlight this week: Reading Books That Will …

Books

Where you can volunteer this Christmas to make a difference to those in need

<b>While you’re tucking into your Christmas dinner surrounded by friends and family, there are thousands of people across the UK who are spending</b> …

Christmas

Jobs threat at Marie Curie cancer charity centre, Pontypool

<b>More than 60 jobs are at risk at a Marie Curie centre in Torfaen.</b><p>Referral staff who coordinate a network of nurses for terminally ill people could lose their jobs at the cancer charity's Pontypool office, which opened in 2012.<p>The charity said it wants care to be coordinated closer to people's homes …

News (Wales)

WWI Centennial: The Second Bolshevik Coup Attempt Succeeds

<i>Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened. This is the 293rd installment in the series.</i><p><b>November 6-8, 1917:</b> …

Culture

Priming Your Students For Creativity (A Mind Control Infographic)

<i>There is nothing wrong with your screen. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. I am controlling the image. I control the horizontal and I control the</i> …

Women in Science