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Nanotech prize: No small win for Australia and women in science

By Emily Lehmann

A nanoparticle is one billionth of a metre, it might be hard to appreciate how small that is, but our resident virtual nanoscientist Amanda Barnard understands this ”invisible” world. 697 more words

Manufacturing And Minerals

Cuba Dropped From U.S. Terrorist Country List, Netherlands Added

(PNI. Monnickendam, The Netherlands.)

After removing the island nation of Cuba from the Department of Homeland Security’s list of terrorist countries a few days ago, the DHS announced today that it was adding the Netherlands to the list because of that nation’s repugnant crimes against nature which have gone on for centuries.  198 more words

Satire

DPF / Mistral

For Nobel Prize in Literature poet, Gabriela Mistral, from The Penguin Book of Women Poets.

from Slow Rain / Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957, Chile), translated by Gunda Kaiser and James Tipton… 20 more words

Poetry

Obama’s Nobel no longer undeserved - T.P. SREENIVASAN

In 2009, when the Norwegian Nobel Committee decided that the Nobel Peace Prize was to be awarded to U.S. President Barack Obama “for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples”, and within the first year of his election as the American President, no one, not even the recipient himself, thought that he deserved it. 1 297 more words

International Affairs

65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting Set to Break Record

On 28 June – 3 July 2015 a record number of 70 laureates and 672 young scientists from 89 countries will participate in the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. 175 more words

Education

NOBEL KOLAR - ಚಿನ್ನದ ನಾಡು ಕೋಲಾರ

HISTORY:

Formerly, Kolar was known variously as Kolahala, Kuvalala and Kolala. Kolar was called Kolahalapura during the Middle Ages, but later came to be known as Kolar. 886 more words

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