Thursday, October 18, 2018

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A model of an Anopheles mosquito at the Natural History Museum, in London

Malaria Mosquitoes Wiped Out in Lab Trials of Gene Drive Technique

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters)  Scientists have succeeded in wiping out a population of caged mosquitoes in laboratory experiments using a type of genetic engineering known...
1. Stanford University. The Hoover Tower rises above Stanford University in Palo Alto, California

Reuters Top 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities – 2018

By David M. Ewalt (Reuters)  For the fourth year running, Stanford University tops Reuters’ ranking of the World’s Most Innovative Universities, a list that identifies...
Lancaster University researchers Yaseen Noorani and Nicolas Orellana hold their O-Wind portable turbine prototype, for which they won the UK James Dyson Award, in front of the SE1 Strata building turbine in London

New Spinning Ball Turbine Could Bring Green Energy to Windy Cities

By Jim Drury LONDON (Reuters)  Two British-based researchers have created an award-winning new design for a mini wind turbine that looks like a volleyball and can...
William D. Nordhaus, a professor at Yale University talks with Robert Shiller, an economist and 2013 Economics Nobel Laureate, after a news conference after winning the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize, at Yale University in New Haven

U.S. Economists Win Nobel for Work on Climate Change, Innovation

By Simon Johnson and Niklas Pollard STOCKHOLM (Reuters)  Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer, pioneers in adapting the western economic growth model to focus on environmental...
An autographed letter signed by Albert Einstein ("A. Einstein") to Eric Gutkind at Princeton

Einstein’s ‘God Letter’ May Fetch Up to $1.5 Million at New...

NEW YORK (Reuters) A handwritten letter in which Nobel physicist Albert Einstein took issue with the concept of religion and his own Jewish faith...
Frances Arnold of the California Institute of Technology (CalTech), a winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, poses in a laboratory

Trio Wins Chemistry Nobel for Work on Antibody Drugs, Smart Enzymes

By Daniel Dickson and Ben Hirschler STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) Two Americans and a Briton won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday for harnessing the...
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