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This Oct. 9, 2013 photo shows a webpage showing the laureates Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel as winners of the 2013 Nobel Prize in chemistry, announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm. The prize was awarded for laying the foundation for the computer models used to understand and predict chemical processes.
APThis Oct. 9, 2013 photo shows a webpage showing the laureates Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel as winners of the 2013 Nobel Prize in chemistry, announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm. The prize was awarded for laying the foundation for the computer models used to understand and predict chemical processes.

Karplus, Levitt, Warshel win chemistry Nobel

The 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry is awarded to Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel, the Swedish Academy of Sciences said.»
 
Poland's Environment Minister Marcin Korolec speaks to the “Associated Press” in Warsaw on Wednesday.

COP19 meeting at Warsaw to lay down climate deal basics

Poland’s Environment Minister Marcin Korolec sees "huge work" in making some 200 participating nations agree on conditions for a deal to be signed in 2015 in Paris. »
 
This October 3, 2013 aerial photo shows the storage tank, bottom, from which workers found water dripping from the top, at the nuclear plant at Okuma town in Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan. Radiation-contaminated water leaked from a desalination facility at the nuclear plant, its operator TEPCO said on Wednesday.

Now, radioactive water leak at Fukushima desalination facility

Six of the 11 workers at the scene were likely covered with the tainted water, Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority said. »

Galaxy Round - world’s first curved display smartphone

The Galaxy Round has a 5.7-inch OLED screen with a vertical concave.Samsung Electronics said it will release a smartphone with a curved display and a $1,000 price tag. The Galaxy Round has a curved 5.7-inch screen using advanced display technology called or... »
 
Nokia's Here has launched a pilot project in collaboration with a few universities to allow amateur cartographers help them prune Maps

What's new with Nokia?

With its handset business now history, the Finnish company is trying to position itself as a key player in location-based services. Nokia's Here is more ambitious than meets the eye, writes Karthik Su... »

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Chairman Gunnar Ingelman, left, permanent secretary Staffan Normark, centre, and board member Olga Botner of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announce award of 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics to Briton Peter Higgs and Belgian Francois Englert, during a press conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm on Tuesday.

Higgs, Englert get Physics Nobel for God particle research

The Nobel Prize for physics in 2013 has been awarded to Peter Higgs and Francois Englert, a Briton and a Belgian, "for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our underst... »      2 comments
 
 
 

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Browse through pictures on Flickr

Say it in style with Flickr photos

Flickr now offers one TB of free photo storage, equivalent of 1.1 million photos at 3MP »
 
 
 
 
 
 

ENVIRONMENT

An ONGC woker engaged in clean-up of oil at Uran Creek in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday.

Oil spill off Mumbai worse than estimated

The oil spill on the Uran coast close to Mumbai is larger than what was estimated, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has said. The admission came two days after the leak of crude oil... »
 
 
 

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