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The Stranger Times by CK McDonnell; Radio Life by Derek B Miller; Hall of Smoke by HM Long; Inscape by Louise Carey; and Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline Standup comedian and writer Caimh McDonnell's first novel as CK McDonnell, The Stranger Times , has already been optioned for TV, and it's not hard to see why. It's a filmic romp with great characters, a jet-propelled plot, and a winning premise. The Stranger Times is a down-at-heel newspaper staffed by a gallery of lovable hacks and edited by a cynical, splenetic alcoholic. Based in a derelict Mancunian church, the paper covers wacky...
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Nuclear energy, ten years after Fukushima

Aditi Verma, Ali Ahmad, and Francesca Giovannini. 3/11/2021. “ Nuclear energy, ten years after Fukushima .” Nature, 591, Pp. 199-201. Publisher's Version Read more ...

FDA authorizes new test, built with machine learning, to detect past...

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday issued an emergency authorization for a new test to detect Covid-19 infections - one that stands apart from the hundreds already... Read more ...

Policing the Klan 50 Years Ago Has Lessons for Dismantling White Supremacist...

Policing the Klan 50 Years Ago Has Lessons for Dismantling White Supremacist Groups Today

During his confirmation hearing in February, Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland pledged that his first order of business would be to “supervise the prosecution of white... Read more ...

Designing self-assembling kinetics with differentiable statistical physics...

Carl P. Goodrich, Ella M. King, Samuel S. Schoenholz, Ekin D. Cubuk, and Michael P. Brenner. 3/2021. “ Designing self-assembling kinetics with differentiable statistical... Read more ...

NASA Mars mission: Perseverance rover begins first movements in search for...

NASA Mars mission: Perseverance rover begins first movements in search for life on Red Pla

NASA's Perseverance rover has taken its first drive on the surface of Mars. Read more ...

Unlocking the full potential of IP

Unlocking the full potential of IP

More than ever before, innovation is the key to driving business growth and competitive advantage. Intellectual property sits at the heart of this strategy, yet we see many... Read more ...

At least 4 founders of Time's Up Healthcare resign as organization mum on...

At least four founding members of Time's Up Healthcare resigned Thursday from the organization following a lawsuit that suggests two other founders did not respond... Read more ...

Oxford vaccine creator Professor Sarah Gilbert awarded RSA Albert Medal

Professor Sarah Gilbert has been awarded the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce' Albert Medal for her work on the Oxford vaccine. Read more ...

St Hilda's College announce election of a new Principal

The Governing Body of St Hilda's has announced news of the College's next Principal who, in addition to a distinguished career as an academic and a civil engineer, has been an... Read more ...

STAT+: Lawmakers rail against huge tax breaks drug wholesalers get from...

Three congressional lawmakers are examining the extent to which pharmaceutical wholesalers and a leading drug maker may use a provision in the Covid-19 relief bill enacted last... Read more ...