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Stories with subject: Chemistry
  • American Nobel laureate Richard Heck is buried in Manila 
    Updated: Oct-13-15 3:53 am

    MANILA, Philippines - American Nobel laureate for chemistry Richard Heck, who designed a method of building complex molecules that has helped fight cancer, protect crops and make electronic devices, was buried Tuesday in a metropolitan Manila cemetery beside the tomb of his Filipino wife. He was 84.

  • Alcorn State chemistry professor killed in wreck 
    Updated: Oct-12-15 4:13 pm

    VICKSBURG, Mississippi - An Alcorn State University associate professor riding his motorcycle over the weekend was killed by a teenage driver.

  • Trio wins Nobel Prize for mapping how cells fix DNA damage story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Oct-07-15 9:35 pm

    STOCKHOLM - Tomas Lindahl was eating his breakfast in England on Wednesday when the call came - ostensibly, from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. It occurred to him that this might be a hoax, but then the caller started speaking Swedish.

  • Higher education board names new Dickinson State president 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 6:22 pm

    FARGO, North Dakota - A South Dakota native with a background in chemistry was named Wednesday as president of Dickinson State University, the western North Dakota college that has dealt with a series of setbacks in recent years.