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Chi-Med, AstraZeneca lung cancer drug shrinks resistant tumors

Chi-Med, AstraZeneca lung cancer drug shrinks resistant tumors

Published 17/10/2017

An experimental cancer drug discovered by Hutchison China MediTech has demonstrated promising activity in shrinking tumors in lung cancer patients whose disease had worsened following treatment with approved medicines. [more…]

Sweden`s Ericsson proposes Ronnie Leten as new chairman

Sweden`s Ericsson proposes Ronnie Leten as new chairman

Published 09/10/2017

Struggling mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson proposed Ronnie Leten, former CEO at Atlas Copco, as its new chairman, it said on Monday. [more…]

Thailand gets aviation safety upgrade, airline shares jump

Thailand gets aviation safety upgrade, airline shares jump

Published 09/10/2017

The U.N. International Civil Aviation Organization has removed a red flag against Thailand over safety concerns, the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand said on Monday, sending shares in Thai airlines sharply higher. [more…]

Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

Published 09/10/2017

The World Solar Challenge began on Sunday with 42 solar cars crossing Australia's tropical north to its southern shores, a grueling 3,000 km (1,864 mile) race through the outback. [more…]

Microscope trailblazers win chemistry Nobel for `freeze framing` life

Microscope trailblazers win chemistry Nobel for `freeze framing` life

Published 04/10/2017

A trio of Swiss, American and British scientists won the 2017 Nobel chemistry prize on Wednesday for developing cryo-electron microscopy, allowing researchers to see biological molecules frozen in action. [more…]

U.S. trio win Nobel for finding Einstein`s gravitational waves

U.S. trio win Nobel for finding Einstein`s gravitational waves

Published 03/10/2017

Three U.S. scientists won the 2017 Nobel prize for physics on Tuesday for opening up a new era of astronomy by detecting gravitational waves, ripples in space and time foreseen by Albert Einstein a century ago. [more…]

How we tick: U.S. `body clock` scientists win Nobel medicine prize

How we tick: U.S. `body clock` scientists win Nobel medicine prize

Published 03/10/2017

U.S. scientists Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young won the 2017 Nobel prize for medicine on Monday for unraveling molecular mechanisms that control our internal body clocks. [more…]

Happy 350,000th birthday: Study pushes back Homo sapiens origins

Happy 350,000th birthday: Study pushes back Homo sapiens origins

Published 28/09/2017

Genetic data from the skeletal remains of seven people who lived centuries ago in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal Province is offering intriguing new evidence that our species, Homo sapiens, is older than previously believed. [more…]

Fingerprint Cards hit by falling smartphone sensor prices

Fingerprint Cards hit by falling smartphone sensor prices

Published 18/09/2017

Smartphone component maker Fingerprint Cards (FINGb.ST) (FPC) warned revenue would be far below market estimates in the third quarter as the industry switches to cheaper user-recognition technology, sending its shares tumbling 22 percent. [more…]

Euro zone enlargement call sparks backlash in Germany

Euro zone enlargement call sparks backlash in Germany

Published 15/09/2017

After years of bailing out Greece, the idea of letting more poorer states into the euro zone has sparked controversy, particularly in Germany, where Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking re-election in two weeks time. [more…]