Thursday May 16
Boots' profits rise despite revenue fall after tie-up with Walgreens
Alliance Boots, the pharmacy and drugs giant behind Britain's best-known chemist, said yesterday it plans to keep expanding into new markets and in areas where it already has a strong presence.
Fri May 10, 2013
Sean Paul 'Badda' in Europe
Grammy Award-winning artiste Sean Paul goes on tour in Europe with new band Badda Bandz and dancers in support of his fifth studio album titled Tomahawk Technique, starting this month.
Thu May 09, 2013
Africa: Switzerland Announces Large Increase in Its 2013 Pledge to the Global Fund
Switzerland has raised its pledge to the Global Fund for 2013 from seven million Swiss francs to 10 million Swiss francs , an increase of 43%. A Global Fund news release said that Swiss Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter, who is head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, made the announcement on 6 May after meeting the Global Fund's ... (more)
Wed May 08, 2013
Sat May 04, 2013
Rooftops in Bern, Switzerland, in the middle of winter. Bern is the capital city of Switzerland, with a beautiful historical medieval old town that is designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Fri May 03, 2013
Shane Black and Robert Downey team up again for final 'Iron Man'
It has been almost a year since "The Avengers" and Phase One ended. Phase Two starts with " Iron Man 3 " and will continue with "Thor: The Dark World" at the end of this year.
Thu May 02, 2013
The Almaden Resident
Bellarmine's Nikhil Buduma returns to USA Biology Olympiad finals
Photo courtesy of Bellarmine College Preparatory/2012 Nikhil Buduma wears the gold medal he won in 2012 at the USA Biology Olympiad National Finals at Purdue University.
Swisscom Reports Q1 Profit of CHF390M
BERNE, Switzerland -- "We achieved record customer growth in the first quarter," says CEO Carsten Schloter.
Wed May 01, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Geena Davis: Girls Need More Role Models in Media
Actress Geena Davis speaks April 23 during a conference on women in Bern, Switzerland, focused on solutions for breaking the glass ceiling.
2013 USABO National Finals at Purdue University
McLean, VA, May 01, 2013 -- -- The Center for Excellence in Education announces twenty top high school students have been selected to participate in the eleventh Annual USA Biology Olympiad National Finals, from June 2-14, at Purdue University for the third consecutive year.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Movie Review: Iron Man 3
Delhi: With characters culled from Marvel Comics, we know for sure that 'Iron Man 3' would be packed with spectacular action and nice razor sharp, witty lines.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
'Iron Man 3' slick and enjoyable
By Troy Ribeiro, Film: "Iron Man 3"; Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley, Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow, Rebecca Hall, Don Cheadle, Paul Bettany , Jon Favreau, Ty Simpkins; Director: Shane Black; Rating: *** With characters culled from Marvel Comics, we know for sure that "Iron Man 3" would be packed with spectacular action and nice razor sharp, ... (more)
Are Space Harpoons The Solution To Orbital Debris?
Nets, harpoons and suicide robots could become weapons of choice to hunt down the space junk threatening crucial communications satellites currently in orbit round Earth, scientists said Thursday.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
A complete long-term series of integrated water vapour from ground-based microwave radiometers
International Journal of Remote Sensing , Vol. 32, No. 3. , pp. 751-765, doi:10.1080/01431161.2010.517792 Integrated water vapour is the vertical column density of atmospheric water vapour.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Combining Antithrombotic and Fibrinolytic Agents: Can It Be Done? [Emerging Therapy Critiques]
From the Department of Neurology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH ; and Department of Neurology, Inselspital, University Hospital and University of Bern, Switzerland .