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The Honda Foundation, a public-interest incorporated foundation created by Honda Motor's founder Soichiro Honda and his younger brother Benjiro Honda, is pleased to announce that the Honda Prize 2014 will be awarded to Dr. Helmut Clemens for his outstanding contributions and eminent achievements in the development of light-weight structural intermetallic titanium aluminides, so-called y-TiAl based alloys. The alloys and the processing technology developed by the research group of Dr. Clemens and his R&D partners, including MTU Aero Engines, Germany's leading aero engine manufacturer, are considered as key elements to be used in the next generation of advanced low-emission and fuel-efficient combustion engines.
Vienna [viE n], Austro-Bavarian: Wean) is the capital and largest city of Austria, and one of the nine states of Austria. Vienna is Austria's primary city, with a population of about 1.757 million , and its cultural, economic, and political centre.
A study of more than 18,000 patients with type 1 diabetes has shown that use of insulin pumps to administer insulin rather than treatment with multiple daily insulin injections results in a 29% reduction in all-cause mortality and 43% reduction in the risk of fatal cardiovascular disease . The study is presented at the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Vienna, Austria, and was prepared by Dr Soffia GudbjA rnsdottir, University of Gothenburg, Sweden and colleagues.
How do you let people across an ocean and a continent know how wonderful it is to visit your country? Turkey knows - they put on a fabulous party each year in Chicago. As a way to raise awareness of the treasures of Turkey, this year the 12th annual family-friendly Turkish American Festival took place at Pioneer Court at 401 N. Michigan - the place where the first Chicagoans settled.
Art lovers who suspect they might have bought forged Pablo Picasso paintings should contact the Austrian police, who are looking for victims of a Serbian art fraud gang. The group operated out of a Viennese cafe, offering clients several fake Picassos, along with forged certificates of authenticity, police in the Austrian capital said on Tuesday.
Software developers will find it increasingly difficult to maintain software quality in cloud-based projects, due to the complexity inherent in their environments. According to the latest results of a project by the Austrian Science Fund FWF , , unexpected weaknesses can suddenly emerge even in mature, successful cloud projects.
He will also play "Variations on a Theme of Bach" by Hungarian composer Franz Liszt, "Poems of 1917" by the American composer Leo Ornstein and some pieces by Austrian composer Gerhard Schedl. Born to a Viennese family of musicians, Gottlieb Wallisch was accepted by the Vienna University for Music and Performing Arts at six years old.
Brian Dyak is president, CEO and co-founder of the Entertainment Industries Council , and executive producer of EICnetwork.tv. Dyak contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights .
True love knows no age. Despite their 57-year age gap, billionaire Richard Lugner, 81 and his 24-year old girlfriend, Cathy Schmitz, married on Saturday in Austria.
New research presented at this year's annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Vienna, Austria, shows that people with the highest consumption of high-fat dairy products have a 23% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those with the lowest consumption . The research is by Dr Ulrika Ericson, Lund University Diabetes Center, MalmA , Sweden, and colleagues.
Austrian police say that one of the two attractive young teenage girls who fled the country to go to Syria to fight on the side of Islamic rebels may have been killed. Last week it was revealed that the girls' flight from their families in the Austrian capital Vienna to Syria had made them an inspiration for other girls to do the same.
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This is a scanning electron microscopy image of a Eubostrichus fertilis worm and its crescent-shaped bacterial partners arranged on its surface like the layers of an onion .... The life of a cell is straightforward: it doubles, divides in the middle and originates two identical daughter cells. Therefore, it has been long assumed that cells of the same kind are similarly sized and big cells cannot divide symmetrically.
Public transit can be a wonderful thing. It can also be annoying if the trains are running behind schedule.
Kim Kardashian , her mother Kris Jenner and their host Austrian businessman Richard Lugner arrive for the Vienna Opera Ball at the State Opera in Vienna, Austria, Feb. 27, 2014. An aged Austrian billionaire who once called Kim Kardashian "annoying" has married for the fifth time - to a 24-year-old Playboy model.
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