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Obituary: Professor Henry W. Kendall

HENRY W. KENDALL, together with his colleagues Richard E. Taylor and Jerome I. Friedman, won the 1990 Nobel Prize in Physics for experiments which proved the existence of fundamental building bricks, called quarks, as constituents of the neutron and proton of everyday matter.

Dying smoker wins pounds 30m from maker of Marlboro cigarettes

THE AMERICAN tobacco industry was trembling at the prospect of an avalanche of lawsuits yesterday after a Californian woman with terminal lung cancer won an unprecedented $50m (pounds 30m) in punitive damages from Philip Morris, maker of the Marlboro brand that she blames for killing her.

Clintons fail to prevent breach of Chelsea's privacy

WHATEVER BILL and Hillary Clinton's differences, they have been constantly united on one priority: the protection of their only daughter's privacy. So when they discovered that People magazine, one of the so- called "supermarket tabloids", was planning a cover story on Chelsea and the mother-daughter relationship, they did their best to discourage it.

Nobel prizewinner to leave LTCM

TWO FOUNDING partners of Long-Term Capital Management, including a former Nobel prize winner, are to leave the hedge fund in the wake of its near-collapse last September.

American Association: Origins - Cold fizz dampens Big Bang theory

THE BIG Bang, which marked the start of creation, was not a massive explosive fireball but more like a cold fizz, according to a new theory.

Tennis: Rusedski rues lost chance

GREG RUSEDSKI was left wondering whether he should have followed Pete Sampras's example and taken a month off after he was knocked out of the Australian Open here yesterday. The British No 2 and eighth seed lost to a player ranked 179 places below him, the American qualifier Paul Goldstein in the second round.

Network: Wealth of information

Chris Gulker Information has the property of not being reduced by sharing

Leslie Kenton Interview: Pure of body and a tonic for the soul

Leslie Kenton taught us how to detox: now she's become a high priestess of shamanism. It's not as strange as you'd think, finds Hester Lacey

Health: Fighting social phobias

Drugs and DIY software can help, reports Roger Dobson

Obituary: Janet Lewis

THE DEATH of the poet and novelist Janet Lewis, at the age of 99, marks the passing of the last survivor of the extraordinary generation of American literary talent which began to publish in the 1920s. She and Ernest Hemingway began their literary careers at virtually the same moment, with contributions to the same high school literary magazine. Her imagist poetry, which she continued to write throughout her long life, first saw the, light of day when William Carlos Williams and H.D. were beginning their metrical experiments.

Nasa looks for life on Jupiter moon

THE AMERICAN space agency is to search for life under the frozen ocean of Europa, a moon of Jupiter that could be the most likely place in the solar system for the evolution of extra- terrestrial lifeforms.

Nerve cell key to child disorder hild problem shows in scans

SCIENTISTS HAVE located the sites in the brain that appear to play a critical role in causing hyperactivity and attention deficit disorder, which affects an estimated 1 in 20 children.

The Hilary Clarke interview: I'd like to teach the world to surf

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Cultural Comment: Hobson's choice

Life expectancy of babies born in Zimbabwe five years ago: 61

Women made history after all

ORDINARY WOMEN were a more potent force in the history of humankind than men such as Alexander the Great and Attila the Hun, scientists have found.
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