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Friday 25 November 2011
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Thursday 14 April 2011
The Royal Opera House (ROH) is to stage the British premiere of a ballet by German-Jewish composer Kurt Weill that was lost in a library basement for 80 years. The ROH is showing Magical Night, or Zaubernacht, in December. The ballet tells the story of two children's toys brought to life. Weill composed it in Berlin in 1922 but it was lost after his death in 1950 when his papers were transferred to Yale University Library. His orchestration was mislabelled and languished in a locked safe, which was assumed to be empty until it was opened in 2005.
Tuesday 12 April 2011
Further to yesterday's obituary of the Nobel Prize-winning scientist Baruch Blumberg, Tam Dalyell writes:
Saturday 12 February 2011
Yale University has signed an agreement with a university in Peru to return thousands of Inca artefacts taken from the Machu Picchu citadel nearly 100 years ago.
Friday 28 January 2011
John Fenn was a Nobel Prize-winner in chemistry whose work in the field of Biomolecular Technologies helped increase the speed and development of new drugs. Fenn was in his 70s when his research made possible the rapid analysis of the structure of proteins and other biomolecules through mass spectrometry. The Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences said in its citation for the 2002 Nobel Prize, "The possibility of analysing proteins in detail has led to increased understanding of the processes of life."
Monday 22 November 2010
As Peru counts down to the 100th anniversary of the discovery of Machu Picchu by the American explorer Hiram Bingham, thousands of artefacts taken from the breathtaking lost city of the Incas could soon be returned to the country.
Thursday 04 November 2010
Peru's government has formally asked Barack Obama to assist its efforts in persuading Yale University to return thousands of artefacts which were taken from the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.
Monday 25 October 2010
A woman's blood group could influence her chances of getting pregnant, scientists claim. Women with blood type O may struggle to conceive, they said, due to a lower egg count and poorer egg quality, according to a study. Women with blood group A seem to be better protected against falling egg counts.
Tuesday 17 August 2010
Their new lecturer is certainly an expert in the fields of leadership and international affairs, but students at Yale University may want to think twice before taking advice from him in the delicate art of modern public relations.
Tuesday 29 June 2010
This exhibition at the Jerwood Space in south London, the third in a series, shows us work by applied artists that has stolen a march on all those stuck-up fine artists out there. It is a collection of unique, hand-made objects crafted in a variety of materials, including felt, glass, clay, wood, plastic and woven basketware.
Friday 25 June 2010
Thursday 18 March 2010
Laura Tunbridge left school in Kent with four As and one B at A-level, but was rejected from Oxford University and all but one of her other choices. Rather than settle for second best, she took a gap year and set her sights on the American Ivy League.
Thursday 17 September 2009
Police searching for the killer of Annie Le, a Yale student found murdered on what was supposed to be her wedding day, have raided the home of a Yale University lab technician who is described as a "person of interest" in the case.
Wednesday 16 September 2009
Police and FBI agents searched the home of a Yale University animal research technician and led him away in handcuffs to the cheers of neighbours in a hunt for evidence that might tie him to the killing of a graduate student.
Monday 14 September 2009
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