05 October 2022


Spotlight on synthetic tissues and mRNA for chemistry Nobel (7)
05/10/2022 - 05:30 Stockholm (AFP) - The development of mRNA vaccines, "bioorthogonal chemistry" or even artificial skin are some of the discoveries tipped for the Nobel Chemistry Prize announced Wednesday, which experts see as a toss- up. The winner - or winners - of the prestigious award will be unveiled at 11:45 am (0945 GMT) "at the earliest" by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm.
Oman, Jordan sign seven pacts (3)
Wednesday 05/October/2022 09:40 AM By: Times News Service Photo - ONA Muscat: Seven agreements have been signed between the Sultanate of Oman and Jordan in various fields. Oman News Agency (ONA) reported that Oman and Jordan signed at Al Alam Palace seven memoranda of understanding and two executive programmes in the industrial fields, competition protection, anti-monopoly, mining, labour,
Luatua is one of two former All Blacks in Samoa tour squad (3)
Issued on: 05/10/2022 - 05:56 1 min Wellington (AFP) - Samoa on Wednesday took advantage of World Rugby's new eligibility rules by including former All Blacks Steven Luatua and Jeff Toomaga-Allen in their squad to tour Europe next month. The pair were among eight players uncapped by Samoa in coach Seilala Mapusua's 31-strong group for Tests against Italy, Georgia and Romania - their first northern hemisphere tour since 2019 ahead of next year's World Cup in France.
Love Island's Ekin-Su Culculoglu signs up for Dancing On Ice 2023 (3)
Photo: PA Images 05/10/2022 | 10:09 AM Kerri-Ann Roper, PA Entertainment Editor Love Island winner Ekin-Su Culculoglu has signed up for Dancing On Ice, it has been revealed. The 28-year-old Turkish actress, from Essex, won ITV2's dating series alongside Italian business owner Davide Sanclimenti (27) in the summer. Now she joins the celebrity line-up for the skating show when it returns in 2023. She's everyone's favourite 'liar and actress' !
October 4, 2022 Ancient chemistry may explain why living things use ATP as the universal energy currency (2)
by Public Library of Science A simple two-carbon compound may have been a crucial player in the evolution of metabolism before the advent of cells, according to a new study published October 4 in the open access journal PLOS Biology, by Nick Lane and colleagues of University College London, U.K.
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