27.09.2012 [Patch.com] - According to a release from publisher Palgrave Macmillan: "Science writer Emling (The Fossil Hunter) reveals a hidden side of the life of two-time Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie, co-discoverer of radioactivity and the first to use it as an experimental
04.10.2012 [Cordis News] - A Marie Curie research Fellow has uncovered a potential ally in the fight against obesity, together with a team of international researchers. The ally, found in our 'love handles', is a type of anti-tumour immune cell which protects against obesity and
01.10.2012 [British Cycling] - With less than a week to go until the inaugural Marie Curie Cancer Care Etape Pennines, excitement is building in Durham for the event which is being tipped as one of the toughest on the British sportive calendar. The 2,500 riders will be in great
Marie Skłodowska-Curie, often referred to as Marie Curie, (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a Polish physicist and chemist, working mainly in France, who is famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only woman to win in two fields, and the only person to win in multiple sciences. She was also the first female professor at the University of Paris (La Sorbonne), and in 1995 became the first woman to be entombed on her own merits in Paris' Panthéon.
08.09.2012 [Macleans.ca] - REVIEW: Marie Curie and Her Daughters It would be interesting to place this book—about how the woman credited with discovering radium raised her children—on the shelf with today's parenting books. Mothers who agonize about working out of the home
28.09.2012 [New Europe] - Different experiments, interactive shows and laboratories will take place in Europe under the EU-funded Marie Curie Actions, which promote international research careers. The event aims to show the important role research plays in society and also
04.10.2012 [NGZ Online] - Am Mittwoch gegen 1.30 Uhr wurde ein Feuer auf der Marie-Curie Straße gemeldet. Als Polizei und Feuerwehr eintrafen, brannte ein großer Unterstand, in dem Bedachungsmaterialien lagerten sowie ein Spezialfahrzeug abgestellt war, in voller Ausdehnung.
04.10.2012 [Nanowerk LLC] - While she was at the Kastler Brossel Laboratory (affiliated with the Pierre and Marie Curie University, École Normale Supérieure and CNRS) in Paris, France, Virginia d'Auria and her colleagues identified the extent to which photon detector
04.10.2012 [Penarth Times] - POPULAR singing group Four Just Men appear in Penarth at All Saints Main Hall, Victoria Square, at 7.30pm on Saturday, October 13, to raise funds for the Marie Curie Hospice, Holme Tower. Penarth Peers WI invites everyone along to an evening of musical
04.10.2012 [Lurgan Mail] - THE Derryhirk Inn in Aghagallon will be holding a charity night on Saturday night. Entertainment is provided by five-piece band Velvet Tones and the fun starts at 9pm. All proceeds from the event on Saturday will go to Marie Curie Cancer Care. Email to
"Ich gehöre zu denen, die die besondere Schönheit des wissenschaftlichen Forschens erfasst haben. Ein Gelehrter in einem Laboratorium ist nicht nur ein Techniker, er steht auch vor den Naturvorgängen wie ein Kind vor einer Märchenwelt." - 1933 in Madrid, zitiert in: „Das strahlende Metall“, von Wilhelm Strube, S. 169
26.09.2012 [BuzzFeed] - Ever heard of radioactivity? Or the elements polonium and radium? Well Marie Curie has, which is why she was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only woman to win in two fields, and the only person to win in multiple sciences (Physics and Chemistry).
14.09.2012 [Chichester Observer] - Swimmers completed various distances ranging from the 48-length Sport Relief mile to the 150 length 5k swim for Marie Curie. Olympic gold medallist and Swimathon president Duncan Goodhew said: “Each year, dedicated swimmers of all ages and abilities
23.09.2012 [Buxton Advertiser] - Marie Curie Cancer Care Events Fundraiser Edwin Turnham said: “The walk is a great opportunity to help Marie Curie Cancer Care raise vital funds which make a real and positive difference to the lives of local terminally ill people and their families.
12.09.2012 [Grantham Journal] - The aim of the group, which is made up of volunteers, is to increase awareness of the charity and to raise funds to support the Lincolnshire nursing service. A team of nurses work in Lincolnshire to provide care in people's homes until the end of their
08.09.2012 [Midhurst and Petworth Observer] - “Not enough people are aware of the work Marie Curie does for people who are terminally ill and for patients who want to remain in their homes for as long as possible, and want to die at home. “My father was her main carer, as mum was dying from cancer.
25.09.2012 [Ulster Star] - However, the girls also undertake patient transport duties and signed up after being involved in the transporting of patients to and from the Marie Curie Hospice in Belfast and seeing first hand the fantastic care and support provided there. “We all
19.09.2012 [Crewe Chronicle] - Tony Mason, who lives in Willaston, has been awarded the Marie Curie Cancer Care's South Cheshire Volunteer of the Month award. He recently took on a coast-to-coast cycle challenge with friends in aid of the charity, and is also a member of the South
04.09.2012 [UK Fundraising] - Age UK, Anthony Nolan, Carers UK, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Together for Short Lives, and Whizz-Kidz will share the income and raised profile of ITV's second annual appeal which culminates in a live entertainment show on Friday 21 December.
23.09.2012 [Beverley Guardian] - The Leven Tractor Run will raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care and the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. The tractors will set off from the Recreation Hall in East Street at 10.45am, but the tractors will be on view from 9.30am. The run will take them on a
18.09.2012 [VietNamNet Bridge] - VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Quynh Tram, 12, of Marie Curie Secondary School claimed first prize at the Panasonic Eco Picture Diary Contest 2012 on Sunday, enabling her to participate in the competition's Global Awards Ceremony in Kyoto, Japan, this
02.10.2012 [Todmorden Today] - Rob Smith, who is in the physical training corps, took on two marathons and an ironman event with the aim of raising £1,000 each for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, Marie Curie Cancer Care and the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Rob, formerly of
26.09.2012 [The Star] - Marie Curie Cancer Care's Rotherham fundraising group launched the Field of Hope, in the town's Clifton Park, 12 months ago. People were able to arrange for a flower to be planted in someone's memory and a dedication for each daffodil was then written
03.10.2012 [Clydebank Post] - The children were also involved in planting daffodil bulbs for Marie Curie Cancer Care, who kindly supplied pots, compost discs to use and information on how to care for the 'pots'. Looking at these smiles the little faces the kids will be looking
13.09.2012 [Morpeth Herald] - Rutherfords of Morpeth challenged pupils from Chantry and Newminster Middle Schools and Technology Colleges to design their 2012 Christmas cards, which are due to go on sale in the Bridge Street store from October 1 in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care.