For the past year, Stuart Adams has been fasting twice a week. While he has lost 15 pounds, the real reason he’s depriving himself is to stave off brain disorders including schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Everbright Securities Co. suspended its head of proprietary trading after an error sparked the wildest Chinese stock swings in four years and prompted a regulatory probe. The stock slumped to a six-week low.
Britain was still reeling from World War II in the early 1950s. Then came the coronation of a new queen, the conquest of Mt. Everest and, in May 1954, the breaking of the four-minute mile by Roger Bannister.
Richard Wakeford, a professor at the Dalton Nuclear Institute at the University of Manchester, comments on the risks of nuclear radiation following the damage at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi atomic plant. He made the remarks in a telephone interview today.
As the fine art market rebounds from a two-year slump, investors should consider what happened when two established appraisers were called upon to place a value on Hole and Vessel II, an abstract sculpture by Anish Kapoor .
Samsung Electronics Co. is the leading corporate applier for patents on a new carbon substance for which two scientists at the University of Manchester won the 2010 Nobel Prize in physics, the BBC reported.