Why the United States dominates the Nobel Prize winners

Washington (AFP) No less than eight of this year’s 13 Nobel Laureates were American citizens, continuing a historic trend linked to the strength of American academia and its ability to attract the world’s best talent. American universities consistently dominate the “Global Top 100” rankings, with a mix of lavishly endowed …

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Flashtalking is recruiting two seniors in Asia

Flashtalking by Mediaocean has announced two appointments aimed at strengthening the team in Japan and Asia-Pacific. Tiffany Foxwell has been appointed as the new Head of Client Services, JAPAC, while Eva Ericksen will be Head of Creative Development, JAPAC. The hires follow the recent acquisition of Flashtalking by the global …

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Evans and Norrie progress in the Californian heat

From a British perspective, Dan Evans, Cameron Norrie and Andy Murray are the center of attention at the BNP Paribas Masters events in Indian Wells, all three having claimed victories in their opener. It was satisfying to see how I dealt with the adversity a bit after the first set …

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Arielle Assouline-Lichten designs furniture for everyone

Brooklyn-based designer Arielle Assouline-Lichten was trained in architecture at Harvard Graduate School of Design and has a substantial resume that includes work for international companies such as Bjarke Ingels Group, Snøhetta, and Kengo Kuma and Associates. Except, says Assouline-Lichten, “I didn’t even go to an architecture school when I wanted …

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