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LED Pioneers Earn Nobel Prize

Posted On October 07, 2014

(Stockholm) -- Three scientists who pioneered LED light technology are being honored with the Nobel Prize for Physics. Professor Per Delsing spoke about the implications of the technology found by Japanese scientists Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and American Shuji Nakamura.   The three scientists were awarded the one-point-one-million dollar prize today. The awards committee also…

Illinois Teen Penned Letter To Parents About ISIS

Posted On October 07, 2014

(Chicago, IL) -- More information is coming to light about the Chicago-area teenager who was arrested after allegedly trying to join ISIS. Nineteen-year-old Mohammed Khan reportedly left a three-page letter for his parents, detailing why he was leaving home to help the terrorist group. Authorities say Khan wrote that western civilization is in a moral…

Obama: Additional Airline Passenger Screening For Ebola Coming

Posted On October 07, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama says plans are underway for additional airline passenger screening in West Africa and the U.S to deal with growing concerns about Ebola. After a White House meeting with top health officials, Obama also repeated assurances that the odds of an outbreak in the U.S. are extremely low. He warned that…

Astronauts Conduct Spacewalk

Posted On October 07, 2014

(Undated) -- Astronauts Reid Wiseman of the U.S. and European Alexander Gerst are taking a spacewalk today. The two will work for more than six-hours to move a failed pump module and install backup power equipment outside the International Space Station. This is the first of three spacewalks planned for the astronauts this month.

Obama: Additional Airline Passenger Screening For Ebola

Posted On October 06, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The threat of Ebola could mean longer waits at airports. After a White House meeting with top health officials, the President again called the Ebola outbreak a significant national security threat. He said plans are underway for additional airline passenger screening in West Africa and the U.S. The President repeated assurances that…