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2012-05-21 10:24:32

NEW YORK, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Academy of Sciences' Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists competition has named nine winners and two finalists in its 2012 competition. These eleven exceptional scientists hail from research institutions in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. The Blavatnik Awards celebrate highly innovative, impactful, and interdisciplinary accomplishments of researchers under the age of 42 in the life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, and...

2011-05-07 05:54:15

A bidding war for Warner Music Group has Russian-born American billionaire Len Blavatnik's company Access Industries as the winner in a $1.3 billion all-cash transaction for the company. The sale of the music company comes at a challenging time for music industry with CD sales on the decline and digital piracy running amuck. Even with these trying times, the deal has Warner Music valued at $3 billion, which includes the company's debt as well as cash "“ this is higher than the $2.6...

2010-11-16 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- During its Seventh Annual Science & the City Gala last night, the New York Academy of Sciences named the awardees of the 2010 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists, announced the establishment of The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science, and unveiled a $10,000 Scientists Without Borders challenge to solve a critical maternal nutrition problem in the developing world. In attendance were 400 global leaders from the fields of science,...