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2012-05-28 10:20:26

STE-MADELEINE, QC, May 28, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Michel Garant, paraplegic for 8 years now, is about to embark on a cross Canada tour using a Top End model, 27 speed adaptable strong arm bike, accompanied by Mollo, his faithful Mira Service Dog. Despite being physically challenged due to an unfortunate snowboard accident, Michel has maintained his contagious joie de vivre and is more active and happier than ever. With this spectacular endeavour of 83 cities, 7,302 km in less than 90...

Leading Exoplanet Hunters Awarded Science Prize
2012-02-06 04:00:09

Winners are the astronomers behind La Silla´s world-leading HARPS instrument World-renowned Swiss astronomers Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz of the Geneva Observatory have been awarded the 2011 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Basic Sciences for their work on exoplanets. The foundation recognized their groundbreaking efforts in developing “new astronomical instruments and experimental techniques that led to the observation of planets outside the solar...

2006-02-11 16:45:57

By Mike Collett-White BERLIN (Reuters) - A new film based on Michel Houellebecq's controversial novel "Atomised," featuring racism, masturbation, mental illness and suicide, will be considered a bleak picture by most who watch it. But as the makers of "The Elementary Particles" freely admit, it is far less pessimistic than the best seller, which shocked and alienated many readers when it was published in 1998. "It became clear to us that the novel didn't find a resolution;...

2006-02-11 13:06:00

By Mike Collett-White BERLIN (Reuters) - A new film based on Michel Houellebecq's controversial novel "Atomised," featuring racism, masturbation, mental illness and suicide, will be considered a bleak picture by most who watch it. But as the makers of "The Elementary Particles" freely admit, it is far less pessimistic than the best seller, which shocked and alienated many readers when it was published in 1998. "It became clear to us that the novel didn't find a resolution;...