We report vibrationally resolved spectra of the S1 S0 transition of bromobenzene using resonance enhanced multiphoton ionization (REMPI) spectroscopy. We study bromobenzene h5 as well as its perdeuterated isotopologue, bromobenzene d5. The form of the vibrational modes between the isotopologues and also between the S0 and S1 electronic states are discussed for each species, allowing […]

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Is blood donation a pure altruistic act? The answer to this question has profound implications for the type of interventions we can adopt and the way in which research is conducted into blood donor behaviour. This review will address this question and the implications of the answer by introducing the mechanisms of altruism (MOA) approach. […]

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Greg Gottesman, a former managing director at Seattle VC fund Madrona Venture Group, and the founder of its startup studio Madrona Venture Labs, leads PSL alongside a team of seasoned Pacific Northwest investors and entrepreneurs. McCann, a serial entrepreneur behind Google acquired Senosis and BlackBerry acquired Gist. Benjamin Gilbert, who runs product at PSL, is […]

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In early 2012, when members of the punk band Pussy Riot created a performance of protest in Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior, they generated a gripping and raw insurgency rooted in spatial transgression that sent shockwaves through the global community and initiated an inter global discourse about feminism, religion, Russian politics, incarceration, corruption, orthodoxy, […]

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Of the big banks have made a public shift from selling credit to empowering human endeavor, says Scratch executive vice president Ross Martin. He believes there is an opportunity for banks that can flip the switch. Millennials grew up believing they were special and could not be stopped. Feste noted that her father was very […]

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That tiny space used to be the home’s kitchen until Morrison hired Steve Gray Renovations to build an addition that carved out room for a much enlarged food prep space (along with a utility room). The new kitchen features oak floors, which blend almost seamlessly with the originals in the rest of the house. There’s […]

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Foreign labour was an essential resource for the Nazi war economy: by September 1944, around six million civilian labourers from across Europe were working in the Reich. Any initial readiness on the part of the peoples of Nazi occupied Europe to volunteer for work in the Reich had quickly dissipated as the harsh and often […]

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Those embassies had also been protected by local police.There was more to the request than Nixon’s dreams of an imperial presidency. (Although some of the first White House guards were put in regal brown uniforms with white tunics.) There was genuine fear as well. It was, after all, just two years after the riots that […]

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In 1984, Chinese plan to have its control over the Indian Ocean for commercial and strategic reasons had come to notice. China is following that plan meticulously. It has already established its influence in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Myanmar. Oscars 2020 shortlist revealed as Taylor Swift snubbed for her Cats soundtrackThe 92nd Oscars will be […]

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