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Food firms are optimistic despite sector challenges
The Business Leaders' Forum - organised by the Food Manufacture Group - showcased the optimism in the food and drink sector, despite Brexit and international challenges, according to sponsor DWF, but raised more questions than answers, said Charpak, ...
Brexit's Confounding Conservatism Leaves the UK Left Upset and Adrift
Polish workers are easy to locate on the Oxmoor as they return from shifts on nearby industrial areas at Hilton Food Group, a meat processor, Hotel Chocolat, which makes luxury confectionery, and vacuum-packer Charpak Ltd. They seem alarmed by Brexit, ...
Georges Charpak
Charpak built the first multiwire proportional chamber in 1968. Unlike earlier detectors - such as the bubble chamber, which can record charged particle trajectories at the rate of only one or two per second - the multiwire chamber records up to one ...
Georges Charpak: 1924–2010
Born in Poland in 1924, Charpak became a French citizen in 1946. After studying engineering at the Ecole des Mines in Paris, Charpak did a PhD in nuclear physics at the prestigious College de France. He spent his early years as a physicist at CNRS ...
Study in France: Applications invited for Charpak scholarships
Scholarship applications are open for the Charpak Exchange Programme 2016 (autumn session). This programme, organised by Campus France, is designed for exchange students for a period of one to four months (duration of an academic semester) at the ...
Medicine kit pack rides Coca-Cola crates to save lives in Zambia
The contents of the Kit Yamoyo are procured as locally as possible and are assembled and packed in Zambia by hand, using a PA215 semi-automatic heat sealer supplied by Packaging Automation Ltd. The tabletop machine was appropriate to export to ...
Packaging award winners highlight collaboration and security  Plastics News
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Saving Babies' Lives by Carrying Them Like Kangaroos
“Traditional units are closed and have very restrictive visiting hours,” says Nathalie Charpak, the formidable French pediatrician who now heads the unit and lives just a short walk away.
Kangaroo care: the radical skin-to-skin approach to saving premature babies
“Traditional units are closed and have very restrictive visiting hours,” says Nathalie Charpak, the French paediatrician who heads the unit.
'Kangaroo care' makes premature babies healthier and wealthier, study finds
“This study indicates that kangaroo mother care has significant, long-lasting social and behavioural protective effects 20 years after the intervention,” said lead researcher Dr Nathalie Charpak, of the Kangaroo Foundation in Bogot´┐Ż. “We firmly believe ...
A radon detector for earthquake prediction
Now, however, a group of physicists, led by physics Nobel laureate Georges Charpak, has developed a new detector that could measure one of the more testable earthquake precursors - the suggestion that radon gas is released from fault zones prior to ...