Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca says it is buying U.S. drug developer Alexion in a deal worth $39 billion.
Cambridge, England-based AstraZeneca PLC, which is involved in one of the efforts to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, said on Dec. 12 it's using a combination of cash and shares for the acquisition of Boston-based Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Quacquarelli Symonds' (QS) global university ranking has placed the Athens Law School among the world's top 300 universities for studying law, a list led by Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge, Yale and Stanford.
According to QS, the Greek institution ranks 230th in the world and 109th in Europe.
Athens Law School was also the only one in the country to make the list this year.
For a second time in three years Aristotle University of Thessaloniki's Department of Classical Studies was ranked 16th in its field by the influential QS World University Rankings.
Some 4,500 universities were evaluated in the annual publication, including some of the world's top institutions, such as Oxford, Cambridge and Harvard.
The first batches of the new COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine are ready and sent to health regulators for approval. The vaccine was developed by American biotechnology company Modern Therapeutics, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, according to Times. The development process was completed in a record-breaking time. It's only 42 days since Chinese scientists released the genetic code of the virus.
There are Romanians who have come to the United Kingdom because they found the prospects for a decent life there. Others have chosen British citizenship for cultural reasons - the love of Shakespeare. Some admit that if things do not go according to plan, they can always return home to Romania, and others know very clearly that the United Kingdom is their home for now.
Britain's anti-hacking laws are outdated and placing the country's cybersecurity at risk, according to a new report released on Jan. 22.
The Computer Misuse Act 1990 is now 30 years old and must be updated, according to the Criminal Law Reform Now Network (CLRNN), a group of academics from Birmingham and Cambridge universities that specializes in legal reform projects.