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Royal Wedding frenzy turns off many Americans

WASHINGTON (AFP) – For every American setting an alarm clock to go off before dawn Friday to catch the Royal Wedding, there is at least one curmudgeon glowering in a corner, eagerly waiting for the whole thing to be over. In America, as in Britain, the wedding of Kate and…

‘Royal star’ was a supernova, astronomers say

LONDON (AFP) – One of the abiding legends of Britain’s royal family is that a noon-day star appeared at the birth in 1630 of King Charles II, who was to restore the English monarchy after the execution of his father. “The Most Glorious Star… shining most brightly in a Miraculous…

Retinal implant brightens future for blind

Three patients fitted with the new device were able to see shapes and objects, and one was able to walk around a room by himself, approach people, read a clock face and distinguish between seven shades of grey. The device “represents an unprecedented advance in electronic visual prostheses,” the Royal…

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