14 Apr '11, 9pm

Yale student dies after hair gets caught in machine

A Yale University undergraduate majoring in astronomy and physics and nearing graduation was killed inside a school chemistry lab when her hair was pulled into a piece of machine-shop equipment, school officials said on Wednesday. Ms Michele Dufault, 22, died on Tuesday night after her hair became caught in a fast-spinning lathe, university president Richard Levin said. Her body was found by other students who had been working in the building, he said. Students and staff members were overwhelmed by the news on Wednesday night. A candlelight vigil was held for Ms Dufault, a hardworking senior who also found time to mentor girls interested in science. Connecticut's chief medical examiner ruled the death an accident, citing the cause as asphyxia due to neck compression. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration said it would investigate, while Yale said it wil...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/World/Worldinbrief/EDC110415-0...

Tweets

A Yale University student nearing graduation wa...

straitstimes.com 14 Apr '11, 12am

NEW HAVEN (Connecticut) - A YALE University student nearing graduation was killed inside a school lab when her hair was pu...

World's oldest man dies in America at 114 - Yahoo!

sg.news.yahoo.com 16 Apr '11, 4am

Los Angeles Apr.15 (ANI): Walter Breuning, the world's oldest man has died at the age of 114, in a Montana Hospital. A spo...

Prestigious Korean university rocked by student suicides

Prestigious Korean university rocked by student...

channelnewsasia.com 14 Apr '11, 4pm

SEOUL : South Korea's top science and technology university is set to overhaul the way it is run, after a spate of suicide...

If your #pet #cat roams around, it will be #caught and #killed, warns notice

If your #pet #cat roams around, it will be #cau...

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 13 Apr '11, 12pm

Do not let your pet cat roam around, or it will be caught and killed, warns a chilling handwritten notice in Jurong West. ...

Toddler gets served margarita instead of apple ...

todayonline.com 14 Apr '11, 7am

The company that owns the Applebee's restaurant chain in the United States has said it is was immediately retraining its w...

[News] Yale-NUS College launched: SINGAPORE: World-renown organisations have come on board as internship partner...

[News] Yale-NUS College launched: SINGAPORE: Wo...

channelnewsasia.com 11 Apr '11, 1pm

SINGAPORE: World-renown organisations have come on board as internship partners at the Yale-NUS College. That's a strong s...