On PR Newswire: McDonald’s Expands Menu, Match Releases Singles Study, Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded
With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy:
Wake up and smell the…cinnamon rolls! For nearly five decades, McDonald’s has been the leader in providing quick, delicious and savory breakfast options to our customers. And we’re sharing some sweet news to give fans even more ways to experience the breakfast they love at McDonald’s with our new McCafé Bakery lineup.
Match released initial findings from its 10th annual Singles in America study, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive annual scientific study, now studying more than 50,000 singles across the U.S. This 2020 data on 5,000 singles provides insight into how singles navigated dating during a year of unparalleled political, economic and social change, focusing on how the global pandemic and upcoming election transformed singles’ approach to dating, sex, and love.
A 7″ singles box set comprising all of Amy Winehouse’s memorable singles from the Frank, Back to Black and Lioness: Hidden Treasures albums will be released on Nov. 20. Featured tracks include “Stronger Than Me,” “Rehab” and “Love Is a Losing Game,” all of which won the Ivor Novello Award for Amy in 2004, 2007, and 2008. The set also includes the Grammy award-winning “Body and Soul,” a duet with the legendary Tony Bennett. The singles will be housed in individual picture sleeves and pressed on black vinyl. The deluxe box also features a 20-page lyrics booklet and a set of art cards.
Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna share this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry. They have discovered one of gene technology’s sharpest tools: the CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors. Using these, researchers can change the DNA of animals, plants, and microorganisms with extremely high precision. This technology has had a revolutionary impact on the life sciences, is contributing to new cancer therapies and may make the dream of curing inherited diseases come true.
In response to an increasingly challenging theatrical landscape and sustained key market closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cineworld, parent company of Regal, announced on Oct. 5 that it will be temporarily suspending operations at all of its 536 Regal theaters in the U.S., as of Thursday, Oct. 8.
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.