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Pioneer of Crystallography Dies
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 27, 2017
Isabella Karle has passed away at age 95.
Prizes Bigger than the Nobel
Shawna Williams | Oct 5, 2017
The Nobel Prize may garner the most attention, but there are other biomedical awards at least as lucrative.
Scientists Who Developed Cryo-Electron Microscopy Win Nobel Prize
Diana Kwon | Oct 4, 2017
Chemistry Nobel goes to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank, and Richard Henderson.
Q&A with Michael Young, Nobel Laureate
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 2, 2017
Young talks with
about studying circadian rhythms in fruit flies, the applications of his work beyond
, and winning the prize.
Q&A with Nobel Laureate Michael Rosbash
Ashley Yeager | Oct 2, 2017
A basic curiosity about how life works led the Brandeis University molecular biologist to discover how our bodies keep time.
Nobel Laureate and Laser Scientist Dies
Jef Akst | Oct 2, 2017
Nicolaas Bloembergen’s research laid the groundwork for the development of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology.
Giants of Circadian Biology Win Nobel Prize
Catherine Offord | Oct 2, 2017
The award in Physiology or Medicine goes to chronobiologists Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young.
Lasker Awards Go to a Cell Biologist and Cancer Vaccine Pioneers
Kerry Grens | Sep 6, 2017
Douglas Lowy and John Schiller, whose work led to the HPV vaccine, and Michael Hall, who discovered the TOR pathway, win this year’s prizes.
Sylvy Kornberg: Biography of a Biochemist
Diana Kwon | Jun 13, 2017
identifies a mystery woman in a historic photo as an accomplished researcher from a family of famous scientists whose experiments on DNA replication contributed to a Nobel prize.
MRI Pioneer Peter Mansfield Dies
Jef Akst | Feb 14, 2017
The Nobel laureate helped lay the groundwork for today’s ubiquitous magnetic resonance imaging machines.