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Famed Indian Biologist Dies
Famed Indian Biologist Dies
Chris Palmer | Aug 1, 2013
Obaid Siddiqi, regarded as one of the founders of modern biology in India, has passed away at age 81.
Virginia Johnson, Sex Researcher, Dies
Virginia Johnson, Sex Researcher, Dies
Bob Grant | Jul 29, 2013
The sex therapist revolutionized the treatment of sexual dysfunction and helped legitimize the study of copulation and masturbation physiology.
Fukushima Chief Dies
Fukushima Chief Dies
Dan Cossins | Jul 11, 2013
Nuclear engineer in charge at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi power plant during the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl dies at age 58.
 
Father of Crystallography Dies
Father of Crystallography Dies
Jeffrey Denoncourt | Jun 17, 2013
Nobel Laureate Jerome Karle has passed away at age 94.
Science-Supporting Senator Dies
Science-Supporting Senator Dies
Jef Akst | Jun 4, 2013
Democratic Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey, who fought hard against the alcohol and tobacco industries, has passed away.
Chemotherapy Pioneer Dies
Chemotherapy Pioneer Dies
Dan Cossins | May 6, 2013
Emil Frei III, a cancer researcher who in the 1950s combined multiple chemotherapy drugs to treat childhood leukemia, has died at the age of 89.
Nobel Prize Winner François Jacob Dies
Nobel Prize Winner François Jacob Dies
Kate Yandell | Apr 26, 2013
The 92-year-old bacterial geneticist who helped pioneer the study of gene regulation has passed away.
Nobel Laureate and IVF Pioneer Dies
Nobel Laureate and IVF Pioneer Dies
Bob Grant | Apr 11, 2013
Sir Robert Edwards, whose research led to the birth of the first test tube baby, has died at age 87.
NYT Changes Sexist Obit for Researcher
NYT Changes Sexist Obit for Researcher
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2013
After an outcry from the Twittersphere, The New York Times alters the start of an obituary for acclaimed rocket scientist Yvonne Brill.
Science Loses Two More
Science Loses Two More
Kate Yandell | Mar 6, 2013
Oncologist Jane C. Wright and physics Nobel-winner Donald Glaser have died.