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Science Advocate, Climate Change Authority Dies
Science Advocate, Climate Change Authority Dies
Jef Akst | Nov 7, 2016
Ralph Cicerone, former president of the National Academy of Sciences, has passed away at age 73.
Protein Folding Pioneer Dies
Protein Folding Pioneer Dies
Kerry Grens | Oct 28, 2016
Susan Lindquist of MIT and the Whitehead Institute broke scientific ground on prions and heat shock proteins.
Week in Review: October 24–28
Week in Review: October 24–28
Bob Grant | Oct 27, 2016
Patient Zero exonerated; Jack Woodall dies; Wolbachia-harboring mosquitoes deployed in fight against Zika; implanted neurons function in adult mouse brain 
Public Health Leader Dies
Public Health Leader Dies
Kerry Grens | Oct 26, 2016
Jack Woodall, an epidemiologist and former columnist at The Scientist, cofounded the infectious disease outbreak reporting system ProMED. 
Alzheimer’s Immunotherapy Pioneer Dies
Alzheimer’s Immunotherapy Pioneer Dies
Ben Andrew Henry | Oct 11, 2016
Dale Schenk, who worked to develop a vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease, has passed away at age 59.
Plant Biologist Killed in Ethiopian Protest
Plant Biologist Killed in Ethiopian Protest
Kerry Grens | Oct 6, 2016
Stone throwers hit the car Sharon Gray was riding in while visiting the country for a meeting.
Influential Alzheimer’s Researcher Dies
Influential Alzheimer’s Researcher Dies
Jef Akst | Oct 6, 2016
Allen Roses, a professor of neurobiology at Duke University School of Medicine, has passed away at age 73.
Notable Science Quotes
Notable Science Quotes
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2016
Roger Tsien R.I.P., predatory publishing, and diversity in science
Week in Review: August 29–September 2
Week in Review: August 29–September 2
Jef Akst | Sep 2, 2016
Roger Tsien dies; the CRISPR patent dispute you’ve never heard of; immunotherapy for Alzheimer’s; Tasmanian devils developing resistance to transmissible cancer
Nobel Laureate Roger Tsien Dies
Nobel Laureate Roger Tsien Dies
Kerry Grens | Aug 31, 2016
One of the pioneers in developing fluorescent proteins for biological studies was 64 years old.