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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
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
Bob Grant | Oct 27, 2016
Patient Zero exonerated; Jack Woodall dies;
-harboring mosquitoes deployed in fight against Zika; implanted neurons function in adult mouse brain
Public Health Leader Dies
Kerry Grens | Oct 26, 2016
Jack Woodall, an epidemiologist and former columnist at
cofounded the infectious disease outbreak reporting system ProMED.
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
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
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
Staff | Oct 1, 2016
Roger Tsien R.I.P., predatory publishing, and diversity in science
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
Kerry Grens | Aug 31, 2016
One of the pioneers in developing fluorescent proteins for biological studies was 64 years old.