Wanted in an age of aging: A healthy brain
Arnold Rosin. Photo: JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH. At the age of 12, when most children don't know even how to spell the word “pharmacologist,” Marta Weinstock of London saw in 1947 an article on it in the Encyclopedia Britannica and decided that devoting ...
Academics Anonymous: sexism is driving women out of science
The Guardian (blog)
Marie Curie was a pioneering physicist and chemist, a Nobel prize winner and the discoverer of elements. And yet, ask a school child about her achievements and they will tell you how she walked around clumsily with radioactive isotopes in her pocket.
STAP papers discredited, but science may be sound
The Japan Times
During Friday's news conference, which lasted around four hours, Riken President Ryoji Noyori, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in chemistry, strongly criticized Obokata. “An unskilled scientist dealt with a huge amount of data in an extremely sloppy way ...
Japanese Nobel Prize winner trashes his stem cell research
Northern Voices Online
In 2001, he had scooped the Nobel Prize for chemistry jointly. The study was the outcome of teamwork in which Haruko Obokata played the role of lead researchers. Their revolutionary study to create stem cells catapulted them to global scene. But their ...