WPI researchers get a patent to use skin cells to heal disease and traumatic injury
Ultimately, that process, which won the Nobel Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, inserted different genes into skin cells. However, there are barriers to its use --€“ namely, the use of viruses to carry those genes into the new cells, the potential ...
Bernie, Barney, And Other Brooklyn Jewish Old-Timers
The Jewish Press
Dr. Kandel, the Nobel Laureate in medicine in 2000, has written eloquently in a Nobel autobiography about his family's escaping from Nazi Austria after Kristallnacht in November 1938 when he was nine years old, and arriving in Brooklyn in April 1939:.
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodies
As a student at the University of Oxford during the 1960s, Vollrath initially focused on the flight patterns of homing pigeons, supervised by Nobel Prize-winning ornithologist Nikolaas Tinbergen. But his curiosities soon led him to focus on spiders and ...
Inspired by evolution: Caltech bioengineer is first woman to win $1.1-million tech prize
Los Angeles Times
The prize is awarded every two years by the Technology Academy Finland and comes with $1.1 million in cash. Previous winners include Linux creator Linus Torvalds and blue LED inventor Shuji Nakamura, who went on to win the 2014 Nobel Prize in ...