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Bruce Alberts: 'GM crops are not an issue in the U.S.'

Published in The Hindu on March 5, 2009

Professor Bruce Alberts is a biochemist par excellence. He has served in different capacities on a number of prestigious advisory and editorial boards. 1,040 more words


Adventures in the Book Trade (Part 9)

In which The Author doesn’t judge a book by its cover

Geoff E. and I have had an exchange of silly emails this afternoon (not for the first time) with regards to our Street Names Project. 1,111 more words


Scientists discuss the Future of Research at #ASCB2014 #FORsymp

Superstar Scientists Share visions for the Future of Research at ASCB/IFCB Meeting

by Christina Szalinski

A panel of bioscience superstars tried to throw some light on the gloomy outlook for cell research Saturday at the ASCB/IFCB 2014 meeting in Philadelphia. 919 more words


Obama honors top scientists and innovators

Obama honored the nations top scientists and innovators today by distributing the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation.  

These scholars and innovators have expanded our understanding of the world, made invaluable contributions to their fields, and helped improve countless lives,” President Obama said.  66 more words


The problem with scientific research

I just read a paper entitled “Rescuing US biomedical research from its systemic flaws” authored by some famous scientists including Bruce Alberts, author of “Molecular Biology of the Cell” and former president of the National Academy of Sciences… 1,489 more words

Academic Research

Saving U.S. Biomedical Research from Itself

The Burrill Report (April 28, 2014)

The success of U.S. biomedical research threatens to become its undoing, according to a group of leading scientists writing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 179 more words

Regenerative Medicine

The story of DNA replication

This is a video everyone must watch!
Bruce Alberts tells the story of how scientists put the pieces together to uncover the process of DNA replication (the process during which our cells make an exact copy of their DNA). 32 more words