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Science Behind the Scenes: Model Organisms—The Unsung Heroes of Biomedical Research

Author: Noah Steinfeld

Editors: Alex Taylor, Christina Vallianatos, and Bryan Moyers

In 2001 the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to three scientists, Leland Hartwell, Tim Hunt and Paul Nurse, … 1,091 more words

Science Behind The Scenes

Losing yourself in a long winter read: 'Kristin Lavransdatter' by Sigrid Unset

A collection of three novels, and weighing in at comfortably over 1,000 pages, ‘Kristin Lavrandatter’ is what I call a hearty winter read.  It’s equally weighty in terms of literary pedigree: Sigrid Unset was awarded the Nobel for literature in 1928 (the third of only thirteen woman to win the prize). 454 more words

Reading In Translation

Nobel Prizes and the Importance of Storytelling, Networking and Politics

Dr. Subhash Mukhopadhyay’s 86th birth anniversary is tomorrow. A simple but a great man. Remember the movie, “Ek Doctor Ki Maut”? It’s a sad story: it’s a story of a brilliant mind, Dr. 279 more words


15th January - On This Day In History


1929 Martin Luther King Jr (civil rights leader and Nobel Prize winner)


2008 Brad Renfro (actor)

On This Day:

1971 Aswan Dam (Egypt) opens… 37 more words

On Dreams And Insights

As a kid

I never dreamed

I’d win a Nobel Prize.

Never did I

Imagine it.

Never did I surmise

That I would be

A hero for… 20 more words