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Is it time to abandon the Nobel Prize?

In a recent commentary piece of the De Gruyter’s journal of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine two biochemists, Clare Fiala and Eleftherios P. Diamandis, argue for the discontinuation of the Nobel Prize. 803 more words

Barry Barish

The Jasmine Tree

Grandma lived in a skanky little room overlooking a garden. There was a jasmine tree in the courtyard whose branches made its way through the window sill, filling the room with an effervescent fragrance. 1,690 more words


A 65 años del descubrimiento de la estructura del ADN

El 25 de abril se celebra el Día del ADN, fecha en la cual se conmemora el descubrimiento de esta molécula por parte de los científicos James Watson y Francis Crick, quienes en el año de 1953 elucidaron la estructura de esta grandiosa molécula. 404 more words


Terrific Woman Tuesday: Rosalind Franklin

Do you remember learning about DNA in your science class? Your teacher might’ve explained that James Watson and Francis Crick had uncovered the double helix structure of DNA. 168 more words


Women's History Month: Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958)

Confession: I have a semi-obsession with today’s featured woman.

Rosalind Franklin was born in London in 1920. By the age of 15, she knew she wanted to be a scientist. 524 more words


Rosalind Franklin

this morning (thursday 22nd), 9.00-9.45am, on bbc radio 4
rosalind franklin (1920 – 1958) (in the in our time series) (presented by melvyn bragg)

“With: • Patricia Fara, President of the British Society for the History of Science, • Jim Naismith, Interim lead of the Rosalind Franklin Institute, Director of the Research Complex at Harwell and Professor at the University of Oxford, and • Judith Howard, Professor of Chemistry at Durham University. 125 more words