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New Book Traces Humankind’s 14-Billion-Year Journey

Sydney Brenner’s 10-on-10: The Chronicles of Evolution adopts a unique perspective, tracing the evolution of life through ten logarithmic scales of time.

Discoverer Of GFP Osamu Shimomura Dies At 90 (In Memoriam)

Professor Osamu Shimomura’s discovery of green fluorescent protein in 1962 continues to shed light on the biomolecular pathways of biology.

Tasuku Honjo Wins 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Professor Tasuku Honjo was recognized for his discovery of PD-1, which paved the way for modern cancer immunotherapy.

Fiber Optics Pioneer Charles Kao Dies At 84 (In Memoriam)

Professor Charles Kao pioneered the development of optic fiber technology for which he was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics.

5 Times The Circadian Clock Ruled The Day

By now you must have heard that research on the circadian clock has won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017; but did you know that it also affects female fertility, among other things?

Two Asian Scientists Forecast To Receive 2017 Nobel Prize

Professors Tsutomu Miyasaka and Park Nam-Gyu have been named likely contenders for the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry by Clarivate Analytics.

Yoshinori Ohsumi To Receive Japan’s Order Of Culture

Professor Yoshinori Ohsumi is the 385th person to be awarded the Order of Culture, Japan's highest cultural honor.

Values For Revolutionary Times

When young scientists find themselves at a historical crossroads, strong values should be their guide, says Dr Jürgen Kluge, Chairman of the Lindau Foundation Board.

The Tale Of A Simple But Superlative Material

For 2010 Nobel Laureate Sir Andre Geim, the road to the discovery of graphene was just one of many interesting paths he pursued over the course of his career.