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Which Hunt?

In early June, Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt was asked to speak at a luncheon sponsored by the Korea Federation of Women’s Science and Technology Associations at a science communications meeting in South Korea. What he said there is now Internet history. Show More Summary

Robert Shiller: Beware The New Normal Bubble

Nobel laureate Robert Shiller discusses stock and bond bubbles and the current market.

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz: Greece's creditors have 'criminal responsibility' for chaos

Greece continues to wallow in extreme financial misery after the country's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras decided to let citizens decide the fate of the nation in a bailout referendum on Sunday July 5. Immediately following this announcement...Show More Summary

Joseph Stiglitz to Greece’s Creditors: Abandon Austerity Or Face Global Fallout

Nobel laureate tells TIME that the institutions and countries that have enforced cost-cutting on Greece "have criminal responsibility"

The Nobel Prize Is Bad And We Should Feel Bad

The Nobel Prizes are not the final say in good science, and Nobel laureates are not necessarily the best scientists — much less the wisest human beings. It's easy to forget that. No other prize in science has nearly as high a profile. Nobel laureates are in demand as book authors, [...]

Aung San Suu Kyi meets Xi Jinping

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has visited the country which supported the military junta that kept her, Nobel laureate and darling of the West, under house arrest for over a decade. Suu Kyi's first visit to China, which wrapped up on Sunday, included meetings with Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang. Show More Summary

Official: income inequality has fallen under David Cameron.  

“Inequality has gotten much worse in the United Kingdom,” declared the Nobel laureate Joe Stiglitz said when he was on Andrew Marr’s Start the Week last month (clip below). It’s… Continue reading The post Official: income inequality has fallen under David Cameron.   appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

The Tim Hunt Hubbub

I have watched from the sidelines the recent controversy over the comments made by Nobel Laureate, Tim Hunt. Here is what sparked the controversy: The British scientist told delegates at the World Conference of Science Journalists in South Korea that when women work alongside men in labs, three things happen: “you fall in love with them, [...]

He Named Me Malala (Trailer)

A documentary about Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai. In 2012, then 15-year old Malala was shot at point blank by a Taliban soldier for advocating women and children’s rights. But she survived, and is still fighting.

Mother Teresa's successor Sister Nirmala dies

KOLKATA (Reuters) - Sister Nirmala Joshi, who succeeded Nobel laureate Mother Teresa as the head of her Missionaries of Charity and expanded the movement overseas, died on Tuesday aged 80.After taking over the charity following Mother...Show More Summary

Tibetans pray for Dalai Lama at 80th birthday celebration

last weekNews : The Raw Story

The Dalai Lama marked his official 80th birthday on Sunday, with prayers and celebrations at his hometown in exile but little to show for decades of lobbying seeking greater Tibetan autonomy. The Nobel laureate will be in the United States when he turns 80 on July 6, but Sunday is his official...

Richard Dawkins come to defense of misogynistic Nobel laureate Tim Hunt

The famed evolutionary biologist doesn't agree with him, but he despises "academic thought police" attacking Hunt

National Geographic To Air Documentary ‘He Named Me Malala’ Joining With Fox Searchlight

The National Geographic Channel will air Fox Searchlight Pictures’ and Davis Guggenheim's upcoming feature documentary He Named Me Malala about Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai in 171 countries in 45 languages, joining the global launch for the film. Show More Summary

Cure for Cancer Could Be Available Within Two Years – Nobel Prize Laureate

The 87-year-old Nobel Prize laureate James Watson said he had devoted most of his life to finding a cure for cancer.

Muhammad Yunus to GSP 2015: ‘Every Time I See a Problem, I Create a Business to Solve It’

Visiting Singularity University (SU) for the first time, social entrepreneur and Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus said he wasn’t sure what to expect. But on meeting this year’s Graduate Studies Program... read more The post Muhammad Yunus to GSP 2015: ‘Every Time I See a Problem, I Create a Business to Solve It’ appeared first on Singularity HUB.

Culture’s Not Dead — It’s Alive and Well, No Matter What a Nobel Laureate Argues

We haven’t had a good death-of-the-novel argument in a while, but just when you thought it was safe to venture out onto the Internet again, Nobel laureate and literary curmudgeon Mario Vargas Llosa has gone one better with his new essay collection, Notes on the Death of Culture: Essays on Spectacle and Society. As Salon’s Laura Miller reports … Read More

Your ‘best chance’ of winning a Nobel Prize

Nobel laureate Shinya Yamanaka doesn’t know what young scientists should do to win the prize, but he’s sure it’s important to be innovative and unique.

Nobel laureate sees career collapse after sexist comments

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Tim Hunt's fall followed a speech Tuesday at the World Conference of Science Journalists in South Korea

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