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
Nobel laureate Robert Shiller discusses stock and bond bubbles and the current market.
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
Nobel laureate tells TIME that the institutions and countries that have enforced cost-cutting on Greece "have criminal responsibility"
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, [...]
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
“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.
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, [...]
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.
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
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...
ANU-based Nobel laureate says world 'struggling to deal with climate issue'.
The famed evolutionary biologist doesn't agree with him, but he despises "academic thought police" attacking Hunt
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
The 87-year-old Nobel Prize laureate James Watson said he had devoted most of his life to finding a cure for cancer.
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.
Maybe it’s his turn to cry now.
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
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.
Tim Hunt's fall followed a speech Tuesday at the World Conference of Science Journalists in South Korea