Thompson G (Ed). Pioneers of Medicine without a Nobel Prize. London: Imperial College Press, 2014. ISBN 978-1-78326-383-7. Hardback. 296 pp USD128 (also available as softcover and eBook). The Nobel Prize was established in 1901 using a bequest from Alfred Nobel and is probably the most highly regarded international award. Nobel prizes are currently awarded annually in several categories, including Physiology or Medicine, and winners are termed Nobel Laureates.1 The Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine is awarded for discovery of major importance in life science or medicine. Discoveries that have changed the scientific paradigm and are of great benefit for mankind are awarded the prize, whereas life time achievements or scientific leadership cannot be considered for the Nobel Prize.1 While many medical researchers have been recognised with the Nobel prize for Physiology or Medicine, many famous medical researchers over the years did not win a Nobel Prize. Pioneers of Medicine without a Nobel ...
For the first time, the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings will be among the exhibitors at the AAAS 2016 Annual Meeting that will take place from 11 to 15 February in Washington, D.C. The Lindau Meetings present themselves as the forum for scientific and intergenerational dialogue among Nobel Laureates and outstanding young scientists. At booth No. 1829 at the exhibit hall, young scientists can receive information on how to participate in the Lindau Meetings. Representatives of universities and other science and research institutions may learn more on the global academic partner network. For potential supporters, there is detailed information on funding opportunities.. Considering this year´s meeting theme Global Science Engagement and the attendance of thousands of leading scientists, science communicators, and policymakers, the AAAS conference is the obvious location for presenting the Lindau Meetings. We bring this form of engagement to life in Lindau by providing a platform of ...
Charlotte Dahlem is one of the young scientists who are invited to participate in the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2021. In the summer of 2020, the pharmacist completed her doctoral thesis in the field of pharmaceutical biology at Saarland University, which has now been awarded with the prize of the Hans-and-Ruth-Giessen-Foundation. Her doctorate is dedicated to the natural substance Thioholgamide A, which could lay the basis for a double strategy against tumour diseases: It inhibits the cell growth of the tumour and additionally ensures that the macrophages, also known as scavenger cells, exhibit tumour cell-fighting activity. This is because macrophages can be influenced by neurotransmitter emitted by the tumour, thus hindering the bodys own immune defence and promoting tumour growth.. The result is a worsening of the prognosis of affected patients. The prize money for the new approach to solving this problem in cancer therapy will be used by the Saarland resident for research stays, ...
Virtanen came to the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings five times (his lectures in German, Lindau mediatheque). In his lecture Opportunities of Nutrition for Mankind and Chemistry, he is optimistic that modern agricultural methods will help to feed the growing world population: If scientific advancements are effectively put into practice, and many further academic efforts are made, the growth of food production will follow the population growth, while the food quality will improve as well. When he gave this lecture in 1961, the Green Revolution was in full swing - higher yields due to fertilization, increased pesticide use and motorization in agriculture. Nowadays, we know the side effects of this development, like soil depletion, monocultures and harmful pesticides, just to name a few. On the other hand, this revolution lead to an unprecedented increase in food production and helped to feed the growing world population. Virtanen was not only interested in the preservation of green fodder. He ...
Congratulations all. The Nobel Prizes in 2019 including the Nobel Prize in Literature 2018 The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019 was awarded jointly to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.. Peace The Nobel Peace Prize 2019 was awarded to Abiy Ahmed Ali for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.. Literature The Nobel Prize in Literature 2019 was awarded to Peter Handke for an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience.. The Nobel Prize in Literature 2018 was awarded to Olga Tokarczuk for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life.…. Chemistry John B. ...
Thousands of people plan scholars selected the Nobel prize in chemistry science and technology - people.com.cn this network reporter interview Nobel chemical award jury member Gustafson Claes? People.com.cn October 5 Stockholm Xinhua (reporter Li Meiyi intern reporter Liu Geliu Jing) local time 5 days at 11:45, in more than 50 media reporters from around the world are looking forward to the next the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, deputy general secretary Hansen, Golan? Nobel prize jury President Sara (Sara S.Linse) and Linse? Nobel prize jury member Orlov Lang? James into quasi Trent Nobel hall, seated. Hansen announced that this year the Nobel prize in chemistry is the protagonist of the worlds smallest machine, and will be awarded to Jean Pierre? Sovic (Jean Pierre Sauvage), J Fraser Stoddart (J.Fraser?? Stoddart), and Bernard? L? (Bernard L.Feringa) with Fehling three scientists, in recognition of outstanding contributions to their design in the molecular machines and the synthesis of ...
The fact that the number of winners is bounded from above isnt justified just by Nobels last will. Regardless of the timing, it has a good independent reason. A rule that forbids or discourages large numbers of winners is needed to preserve the Nobel prizes scarcity. If arbitrarily large groups of winners were possible, the committee would surely be tempted to choose the politically correct solution and give the Nobel prize pretty much to everyone. Such a Nobel prize inflation would make the prize more or less worthless rather quickly. Note that if the prize were divided between members of ATLAS and CMS, each of them would get something like a few dollars. Thats not what a prestigious prize was created for. Thats what they can get from their salary for 30 minutes. And be sure that the fame per person would drop accordingly - pretty much proportionally. Just think what it does to the Peace Nobel Prize when every piece of stinky excrement shaped e.g. as Michael Mann may boast that he has ...
The fact that the number of winners is bounded from above isnt justified just by Nobels last will. Regardless of the timing, it has a good independent reason. A rule that forbids or discourages large numbers of winners is needed to preserve the Nobel prizes scarcity. If arbitrarily large groups of winners were possible, the committee would surely be tempted to choose the politically correct solution and give the Nobel prize pretty much to everyone. Such a Nobel prize inflation would make the prize more or less worthless rather quickly. Note that if the prize were divided between members of ATLAS and CMS, each of them would get something like a few dollars. Thats not what a prestigious prize was created for. Thats what they can get from their salary for 30 minutes. And be sure that the fame per person would drop accordingly - pretty much proportionally. Just think what it does to the Peace Nobel Prize when every piece of stinky excrement shaped e.g. as Michael Mann may boast that he has ...
The Nobel Prize is awarded to individuals whose entire lifes work has culminated into knowledge that can be utilized to benefit humanity. But Nobel Prize winners are not child protégés with special training. Like the rest of us, they ventured into their PhD studies with similar goals and worked hard to obtain their degrees. Scientists today hope to make great contributions to society and but are apprehensive of how their failed experiments will impact their careers. The distinction between Nobel Prize winners and the rest of us in science is that they chose to take on more risky projects that may not always lead to successful results. Dr. Ohsumi, who won the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine this year, took the road less travelled and dedicated his life to an undefined cellular structure with relatively little known function.. Unfortunately, these days, at least in Japan, young scientists want to get a stable job, so they are afraid to take risks, said Yoshiniro Ohsumi. Dr. Ohsumi ...
CHEMISTRY - Wednesday 7 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest. LITERATURE - October 8, 13:00 a.m.. PEACE - Friday 9 October, 11:00 a.m.. ECONOMIC SCIENCES - Monday 12 October, 1:00 p.m. at the earliest. The Nobel Prize is awarded since 1901. the Nobel Prize has been honoring men and women from all corners of the globe for outstanding achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, and for work in peace. In 1895 Alfred Nobel wrote his last will, leaving much of his wealth to the establishment of the Nobel Prize. Nobel is the inventor of dynamite and holder of 355 patents. He was born in 1833 and died 1896.. Holiday Gift Guides and Deals Get your Holiday gifting inspired by Best Toy Gifts with High STEM Value and the Top 10 toy gifts under $10 if you are on budget. The most popular Holiday 2017 toy list include Fingerlings, Crate Creatures and more. Dont miss the new Holiday deals on Amazon Devices, including $29.99 Fire tablet. ...
Heinrich Wieland received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1928. During the selection process in 1927, the Nobel Committee for Chemistry decided that none of the years nominations met the criteria as outlined in the will of Alfred Nobel. According to the Nobel Foundations statutes, the Nobel Prize can in such a case be reserved until the following year, and this statute was then applied. Heinrich Wieland therefore received his Nobel Prize for 1927 one year later, in 1928 ...
The winners of this years Nobel Prize in Chemistry have been announced, and the prize will be shared equally between Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas Steitz, and Ada Yonath for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome. The information encoded in DNA is decoded to produce functional proteins in two stages: transcription (DNA -> RNA) and translation (RNA -> protein). This prize was awarded for the work that described this second stage in atomic detail, and you can read more about it in the scientific background document released with the prize announcement. This prize complements the 2006 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, which was awarded for atomic-resolution work on transcription (although the transcription prize was specifically for work on eukaryotes, and the work recognized by the translation prize was carried out on prokaryotes).. This prize marks the sixth time in eight years that the Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded for biological work, and most of these have been for ...
The Nobel prize in medicine for 2020 has been awarded to Harvey J Alter, Michael Houghton, and Charles M Rice for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus. Announcing the prize in Stockholm on Monday, the Nobel Committee noted that the trios work helped explain a major source of blood-borne hepatitis that couldnt be explained by the hepatitis A and B viruses.. Their work makes possible blood tests and new medicines that have saved millions of lives, the committee said.. This years Nobel prize is awarded to three scientists who have made a decisive contribution to the fight against blood-borne hepatitis, a major global health problem that causes cirrhosis and liver cancer in people around the world, the committee said in a statement.. The 2020 Nobel prize laureates Harvey J Alter, Michael Houghton, and Charles M Rice made seminal discoveries that led to the identification of a novel virus, hepatitis C, it said.. Thanks to their discovery, highly sensitive blood tests for the virus are now ...
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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Swedish: Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin) is awarded annually by the Swedish Karolinska Institute to scientists and doctors in the various fields of physiology or medicine. It is one of the five Nobel Prizes established by the 1895 will of Alfred Nobel (who died in 1896), awarded for outstanding contributions in chemistry, physics, literature, peace, and physiology or medicine.[1] As dictated by Nobels will, the award is administered by the Nobel Foundation and awarded by a committee that consists of five members and an executive secretary elected by the Karolinska Institute.[2][3] While commonly referred to as the Nobel Prize in Medicine, Nobel specifically stated that the prize be awarded for physiology or medicine in his will. Because of this, the prize can be awarded in a broader range of fields.[3] The first Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded in 1901 to Emil Adolf von Behring, of Germany. Each recipient receives a medal, a ...
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The Nobel Prize awarded by the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet is commonly referred to as the Nobel Prize in Medicine. The wording in Alfred Nobels will, however, is Physiology or Medicine. It is important to make this distinction since, in the days of Alfred Nobel, physiology was used to describe what is today a number of biological fields. Interpreting the term physiology or medicine in accordance with the intentions expressed in Alfred Nobels will of 1895, therefore, leaves the Prize-Awarding Institution with considerable freedom to award Prizes in a broad biomedical field as well as in clinical medicine. Although the discussion of what is physiology and what is medicine is likely to continue indefinitely, it is clear that the prize awarder has, on several occasions, applied a broad definition. The prize in 1973 to Karl von Frisch, Konrad Lorenz and Nikolaas Tinbergen for their discoveries concerning organisation and elicitation of individual and social behaviour patterns could ...
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology received a double dose of excitement last month when not one, but two of its members were honored with Nobel Prizes. The good news began with the announcement that Carol Greider, a professor in the department of molecular biology and genetics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, received one-third of the 2009 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine, becoming one of 10 women to have won a Nobel in the category (and one of 40 overall). Just two days later, ASBMB member Thomas Steitz, the Sterling professor of molecular biophysics and biochemistry, a professor of chemistry and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at Yale University, also received a call from Stockholm informing him that he had been awarded one-third of the 2009 Nobel Prize in chemistry.. Greider, who shared the award with her Ph.D. adviser Elizabeth H. Blackburn (currently a professor at the University of California, San Francisco) and Harvard ...
On October 9, the Swedish Academy awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature to Dario Fo, the Italian playwright who is most known for his attacks on the Roman Catholic Church. His most famous work, Mistero Buffo (Comic Mystery), was branded by the Vatican in 1977 as the most blasphemous show in the history of television; it is not surprising, then, that the Vatican expressed astonishment when it learned that Fo had been given the Nobel Prize.. William Donohue released the following statement on Fos selection:. I am well aware of the extent to which literature has become thoroughly politicized and debased in the West. Giving the Nobel Prize in Literature to an anti-Catholic bigot, and to a man who describes his own scatological work as grotesque, settles the issue: the deans of literature enjoy celebrating what the common folk regard as trash.. It is not accurate to maintain, as one Italian critic did, that this prize means that everything changes, even literature changes. No, for that ...
While inhalation anesthesia was invented in the 19th century, well before the first Nobel Prize was awarded in 1901, major improvements to this medical procedure were developed after the turn of the century, when the inventor and namesake of the famous inhalation mask, Friedrich von Esmarch (1823 to 1908), was still alive. Furthermore, several pioneers in the field of local anesthesia lived throughout the age of the Nobel Prize and therefore had the theoretical chance to become a laureate: Carl Koller (1857 to 1944), Maximilian Oberst (1849 to 1925), Paul Reclus (1847 to 1914), Alfred Einhorn (1857 to 1917), Heinrich Braun (1862 to 1934), August Bier (1861 to 1949), and Carl Ludwig Schleich (1859 to 1922). Some of them were actually nominated, even several times, and their nominations were reviewed by the Nobel Prize Committee for physiology or medicine. Why were none of them successful in the end? Did this happen just by chance? The aim of this article is to discuss these questions on the basis ...
It is the time of the year again. The physics, chemistry, and medicine communities anxiously turn their heads to Stockholm. Who will be awarded the Nobel Prize this year thus lining up with the great figures in the history of science? Some scientists - unfortunately, this year it is again only men that were honored - are likely to spend a sleepless night in anticipation of the awaited call from Stockholm, which is not less than the highlight of an often already outstand scientific career. And like in the case of the movie stars and starlets the announcement is followed by the discussions, who earned the award or who possibly should have earned it instead.. In physics there is no question whether this years awardees deserve the honor. The detection of gravitational waves was a once-in-twenty-years event in physics and did not lag much the discovery of the Higgs boson in 2012 (Nobel Prize 2015) in significance. In fact, there are parallels in the Nobel Prizes for Physics of 2015 and 2017 and ...
On October 2nd the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Michael Rosbash, Jeffrey Hall, and Michael Young for their research on circadian rhythms. This years award is especially exciting as Rosbash and Hall share a history of teaching and research in Brandeis biology department in addition to being the first long-term Brandeis faculty to win the Nobel Prize. Rosbash, whose research continues in the labs of the Carl J. Shapiro Science Center, is a current professor at Brandeis while Hall has retired to Maine. Young is currently on the faculty of Rockefeller University.. Rosbash and Hall met at Brandeis in the 1970s striking up a friendship over basketball. This friendship evolved into a working partnership in the biology labs researching circadian rhythms using fruit flies as a model organism. The work that won them the Nobel Prize was the discovery of molecular mechanisms that control the circadian rhythm. The circadian rhythm, colloquially known as the biological clock or body ...
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Monday, October 3, 2005 Two Australian researchers, J. Robin Warren and Barry Marshall, are the 2005 winners of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work in discovering the role of ulcer bacteria in producing digestive ulcers. [1]. They were announced Monday morning in Stockholm, Sweden. Warren and Marshall will equally share a US$1.3 million cash prize award for discovering the bacterium Helicobacter pylori and its role in gastritis and peptic ulcer disease. [2] Dr Marshall cultivated the previously unknown bacterial species H. pylori from a study of biopsies from 100 ulcer patients, firmly establishing that gastric disorders are infectious diseases. Before their discovery, peptic ulcer was attributed to stress and lifestyle. [3] The Nobel Committee has awarded the Nobel Prize in the category Physiology or Medicine since 1901, when Emil Adolf von Behring won for developing a treatment for diphtheria. The announcement begins a week of Nobel announcements. The Physics and ...
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is one of the Nobel Prizes which were created by Alfred Nobel. This award is decided by the Karolinska Institutet, a major medical center in Sweden. The Prize is given every year to a person or persons who have done excellent work in the area of medicine (treating or stopping disease) or physiology (the way the body works).. ...
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is one of the Nobel Prizes which were created by Alfred Nobel. This award is decided by the Karolinska Institutet, a major medical center in Sweden. The Prize is given every year to a person or persons who have done excellent work in the area of medicine (treating or stopping disease) or physiology (the way the body works).. ...
The will of the Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel established the prizes in 1895. The prizes in Chemistry, Literature, Peace, Physics and Physiology or Medicine were first awarded in 1901. Medals made before 1980 were struck in 23 carat gold, and later from 18 carat green gold plated with a 24 carat gold coating. Between 1901 and 2016, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 579 times to 911 people and organisations. With some receiving the Nobel Prize more than once, this makes a total of 23 organisations, and 881 individuals ...
One of the consequences of Einsteins theory of gravity is that when gravitational monsters such as black holes shunt their weight around, they should create ripples in the very fabric of spacetime. These ripples are the gravitational waves researchers at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) had been looking for.. In 2016 they rewarded by a discovery that counts as a major milestone in modern physics. Rainer Weiss received one half of the Nobel Prize for his part in the detection of gravitational waves by LIGO, and Barry Barish and Kip Thorne share the other half. The 2017 Nobel Laureates have, with their enthusiasm and determination, each been invaluable to the success of LIGO. Pioneers Rainer Weiss and Kip S. Thorne, together with Barry C. Barish, the scientist and leader who brought the project to completion, have ensured that more than four decades of effort led to gravitational waves finally being observed, says the Nobel Prize website.. We recently had the ...
The National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists today announced Nobel Prize winner Dr. Mario R. Capecchi as its new Science Director.. Dr. Capecchi, a biophysicist, won the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work in finding ways to manipulate the mammalian genome by inserting new genes into cells. This research led to the breeding of knock-out mice and knock-in mice, animals with a single gene removed or inserted.. Today Dr. Capecchi is a distinguished professor of human genetics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. His research interests include the molecular genetic analysis of early mouse development, neural development in mammals, the production of murine models of human genetic diseases, gene therapy, homologous recombination and programmed genomic rearrangements in mice. Dr. Capecchi has also received many awards and honors including the National Medal of Science (2001), the Lasker Award (2001), and the Wolf Prize in Medicine (2003).. The ...
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The laureates used fruit flies to isolate a gene that controls the normal daily biological rhythm and showed how this gene encoded a protein that accumulates in the cell during the night and degrades during the day.. The clock regulates critical functions such as behaviour, hormone levels, sleep, body temperature and metabolism, the Assembly said on awarding the prize of 9 million Swedish crowns ($1.41 million).. Thomas Perlmann, secretary at the Karolinska Institute Nobel Committee, described Mr Rosbashs reaction when he was first informed of the award: He was silent and then he said you are kidding me.. Medicine is the first of the Nobel Prizes awarded each year.. The prizes for achievements in science, literature and peace were created in accordance with the will of dynamite inventor and businessman Alfred Nobel and have been awarded since 1901.. Nobel medicine laureates have included scientific greats such as Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, and Karl Landsteiner, whose ...
Shortly after President Obama was first elected, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between people. He would find himself in good company, since over 70 Nobel laureates endorsed him for the presidency the year before. However, one of those Nobel Prize winners is now standing against Obama, and its not the first time.. Nobel winner Dr. Ivar Giaever was one of over a hundred co-signers of a message given to the president in 2009, that criticized his stance on climate change. Now hes returned to reiterate his position on Obamas environmental policies. At a recent Nobel laureate meeting, he claimed that Obamas latest statements on the matter were ridiculous and that hes receiving bad advice on global warming. I say this to Obama: Excuse me, Mr. President, but youre wrong. Dead wrong.He further added that Global warming really has become a new religion. Because you cannot discuss it. Its not proper. It is ...
1896 Dec 10, Alfred Nobel (63), Swedish Nobel Prize ceremony on this date, died. By the time of his death Nobel had acquired a massive fortune. In his will, he left instructions that the bulk of his estate should endow the annual Nobel prizes for those who had most contributed to the areas of physics, chemistry, medicine, literature and peace. In 1968, a sixth award for economics was established [see Nov 27, 1895]. The Nobel Peace Prize is therefore awarded on December 10. The first of the Nobel Prizes was presented in 1901 according to instructions in his will. At his death he was one of the richest men in the world, he also felt it would be wrong to leave his fortune to relatives. Inherited wealth is a misfortune which merely serves to dull mans faculties. Nobel wished the Peace Prize to be administered in Norway ...
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is one of the Nobel Prizes which were created by Alfred Nobel. This award is decided by the Karolinska Institutet, a major medical center in Sweden. The Prize is given every year to a person or persons who have done excellent work in the area of medicine (treating or stopping disease) or physiology (the way the body works).. ...
Readers may recall this story: Nobel laureate resigns from American Physical Society to protest the organizations stance on global warming. Hes back. From the Observations, Scientific American Blog Network Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting: From the Big Bang to the Big Controversy (aka Climate Change) Ivar Giaever, who shared the 1973 prize for work on tunneling…
Today I found out Alfred Nobel, who left most of his fortune to start the Nobel Prizes, was once nicknamed The Merchant of Death.. The merchant of death title was given to him due to Nobel inventing, and making most of his vast fortune off of, dynamite and other types of explosives, such as ballistite, which was the precursor to quite a lot of military grade explosive devices.. Nobel came up with the idea of using his money for these annual prizes after his brother, Ludvig, died in 1888 and a French newspaper mistakenly thought it had been Alfred Nobel himself who died. The newspaper published the obituary under the title: The Merchant of Death is Dead, going on to state: Dr. Alfred Nobel, who became rich by finding ways to kill more people faster than ever before, died yesterday.. When Nobel read this, he began thinking of how to improve his public image after his death and decided on leaving his enormous fortune to fund a set of prizes named after himself. The Nobel Prizes were ...
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On November 27 the President of the Republic of Cyprus presented Kyriacos Athanasiou, The Child Family Endowed Chair in Engineering and Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedic Surgery at UC Davis, with the Nemitsas Prize, the highest honor a Cypriot scientist can receive, and one of the most prestigious awards in the European Union. For this reason, it is often called the Nobel Prize of Cyprus. The winner receives a certificate, a solid gold medal, and a monetary award of €50,000.. Founded in 2009, The Takis and Louki Nemitsas Foundation presents an award to a Cypriot who lives in Cyprus or abroad and whose discoveries, inventions or artistic accomplishments offer outstanding benefits to not only Cyprus but the world. Eligible categories include engineering, environmental sciences, seismology, health and medicine, and the arts. The first award was given in 2010.. Dr. Athanasiou received the award to honor his numerous achievements in the field of biomedical ...
Walter Gilbert (born March 21, 1932) is an American biochemist, physicist, molecular biology pioneer, and Nobel laureate. Walter Gilbert was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on March 21, 1932, the son of Emma (Cohen), a child psychologist, and Richard V. Gilbert, an economist. He was educated at the Sidwell Friends School, and attended Harvard University for undergraduate and graduate studies, earning a baccalaureate in chemistry and physics in 1953 and a masters degree in physics in 1954. He studied for his doctorate at the University of Cambridge, where he earned a Ph.D in Physics supervised by the Nobel laureate Abdus Salam in 1957. Gilbert returned to Harvard in 1956 and was appointed assistant professor of physics in 1959. Gilberts wife Celia worked for James Watson, leading Gilbert to become interested in molecular biology. Watson and Gilbert ran their laboratory jointly through most of the 1960s, until Watson left for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. In 1964 he was promoted to associate ...
The Pew Charitable Trusts has announced that Aimee Shen, Ph.D., University of Vermont assistant professor of microbiology and molecular genetics, is among twenty-two of the nations most innovative young researchers to be named a 2012 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. As a Pew Scholar, she joins a prestigious community that includes Nobel Prize winners, MacArthur Fellows, and recipients of the Albert Lasker Medical Research Award.. Shen is among three UVM College of Medicine faculty members to have received this award, including Ralph Budd, M.D., professor of medicine and director of immunobiology, and Sylvie Doublie, Ph.D., professor of microbiology and molecular genetics.. Launched in 1985, the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences identifies and invests in talented researchers in medicine or biomedical sciences. In that time, over 500 Pew Scholars have received more than $130 million in funding. By backing them early in their careers, this program enables our most promising ...
and musical scores that would have remained under private control for decades will become part of the public domain.. To make the case that the 1998 law should be overturned, Lessigs camp scared up the support of 17 prominent economists, including Milton Friedman and four other Nobel Prize winners. The economists make the undeniable point that extending monopoly protection to works already created provides no incentive to create new ones. Dr. Seuss, for example, is not going to write new Cat in the Hat tales simply because the copyright on the old stories has been extended. After all, he has been dead for 11 years. This law gives further protection to people who have already invented something, says Timothy F. Bresnahan, a Stanford economist who signed on to the brief. That gets it exactly backward. What about new work by new artists? The economists say the new law doesnt provide much incentive in this case, either. Bear in mind that most copyright works lose their value quickly; Disney ...
As always, it is with great pleasure to introduce our featured poets. But there is additional honor this time to introduce a fellow theoretical chemist who also shares a passion for poetry. I first learned of Roald Hoffmann when I was an undergraduate at Loyola College (Baltimore, MD) and even more so as a graduate student at Georgetown University (Washington, DC) in the mid seventies. I was fascinated with his application of quantum chemistry to understand chemical reactions. Apparently, so was the rest of the scientific world. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1981). I never thought our paths would cross, but I had recently learned that Roald and I share pages in Thirty Three, the anniversary issue of Negative Capability Press (edited by the Alabama State Poet Laureate Emeritus, Sue Brannon Walker), so I invited him to grace our pages at Silver Blade. Contrary to popular belief, we scientists have creative minds and desires. I learned from reading his biography and interviews that ...
Edmonton) Happy birthday, Dr. Curie. A research paper written by University of Alberta engineering professor Janet Elliott and three of her students has become part of a retrospect marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of Marie Curie-and a moving tribute to the women who have contributed to the scientific journal ever since. The Journal of Physical Chemistry produced the special online edition.. This issue honors [sic] Curie herself and the countless other women who have been contributing to JPC for over 115 years, deputy editor Joan-Emma Shea said, in an e-mail to Elliott. One of your JPC papers is included in this collection, which highlights the work of 66 women who have published in our journal over the past 35 years.. An editorial in the journal explains that Curie, a physicist and chemist who made key discoveries about radioactivity and eventually won two Nobel Prizes, was the first female author in JPC. Countless others have followed.. Curie died when she was 66 years old, so we ...
Ford Wins Royal Society of Chemistry Award. UCSB chemistry professor recognized for his work in understanding the mechanisms of inorganic chemistry. (Santa Barbara, Calif.) - UC Santa Barbaras Peter Ford, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has won the 2015 Royal Society of Chemistry (RCS) Inorganic Mechanisms Award for his fundamental contributions to the mechanisms of inorganic photochemistry, homogeneous catalysis and the bioinorganic chemistry of nitric oxide and related nitrogen oxide species.. RCS award winners are evaluated for the originality and impact of their research as well as the quality of the results shown in publications, patents or even software. An illustrious list of 47 previous RCS award winners have gone on to win Nobel Prizes for their pioneering work.. I am greatly honored to receive the Royal Society of Chemistry Inorganic Mechanisms Award, said Ford, who is the founding director of the multicampus National Science Foundation Center for the ...
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Although most students with Asperger syndrome or high-functioning autism have average mathematical ability and test slightly worse in mathematics than in general intelligence, some are gifted in mathematics[14] and Asperger syndrome has not prevented some adults from major accomplishments (such as winning the Nobel Prize).[15]. The questionnaire was tried on Cambridge University students and a group of sixteen winners of the British Mathematical Olympiad[10] to determine whether there was a link between a talent for mathematical and scientific disciplines and traits associated with the autism spectrum. Mathematics, physical sciences, and engineering students were found to score significantly higher, e.g., 21.8 on average for mathematicians and 21.4 for computer scientists. The average score for the British Mathematical Olympiad winners was 24. Of the students who scored 32 or more on the test, eleven agreed to be interviewed, and seven of these were reported to meet the DSM-IV criteria for ...
Ahmed Zewali, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1999).. Although we live in a world faced with the many immediate problems of hunger, poverty, energy and global warming, we argue that astronomy has long term benefits that are equally as important to a civilized society. Several studies (see below) have told us that investing in science education, research and technology provides a great return - not only economically, but culturally and indirectly for the population in general - and has helped countries to face and overcome crises. The scientific and technological development of a country or region is closely linked to its human development index - a statistic that is a measure of life expectancy, education and income (Truman, 1949).. There are other works that have contributed to answering the question Why is astronomy important? Dr. Robert Aitken, director of Lick Observatory, shows us that even in 1933 there was a need to justify our science, in his paper entitled The Use of Astronomy ...
Executive summary: Radioisotope researcher. Military service: Austro-Hungarian Army (drafted 1915, WWI). Hungarian-Swedish chemist George de Hevesy (sometimes presented as Georg von Hevesy) studied under Ernest Rutherford and Niels Bohr, and in 1943 he won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. He predicted the existence of a chemical element with 72 protons, and working with Dutch physicist Dirk Coster (1889-1950) he discovered this element, hafnium (Hf), in 1923. In the same year he made the first use of isotopes as tracers in studying chemical processes, leading to development of the radioactive tracer technique still widely used in biological and medical research. In 1926 he began using x-ray fluorescence for mineral analyses.. Father: Louis de Hevesy (Court Counsellor ...
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Chronobiology is the study of biological rhythms. It examines the effects of time on biological events and internal biological clocks. Over the past few decades, chronobiology has developed into a multidisciplinary field of interest in general medicine and psychiatry (1). Research on chronobiology is constantly growing and has contributed to the development of an interdisciplinary field of research. The Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2017 was awarded to scientists who investigated molecular mechanisms that control circadian rhythms.. The earths rotation and the daily light-dark or day-night cycle have had long and constant biological impacts on the earths living organisms. Over the long evolutionary process, organisms have developed clock-like structures. These biological clocks help organisms successfully perform their activities over a 24-h cycle. This adaptive ability predicts cyclic changes and allows behavioral and physiological harmonization. These endogenous clocks are useful because they ...
Hi Jay,. Sure, its always possible that these anecdotes are based on an entirely new field of physics, one that will win someone a Nobel Prize. But lets be honest: thats what they say about every pseudoscience. The problem is that *if* these forces existed generally, they would have been detected by people doing experiments for other purposes. (E.g., as I said before, with other liquids at the full moon).. So we have a choice: either there is some different physical law that effects wine in barrels and no other liquids, or people get very superstitious about the full moon. Recall that people have been making false statements about the full moon for a very long time (e.g., that there are more admissions to emergency rooms, etc., which has been proven false in statistical analysis).. Id put it this way: the full moon has a definite effect. Its psychological.. The problem with these repeated observations is that they are like the repeated observations of people who claim to get better from ...
This review focused on emerging literature since the previous statement as well as specific areas highlighted for review. The live attenuated varicella vaccine retains the ability to establish latent infection and to cause HZ that may be clinically indistinguishable from wild-type disease [9]. The virus can be activated later in life, returning as shingles. Pharmaceutical companies that produce the vaccines funded all of the included studies. The shingles vaccine contains small amounts of gelatin and neomycin. Patients who developed zoster could experience postherpetic neuralgia or develop nonpain complications that would require the use of health care resources. We identified 13 studies involving 69,916 participants.. The presence of a minor infection is not a reason to delay immunisation. Weller was awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine in 1954 for his work in isolating VZV, as well as cytomegalovirus and the mumps, rubella, and poliomyelitis viruses, in human tissue ...
Diagnostic cardiac catheterization and coronary angiography are considered the gold standard in the assessment of the anatomy and physiology of the heart and its associated vasculature. In 1929, Forssmann demonstrated the feasibility of cardiac catheterization in humans when he passed a urological catheter from a vein in his arm to his right atrium and documented the catheters position in the heart by x-ray. In the 1940s, Cournand and Richards applied this technique to patients with cardiovascular disease to evaluate cardiac function. These three physicians were awarded the Nobel Prize in 1956. In 1958, Sones inadvertently performed the first selective coronary angiography when a catheter in the left ventricle slipped back across the aortic valve, engaged the right coronary artery, and power-injected 40 mL of contrast down the vessel. The resulting angiogram provided superb anatomic detail of the artery, and the patient suffered no adverse effects. Sones went on to develop selective coronary ...
Diatomaceous Earth (Found in Red Lake Earth Diatomaceous Earth [food grade]). Imagine youre wandering around in search of food, and you come to a tree festooned with avocados, mangoes, fresh beans, chocolate cakes, and hot loaves of cheddar bread. In order to pluck from this tree of wild dreams, you must first cross a field littered with razor blades and broken glass.. Tempted?. Greedy bugs face the same scenario when faced with crossing a barrier of diatomaceous earth.. To the microscopic human eye, Diatomaceous earth (DE), seems quite benign. DE are the fossilized remains of one-celled plants called diatoms. Their original abode were in the oceans and lakes that once covered western sections of the US and other regions of the Earth. The fossils are mined from underwater beds and from ancient dried lake bottoms. Fresh diatoms are essentially. Its initial discovery prompted both a questionable batter and explosive sequestering by the founder of the Nobel Prize. In the mid 1800s, a peasant and ...
The criticism against Monizs intervention and the decision of the Nobel Prize committee increased quickly after 1949. Despite the often-expressed fundamental reservations about psychosurgical interventions, the technical procedure-that is, that the operations were merely performed by eye-was also discredited. A new stereotactic surgery method was presented in Lisbon as early as 1948, which consisted of a target insertion of the instrument into the brain after prior stereometric determination and calculation of the target area. This procedure allowed the targeting of smaller, more determined brain areas and limiting of lesions of neurosurgical interventions.1,26 However, this technique underwent a longer period of improvement and propagation; thus, free leukotomies and lobotomies dominated until at least the mid-1950s. In the early 1960s at the latest, psychosurgery experienced a withdrawal worldwide, mostly as a result of the increasing number of effective psychotropic drugs. Nonetheless, ...
Notice how first he invokes the rare but real phenomenon of spontaneous remission from cancer, claiming that he can somehow access that process. If that were true, hed deserve a frikkin Nobel Prize. Lets just put it this way. Whats more likely? That he can induce spontaneous remission of cancer or that hes full of…well, you know what? It also turns out that hes into a form of quackery with which we are very familiar here on this blog. Yes, he seques right into a discussion of alkalinization and how the cure to acid cancer is to alkalinize. Next up, he talks about oxygenation. In other words, hes talking about ozone therapy, which is one of the purer forms of cancer quackery out there. Next he segues to vitamin C injections, which, as Ive pointed out many times before, represent the proverbial long run for a short slide.. So what is Coldwells recommendation for eliminating cancer fast? First off, he says he would recommend a raw vegan diet. Never mind that there is no evidence ...
Ozone or O3 is a highly charged oxygen molecule with increased oxygenating properties. It has been around for over 150 years used to treat infections. wounds and multiple diseases.. With higher levels of oxygen in the tissue, bacteria and viruses and defective tissue cells are killed. The healthy cells are stimulated and multiply more rapidly.. Ozone therapies are thought to benefit patients by stimulating white blood cell production, killing viruses, improving oxygenation, helping the body to fight infections and cancers, stimulating the bodys metabolism.. In Germany, ozone therapy has been widely used since the late 1950s. It is widely used by doctors and practitioners as a treatment for a wide range of degenerative conditions including cardio-vascular disease, diabetes, liver, and kidney disease. In 1931, the Biochemist Otto Warburg was granted the Nobel Prize for discovering that anaerobic cancer cells die in oxygen. This makes ozone therapy an extremely important modality in the treatment ...
Did you know that the walk from Nose Dive on Main Street to the Champions Club entrance at Fluor Field is only eight-tenths of a mile?. Neither did I, because it feels like twice that when youre wearing heels and have just imbibed a couple of great cocktails.. Hashtag food festival probs.. And really, Friday as a regular euphoria attendee isnt nearly as overwhelming as it likely was for the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) members who started their day with a meat n three at Stax Original at 8:30 a.m. Their tour led them to Duke Sandwich Co. as well, and their fearless leader, Hanna Raskin of the Post & Courier, posted photos from Zorba Lounge at midnight, so its safe to say they hit the iconic local highpoints.. In between all of that, though, there were official and unofficial euphoria events that deserve special mention.. The highlight undoubtedly was Nobel Prize nominee chef José Andrés making two speaking appearances thanks to his Michelin connection, having earned two stars at ...
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The Shaw Prize was established under the auspices of Mr Run Run Shaw in November 2002 to honour individuals, regardless of race, nationality, gender and religious belief, who have recently achieved significant breakthrough in academic and scientific research or applications and whose work has resulted in a positive and profound impact on mankind. The Shaw Prize consists of three annual prizes: Astronomy, Life Science and Medicine, and Mathematical Sciences, each prize bearing a monetary award of one million US dollars. This is the eleventh year that the ...
Cardiac surgeon; scientist and researcher; pedagogue and science organizer; doctor of medicine (1973); professor (1982); academician of RAMS (1994), academician of RAS (2011); Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation (1994); Lenin Prize (1976), State Prize of the USSR (1986), State Prize of the RF (2002) and the Government of the RF Prize (2003) laureate.. In 1994 Lео A. Bockeria was elected the Director of A.N. Bakoulev Scientific Center for Cardiovascular Surgery (SCCVS). In 1998 he became at the same time the Director of the Center for Surgical and Interventional Arrhythmology under the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation (MHС RF).. Since 1994 he has been the Head of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (MHC RF). Since 1995 he has been the Head of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery № 2 (which was founded by him personally) at Moscow Medical Academy (now the First Moscow Medical University) named after I.M. ...
Cardiac surgeon; scientist and researcher; pedagogue and science organizer; doctor of medicine (1973); professor (1982); academician of RAMS (1994), academician of RAS (2011); Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation (1994); Lenin Prize (1976), State Prize of the USSR (1986), State Prize of the RF (2002) and the Government of the RF Prize (2003) laureate.. In 1994 Lео A. Bockeria was elected the Director of A.N. Bakoulev Scientific Center for Cardiovascular Surgery (SCCVS). In 1998 he became at the same time the Director of the Center for Surgical and Interventional Arrhythmology under the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation (MHС RF).. Since 1994 he has been the Head of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (MHC RF). Since 1995 he has been the Head of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery № 2 (which was founded by him personally) at Moscow Medical Academy (now the First Moscow Medical University) named after I.M. ...
The 2018 Kavli Prize laureates in Nanoscience were officially announced the 22nd of May 2018. Quoting the Kavli foundation, The Kavli Prize in Nanoscience is awarded for outstanding achievement in the science and application of the unique physical, chemical and biological properties of atomic, molecular, macromolecular and cellular structures and systems manifested in the nanometer scale.. This year, the prize was awarded for the invention of CRISPR-Cas9, the revolutionary nanotool for editing DNA, shared by Emmanuelle Charpentier of the Max Planck Society, Jennifer A. Doudna of the University of California, Berkeley, and Virginijus Šikšnys of Vilnius University.. ...
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Aaron Ciechanover (miyos wonten ing Haifa wonten ing taun 1947) inggih punika salah satunggaling ilmuwan Israèl. Ciechanover inggih punika profesor wonten ing Pérangan Biokimia lan Direktur Lembaga Penelitian Ilmu Kedhokteran Kulawarga Rappaport wonten ing Technion (Institut Teknologi Israèl) ing Haifa, Israèl. Piyambakipun dados guru besar wonten ing Technion nalika taun 1992, lan minangka profesor kolega ing mrika wiwit taun 1987 dumugi ing taun 1992.[1] Ciechanover nyandhang gelar Ph.D lan dhokter. Piyambakipun sinau kadhokteran wonten ing Fakultas Kedhokteran Universitas Ibrani wonten ing wewengkon Yerusalem, pikantuk gelar dhokter nalika taun 1974. Antawis taun 1974-1977, Ciechanover gadhah tugas wonten ing Angkatan Pertahanan Israèl. Antawis taun 1977-1981, Ciechanover inggih punika minangka salah satunggaling mahasiswa sarjana kaliyan Avram Hershko wonten ing Technion.[2] Ciechanover pikantuk gelar Doctor of Philosophy nalika taun 1981. Antawis taun 1982-1984, Ciechanover minangka ...
The papers detailed below were judged by the editors of Aging Cell to merit the Aging Cell Runner-Up Best Paper Prize 2010. This Prize is awarded by the Anatomical Societys Prizes and Awards Committee, on the recommendation of the Editors-in-Chief of Aging Cell.. The annual prize for the best paper published in the journal Aging Cell in 2010 (Volume 9) has been awarded to Dr. Chen-Yu Liao and co-authors for their paper describing the Genetic variation in the murine lifespan response to dietary restriction: from life extension to life shortening.. PAPER 9(4) 626-635. Resistance to experimental tumorigenesis in cells of a long-lived mammal, the naked mole-rat (Heterocephalus glaber)Sitai Liang, James Mele, Yuehong Wu, Rochelle Buffenstein and Peter J. Hornsby PAPER 9(2) 162-173. SIRT6 protects against pathological damage caused by diet-induced obesityYariv Kanfi, Victoria Peshti, Reuven Gil, Shoshana Naiman, Liat Nahum, Eran Levin, Noga Kronfeld-Schor and Haim Y. Cohen. ...
Professor of Physics at the University La Sapienza in Rome, Fellow of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei in Rome and President of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences) justified the assignment of the Prize for Nanoscience to Sumio Iijima as follows:. for his discovery of carbon nanotubes and in particular the discovery of single walled carbon nanotubes and the study of their properties .. The President of the Balzan Foundation Prize , Ambassador Bruno Bottai motivated the assignment of the Balzan Prize for Humanity, Peace and Brotherhood among people to Karlheinz B hm as follows:. for his life s work serving humanity and peace, for his extraordinary personal commitment, for the successful, outstanding network of activities he has created to support concrete affirmative action in Ethiopia, a country with one of the most ancient cultures in the world, but one of the poorest .. The President of the General Prize Committee, Sergio Romano, added that the awarded subjects, which vary each year, make it ...
The Shaw Prize consists of three annual prizes: Astronomy, Life Science and Medicine, and Mathematical Sciences, each bearing a monetary award of one million US dollars. This will be the tenth year that the Prize has been awarded and the presentation ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, 24 September 2014.. ...
The much awaited Brunel International African Poetry Prize shortlist has been announced. Currently in its fifth year, the prize has grown into a major prize for the continent. The prize received a record of 1,200 entries.
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We will bear witness to the quiet dignity of reformers like Aung Sang Suu Kyi (what about reformers like Zelaya?); to the bravery of Zimbabweans who cast their ballots in the face of beatings (and the bravery of the honduran people?); to the hundreds of thousands who have marched silently through the streets of Iran (what about the thousands who have marched through the streets of Honduras?), …It is telling that the leaders of these governments fear the aspirations of their own people more than the power of any other nation (Is he referring to Pepe Lobo?.. I hope so). And it is the responsibility of all free people and free nations to make clear to these movements that hope and history are on their side ...
Click chemistry has come into its own in a wide range of life science applications and opens up opportunities that lie between chemistry, biology and material science.. Twenty years ago, soon-to-be Nobel laureate Barry Sharpless and co-workers began to promote the idea of designing reactions that would simply click, that is, proceed efficiently and selectively under mild reaction conditions.. Initially, these chemists were mainly thinking of clicking together existing organic molecules to accelerate the discovery of new compounds with useful properties. But since then, our ability to customise and manufacture a wide range of biological entities, from antibodies to cells, has grown immeasurably, and click chemistry has also come into its own in a wide range of life science applications.. What is click chemistry?. Click chemistry is modular, wide in scope, gives very high reaction yields and generates only harmless by-products. Ideally insensitive to water and oxygen, the reaction conditions are ...
Academician Semen Solomonovich Gerstein was born on July 13, 1929 in Harbin (Manchuria). Graduated from the Moscow State University in 1951. After graduating from the Department of Nuclear Physics, Faculty of Physics, Moscow State University has worked as a teacher of physics and mathematics at secondary school in the village Belousovo, Kaluga region. Working in a school, he has passed theoretical minimum to Landau. Since 1955 he has been accepted to Landaus graduate school at the USSR Institute for Physical Problems. After defending his doctoral dissertation in the 1958-1960 Gershtein has worked as a research assistant at the Leningrad Physico -Technical Institute. In 1960 he was transferred to the Laboratory of Theoretical Physics (Dubna ) . Scientific director of Semen Solomonovich was a Nobel laureate in Physics Alexei Abrikosov. In 1963 he defended his doctoral thesis, opponents of which were academicians Sakharov, Pontecorvo, Baldin. In 1964 he was transferred to the Institute of High ...
George Charles de Hevesy (German: Georg Karl von Hevesy; 1 August 1885 - 5 Julie 1966) wis a Hungarian radiochemist an Nobel laureate, recognised in 1943 for his key role in the development o radioactive tracers tae study chemical processes sic as in the metabolism o ainimals. He an aa co-discovered the element hafnium.[1][2][3][4][5][6] ...
With the establishment of the Library in 1926, the first collection acquired was that of the founder, John Gennadius, and his father, George Gennadius. Ten years later the family of Heinrich Schliemann, the excavator of Troy and Mycenae, deposited his personal papers in the Gennadius Library. Originally on loan, the papers were purchased in 1962 thanks to a generous grant from the Eli Lilly Endowment. It was the first serious commitment of the American School towards the creation of an organized archival repository at the Gennadius Library. A short time later in 1963, the papers of the famous orchestra conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos were donated to the Library by his literary heirs. The collections continued to grow in importance. In 1971 poet and Nobel laureate George Seferis stipulated in his will that all his manuscripts and papers should come to the Gennadius Library, a wish which was honored by his widow Maro Seferi. These developments were not accidental and it is only befitting to draw ...
Dr Lars Laamann is a Lecturer in the History of China in the Department of History at SOAS. His research interests include medicine, drugs and healing.. Patrizia Liberati - BA (SOAS), MA (Chinese Central Academy of Drama) - Chinese Central Academy of Drama - is a film specialist and award-winning literary translator, well known for her translations of the novels of Nobel laureate Mo Yan 莫言. Her current research concerns Chinese Film Adaptations and the Body. Prof. CJ Lim 林純正 is Professor of Architecture and Cultural Design, and Vice-Dean of International Development at the Bartlett, UCL. He is also the founding director of Studio 8 Architects, with recent eco-cities planning and architecture commissions from the Chinese and Korean Governments. ...
In 1741, French physician Nicolas Andre was one of the first to discuss muscle imbalance in his writings. He coined the term orthopedia which means straight child and advanced the notion that scoliosis, abnormal curvatures of the spine, was due to muscle imbalance.. - In 1890 French scientist Étienne-Jules Marey made the first recording of a muscles electrical activity, and coined the term electromyography. This would become a common instrument to measure muscle imbalance.. - In 1900, Nobel laureate Sir Charles Scott Sherrington, an English neurophysiologist, proposed his law of reciprocal innervation, which stated that muscle inhibition usually generates tightness in opposite (antagonist) muscles. Despite this notion, most of the therapies associated with muscle imbalance were directed at tight and painful muscles, which, within the tight/weak model of muscle imbalance, were the most symptomatic and easiest to detect. This involved using braces and surgery by many practitioners.. - In ...
In her address Jane Katjavivi, Chairperson of the FNB Foundation quoted the distinguished economist and Nobel Laureate, Dr James Heckman, from the University of Chicago in the USA and said that learning starts at infancy, long before formal education begins, and continues throughout life. Early learning begets future learning and early success breeds future success. She added: At FNB Namibia we believe that all children have the right to grow up in an environment in which they are enabled to reach their full potential in life: the right to be raised in a family and to have access to quality health care, good nutrition, education, opportunities to play, and protection from harm. ...
Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama gestures during his interview with Reuters in Dharamsala in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh December 28, 2005. The Dalai Lama said on Wednesday the most senior Buddhist in Tibet had obviously wanted to please Chinese authorities by praising Tibet for its political stability and prosperity. (Adnan Abidi/Reuters). In an interview with Reuters, the 71-year-old Nobel Laureate painted a very different picture of Tibet saying that torture and human rights abuses were still the norm.. The Dalai Lama, the head of Tibetan Buddhism and its political struggle, said he was saddened by reports monks had been killed and tortured by Chinese authorities for refusing to denounce him as a separator bent on damaging China.. I had stressed if they have to denounce me then please denounce me -- no problem, he said firmly in his palace beneath snow-tipped Himalayan peaks in northern India.. Their safety is more important. Just please denounce me, he said, ...
Some dissidents spoke up in Cuba in opposition to Rep. Mario Diaz-Balarts effort to repeal President Obamas policy that allows Cuban Americans to visit family and send remittances as they wish. They also called for the Nobel Peace Prize to be awarded to the Damas de Blanco, Oscar Elias Biscet, and Oswaldo Paya, something I had missed until I read the blog of Paris-based writer Zoe Valdes, who chided them for seeking a Nobel as if they were asking for little tubes of deodorant from the ration book booth ...
Poet Luisa A. Igloria (Poetry Foundation web page, author webpage ) was recently appointed Poet Laureate of the Commonwealth of Virginia (2020-2022). She is Co-Winner of the 2019 Crab Orchard Open Competition in Poetry for Maps for Migrants and Ghosts (Southern Illinois University Press, September 2020). She is the winner of the 2015 Resurgence Prize (UK), the worlds first major award for ecopoetry, selected by former UK poet laureate Sir Andrew Motion, Alice Oswald, and Jo Shapcott. She is the author of What is Left of Wings, I Ask (2018 Center for the Book Arts Letterpress Chapbook Prize, selected by former US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey); Bright as Mirrors Left in the Grass (Kudzu House Press eChapbook selection for Spring 2015), Ode to the Heart Smaller than a Pencil Eraser (Utah State University Press, 2014 May Swenson Prize), Night Willow (Phoenicia Publishing, 2014), The Saints of Streets (University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2013), Juan Lunas Revolver (2009 Ernest Sandeen ...
Each year, during this event, the Huibregtsen prize is awarded for a research project that is scientifically innovative and could lead to a social application. Jolanda de Vries is the winner of the Huibregtsen prize 2017, for her work on natural dendritic cell vaccines. She receives a prize, consisting of 25,000, a sculpture of The Thinker and she is offered to organize a workshop at the Lorentz Center ...
International royals occasionally attend if one of the laureates is from their country, and two physics laureates with Danish associations that year meant the Danish sovereign couple graced the ceremony with their presence. Such guests are usually seated in the audience, something we last saw when the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg attended in 2011. But in 1975, one year before Queen Silvia and Princess Lilian made their Nobel debuts, I guess there was plenty of room on stage for a fellow Scandinavian monarch. That year was also the 75th anniversary of the Prizes, with a larger ceremony held at a different venue. Let the sideways jewel guessing game commence ...