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Nobel Laureate Peter Agre: From Aquaporins to Lutefisk

Nobel Laureate Peter Agre: From Aquaporins to Lutefisk

Peter Agre, 2003 Chemistry Nobel laureate for his work on aquaporins, the proteins that allow water into and out of cells, talks about his research, his upbringing and why he almost ran for the Senate, in a conversation recorded at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany

July 20, 2011 — Steve Mirsky
Nobelist Steitz: Smart Lunches Can Lead to Great Science

Nobelist Steitz: Smart Lunches Can Lead to Great Science

At the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, 2009 chemistry laureate Thomas Steitz recalled the Laboratory of Molecular Biology at Cambridge in the 1960s, and how informal conversations helped nurture great science. Steve Mirsky reports

July 18, 2011
Nobelist Kroto: What's the Evidence for What You Accept?

Nobelist Kroto: What's the Evidence for What You Accept?

At the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany, 1996 laureate Harold Kroto told the assembled students that science as a way of evaluating what is true is, for him, its most important quality. Steve Mirsky reports

June 28, 2011
Nobelist Smithies Shares Thesis on Theses

Nobelist Smithies Shares Thesis on Theses

At the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany, 2007 Nobelist Oliver Smithies told the assembled students about what he learned from his thesis project, which was never once cited. Steve Mirsky reports

June 27, 2011
Chemistry

The Antidote to Anti-Intellectualism