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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Sexism in science

    Sexism in science
    Regarding commentator Jonathan David Farley's recent opinion piece "Tim Hunt's Witch Hunt" (June 23), Mr. Hunt is a Nobel Prize winner in physiology who recently gave a talk at the World Conference of Science Journalists in South Korea. At that...
  • United Nations charter, signed in San Francisco, turns 70

    Hundreds of people packed the rotunda of San Francisco City Hall to mark the 70th birthday of the signing of the United Nations charter. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, who traveled to San Francisco to mark the anniversary, called the two-month...
  • Atomic Energy Agency has it right on Iran, but nobody is listening

    Atomic Energy Agency has it right on Iran, but nobody is listening
    The growing global opposition to Iran’s continued history of stonewalling inspections of its nuclear sites is long overdue. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has been complaining about this intransigence for years, but few seem to have...
  • Myanmar's parliament blocks changes to constitution

    Myanmar's parliament voted against several constitutional amendments Thursday, ensuring that the military's veto power remains intact and that opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi cannot become president in an election this year. The legislature ended a 3-...
  • Scott abandons those in greatest need: My Word

    Scott abandons those in greatest need: My Word
    For 28 years, I've devoted my career to working in nonprofit health care in Central Florida. First, with children as young as 4 who had been sexually abused; then with teens discarded into state custody; and later still with children of all ages grappling...
  • Jimmy Carter hopes the play 'Camp David' comes to Broadway

    Jimmy Carter has been a governor, the nation's commander in chief and a Nobel Prize winner. One thing he still would like to see is himself on a Broadway stage. The 39th president is hoping Lawrence Wright's play "Camp David" can find a Broadway...
  • It's Good To See History Making Headlines

    You wouldn't ordinarily think there's a connection between the abolition of slavery and the beginnings of powered aviation, but news stories over the past year suggest a parallel. The link has nothing to do with actual occurrences and everything to do...
  • Capitol Hill Buzz: Meryl Streep asks Congress to revive ERA

    No actor or actress can match Meryl Streep's 19 Academy Award nominations, and only Katharine Hepburn has bested her three Oscars for acting. So maybe it's conceivable that Streep's letter Tuesday to each member of Congress can somehow revive the Equal...
  • Educator to share story of family's escape from Nazi Germany

    Burbank educator and poet David Meyerhof will tell the story of his family's escape from Nazi Germany to survive the Holocaust during a presentation at a local temple on Sunday. Varian Fry — known as “the American Schindler” for helping...
  • County preps for the opening of Route 29 [History Matters]

    June 1970 Route 29 almost here "William Jabine of the State Roads Commission said this week that route 29 will be operating as a completed dual lane highway facility by early 1971. "Three sections are currently under construction. The northernmost...
  • Tim Hunt's Witch Hunt

    Tim Hunt's Witch Hunt
    Nobel Prizewinning scientist Tim Hunt joked that men and women in the same lab tend to fall in love, and that tends to get in the way of their work. He also said that when female lab workers get criticized, they tend to cry. As a result of this...