Every now and then, a scientist emerges with the gift of making science come gloriously alive. Dr. Oliver Sacks, the famed neurologist who died Aug. 30 at the age of 82, was one of those rare beings.
Scientists at the University of California-Davis’s 10th Transgenic Animal Research Conference, held August 9-13 at Lake Tahoe, expressed deep frustration at the United States regulatory process that is hindering their work.
Letter:The Cornell Alliance for Science had booked the Space @GreenStar Co-op for their September 10, live event, "Ask Me Anything About GMOs." It has now been voluntarily moved to a different venue.
Thinking back, one woman kept coming to my mind – someone who revolutionized genetics & biology, who suffered harsh discrimination during her career, and is the only woman to single-handedly win a Nobel Prize in life science: Barbara McClintock.
My interests revolve around the mechanisms of how light manipulates intricate metabolic processes in plants, such as the biosynthesis of flavor and nutritionally important compounds, and how this knowledge can be leveraged to improve human health and maximize food security around the world.
Bill Nye checked the science and changed his mind, choosing science over ideology. Thank him: #ScienceAlly. BE A SCIENCE ALLY!
Lecture given at Cornell University on October 21, 2014. Presented by William Powell, Co-Director of the American Chestnut Research & Restoration Project.
Journalist, Keith Kloor gives lecture on March 23rd, 2015 on Cornell Campus entitled "How Cultural Brokers Shape the GMO Debate".
In their 2015 Annual Letter, Bill and Melinda Gates make a "Big Bet" for the next 15 years: That thanks to breakthroughs in health, farming, banking, and education, the lives of people in poor countries will improve faster in the next 15 years than in any other time in history