A story of persistence, Barbara McClintock rocked the foundation of genetics with her controversial ideas, forming our understanding of “jumping genes” and the dynamic nature of the genome.
Demoted from her tenure track position in the mid 90s, Katalin Karikó persisted with her research into RNA therapeutics and is now senior vice president of BioNtech.
The world-renowned chemist and his struggle against a system of racial oppression.
The Nobel Laureate whose research was crucial to understanding how the immune system works on the cellular level.
No formal scientific education, a single mother, author of 103 scientific papers, the first person to see a corona virus, June Almeida was a tour de force.
This Pioneers in Science celebrates Marie Daly, the first Black woman in America to receive a Ph.D. in chemistry.
In honour of John B. Goodenough’s 98th birthday, we celebrate his life and career, which were shaped by some of the defining events of the last century.
A century on from his groundbreaking paper on polymerization, Advanced Science News takes a look at the life and work of Nobel Laureate, Hermann Staudinger.
This edition of Pioneers in Science celebrates physicist Wilhelm Röntgen, winner of the 1901 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of “a new kind of ray”.
The stuff of stars: The remarkable contributions of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin