Koshland Science Museum Celebrates 10th Anniversary
The Koshland Science Museum will celebrate its 10th anniversary on April 24 with the opening of the Idea Lab, where video clips, interactive games, and puzzles help visitors consider how to build disaster-resilient communities. Read More »
Seventh Episode of Cosmos: "The Clean Room"
The seventh episode of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey explores "The Clean Room", airing this Sunday at 9/8c on FOX and National Geographic, Monday 9/8c. This series is a new version of Carl Sagan's groundbreaking 1980 series Cosmos: A Personal Voyage, which is hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. Executive producer Seth MacFarlane first met Tyson through the Science & Entertainment Exchange, the NAS program that connects the entertainment media with scientists. Read More »
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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Bissell discovered that the stuff around cells—molecules called the "extracellular matrix"—can determine whether cells stay healthy or become sick. Mina Bissell is a distinguished scientist in the life sciences division of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2010.
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Andrew Sessler »
December 11, 1928 - April 17, 2014
Douglas Coleman »
October 6, 1931 - April 16, 2014
(Medical Physiology and Metabolism)