Our “Fascination of Science” series culminates with a powerful conversation with Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, who earned a Nobel Prize for her role in the discovery of HIV.
Herlinde Koelbl | Aug 21
“You need sheer persistence and the ability to remember your ultimate goal of why you do what you do.”
Herlinde Koelbl | Aug 14
The leading geneticist talks about his Nobel Prize-winning discovery, the importance of failure, and a shocking personal revelation about his family history.
Herlinde Koelbl | Aug 7
The pioneer of directed evolution reflects on her seminal work, being a woman in science, and her resilience in the face of personal tragedy.
Herlinde Koelbl | Aug 1
The science of viruses, born out of the 20th century's deadliest pandemic, launched medical thinking in a dramatically new direction, saving countless lives in the decades to come.
Richard Conniff | Jul 6
Attempts to scientifically “rationalize” policy, based on the belief that science is purified of politics, may be damaging democracy.
Taylor Dotson | Sep 29, 2021
Let's give liars the obscurity they deserve.
Lee McIntyre | Jan 26, 2021
When space entered the realm of scientific inquiry, many wondered if the eternal mystique of the Moon could survive the onslaught of cold, hard science.
Alice Gorman | Sep 29, 2020
It is only in the last couple of centuries that we have begun to grasp that our existence might one day cease to exist forever.
Thomas Moynihan | Sep 23, 2020
The system of scientific communication appears to be more fragile than was once believed.
Gareth and Rhodri Leng | Sep 15, 2020