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Neuroscientist Who Doggedly Pursued Genetic Hunch Wins Pearl Meister Greengard Prize


A professor at Baylor College of Medicine (B.C.M.) has received the Pearl Meister Greengard Prize for her pioneering work as a neuroscientist. The prestigious $100,000 prize is awarded annually to a distinguished woman in biomedical research. Huda Zoghbi discovered the genes for spinocerebellar ataxias (SCAs) type 1 in 1993, atonal homolog1 in 1996, and for [...]

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Scientific American Snags “Science in Society” Essay Award

We are thrilled to pass along the news that Scientific American has won this year’s prestigious Science in Society award, given by the National Association of Science Writers, for the essay Ban Chimp Testing that appeared online and in our October 2011 issue. The article made the argument that medical testing caused such psychological harm [...]

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