Science from the Ivory Tower
Nobel laureate William E. Moerner believes scientists should defend science more vigorously. But faced with contentious topics like genetically modified organisms, he wonders who should discuss science with the public.

 

Opportunities for Women
Laureate Ada Yonath was dismissed as a dreamer, until she did pioneering work on the structure of the ribosome. Nature asked her about why so few women win Nobel Prizes.

 

A Challenge for Academia
Laureate Eric Betzig ignored the traditional boundaries of academic disciplines. He attributes his success to a background in industry and discusses the advantages of broad industrial experience for aspiring young scientists.

 

These videos were recorded by Nature Video at the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting and produced with support from Mars, Incorporated. Please note that both Nature and Scientific American are part of Nature Publishing Group.