Two Penn professors win 2023 Nobel Prize in Medicine for mRNA research that led to COVID-19 vaccines

BY: - October 2, 2023

Two professors at the University of Pennsylvania were awarded the 2023 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday, for their research that led to the mRNA vaccines against COVID-19.  Katalin Karikó is an adjunct professor of neurosurgery and Drew Weissman is the Roberts Family Professor of Vaccine Research, both at Penn’s Perelman School of […]

Svante Paabo Wins Nobel Prize For Neanderthal Genome Decoding

Still think everything is awful? Here are three reasons for hope | John L. Micek

BY: - October 4, 2022

The Nobel Prizes awarded this week are a welcome reminder of the transformative power of knowledge.


Nobel winners made possible predictions of global warming and modern weather forecasting | Opinion

BY: - October 14, 2021

Nearly 50 years ago early climate modelers foresaw the overall warming of the Earth’s surface