Nobel Prize for Chemistry: Forging New Ways to Look at Life is Not Always Easy

The vindication of the work of Israeli scientist Daniel Shechtman, who was awarded this year's Nobel Prize for chemistry, points up the fact that genius is not always met with understanding and maintaining one's personal integrity is often not "comfortable."Reuters reports:  " An Israeli scientist who suffered years of ridicule and even lost a research post for claiming to have found an entirely new class of solid material was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry on Wednesday for his d … [Read more...]


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