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Banquet speech

Barbara McClintock’s speech at the Nobel Banquet, December 10, 1983 Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Ladies and Gentlemen I am delighted to be here, and charmed by the warmth of the Swedish people. And I wish to thank them for their many courtesies. I understand I am here this evening because the maize plant, with…

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Biographical

In the fall of 1921 I attended the only course in genetics open to undergraduate students at Cornell University. It was conducted by C. B. Hutchison, then a professor in the Department of Plant Breeding, College of Agriculture, who soon left Cornell to become Chancellor of the University of California at Davis, California. Relatively few…

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Article

In Memoriam – Barbara McClintock by Howard Green To paraphrase George Orwell, every person is unique, but some are more unique than others. There has never been anyone like Barbara McClintock in this world, nor ever will be. She was not simply a representative of a type. Some have considered her as an eccentric, others…

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Interview

Interview with George P. Smith on 6 December 2018 during the Nobel Week in Stockholm, Sweden. I’m George Smith and I’m one of the recipients of the Chemistry Prize in 2018. Where do you get your passion for science? George P. Smith: Originally I would say that I had a passion for nature, especially animals.…

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Monthly July 2020 The right answer is the . They were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2001 “for their work for a better organized and more peaceful world.” was awarded in 2013 “for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons.” was awarded in 2007 “for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about…

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