England’s Sir John Gurdon and Dr. Shinya Yamanaka from Japan share the 2012 Nobel Prize in medicine for work on stem cells, revealing that mature cells can be reverted into primitive cells. Ray Suarez talks to Harvard Stem Cell Institute’s Dr. David Scadden, who explains the implications and applications for stem cell medicine. Continue reading
Norway is the healthiest country in the world to be a mother, according to a new report released by the international non-profit Save the Children. The worst: West Africa’s Niger. Gwen Ifill and Save the Children President Carolyn Miles discuss what countries are best and worst at creating healthy children and mothers. Continue reading
Editor’s Note | Aug. 17, 2011: The middle pie represents the income distribution of Sweden. For more, see ‘Building a Better America–One Wealth Quintile at a Time‘ by Dan Ariely and Michael I. Norton. The correct answer was ‘Freedonia’ (an … Continue reading
“The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest,” the third novel in Stieg Larsson’s bestselling “Millennium” trilogy, hit U.S. bookstores Tuesday. The crime novels, published originally in Sweden, center around investigative journalist Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander, a tattooed and pierced computer hacker with a photographic memory.
On a personal quest to bring his father’s work to a broader audience, Carl Kohler’s son Henry (together with his sister Frida) he approached galleries in hopes that someone would embrace the work, but didn’t have any luck.