Louis Pasteur was a scientific giant of the nineteenth century, but, as Joseph Gal asks, was his most famouscontribution to the understanding of chemistry — chirality — influenced more by his artistic talents?
The report from SpotOn, 'What might peer review look like in 2030?' has now been published. This blog contains a section on the history of peer review from Frank Norman. Read the full report from SpotOn 2016 here.
Hunched Over a Microscope, He Sketched the Secrets of How the Brain Works
A man hunched over a microscope in Spain at the turn of the 20th century was making prescient hypotheses about how the brain works. Meet Santiago Ramón y Cajal, an artist, photographer, doctor, bodybuilder, scientist, chess player and publisher.