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10/29/12 Round Up AM Edition

By Jspace Staff on 10/29/2012 at 10:35 AM

Categories: Israel, Round Up

10/29/12 Round Up AM Edition

Twenty rockets from Gaza slam southern Israel. [Algemeiner] South Africa's ruling party endorses anti-Israel boycott. [Times of Israel] The European left and its problem with the Jews. [New York Times] Jerusalem, the city of fun. [Haaretz] "Bieberman" is still up in the polls, just barely beating Labor. [Jewish Press] A French-Jewish Nobel laureate says he doesn't see an anti-Israel bias. [Times of Israel] Are Jews good at sports? A new book says yes. [Tablet] …More

Jewish Biologist Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

By Jspace Staff on 10/10/2012 at 11:04 AM

Categories: Culture, Education

Jewish Biologist Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

A Jewish scientist from New York has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, for his achievements in cell work. Robert J. Lefkowitz, 61, shares the honor with Brian K. Kobilka, a researcher at Stanford University. The prize was awarded to the men for their “groundbreaking discoveries that reveal the inner workings of an important family...of receptors: G-protein–coupled receptors.” Lefkowitz is a physician and biochemist at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute of Duke University. Working with …More

French-Jewish Physicist Wins Nobel Prize

By Jspace Staff on 10/9/2012 at 11:45 AM

Categories: Europe, Science & Technology

French-Jewish Physicist Wins Nobel Prize

A French-Jewish scientist has won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work in quantum systems. Serge Haroche, born in Morocco but living and working in France, called the honor "overwhelming." “I was in the street [when I got the news] and passing a bench so I was able to sit down,” he said at a news conference Tuesday. Haroche, 68, was awarded the honor with David Wineland of the US, for their “groundbreaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum …More