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Nobel laureate, DNA fame Venki made president of prestigious UK Royal Society

Indian-origin Chemistry Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (Venki) has been bestowed the highest honour in the UK making him join the ranks of eminent British scientists such as Newton and Rhterford. Venki will succeed Paul Nurse as the Royal Society president from December this year and head the world’s top most science outfit. He was chosen by about 1,200 Royal Society ...

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Lack of Enough Scientists Affects Indian Economy: Nobel Laureaute George Smoot

Despite its rich tradition of producing academics, India at the moment lacks the necessary pool of scientists needed for its future, Nobel laureate George Smoot said. The 2006 winner of the Nobel in Physics has suggested the country spruce up its research institutes to create a research-friendly environment and tackle its brain-drain. “There is not enough for what India needs ...

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