Nobel Prize Losers

Shining a light on the people left out of science history Contact Us Instagram - @nobelprizelosers Twitter - @NobelLosers Email -

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Monday Oct 12, 2020

How many degrees can one man get? This week's subject Ernest Everett Just will leave you wondering just that. Hear about his many degrees, his amazing work in embryology, and the science feud that nearly ended his career.

Monday Sep 28, 2020

This week's episode is on Alice Ball a pharmaceutical chemist who revolutionized leprosy treatment and became both the University of Hawaii's first female and first black professor.

Monday Sep 14, 2020

This week we talk about the amazing Esther Lederberg whose work paved the way for genetic engineering as it exists today. Hear about her standing up to advisors that told her biochemistry was too hard for women and how she went on to be half of a science power team that fundamentally changed our understanding of viruses.

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