News & Announcements


Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences in the news
February 14, 2018

Three days of talks, poster sessions, and workshops spanning all disciplines of chemistry.

February 8, 2018

Over-the-counter pain medicines such as Ibuprofen may influence how people process information, experience hurt feelings, and react to emotionally evocative images, research has found.

February 7, 2018

Geologist James Kennett and colleagues provide evidence for a massive biomass burning event at the Younger Dryas Boundary

February 4, 2018

Douglas T. Kenrick Ph.D. –

A few years ago, I heard a talk by a young graduate student at Stanford named Heejung Kim. She had just won the ...


Divisional announcements and opportunities

In a new book, sociologist David Pellow explores the interconnected nature of humans, nonhumans and ecosystems

Jamey Marth, Ph.D., professor at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), is the 2017 recipient of the Society for Glycobiology’s Karl Meyer Award.

Biochemist Alison Butler receives the Alfred Bader Award for “elucidating the bioinorganic chemistry of the marine environment.”

What do the smallest particles locked up in protons have to tell us about how the universe began and how it will end? This week, physics Nobel laureate David Gross will present three public lectures at ETH Zurich on the theme “A Century of Quantum Physics – from Nuclear Physics to String Theory and Beyond”.