Why Asian and African researchers don’t pursue entrepreneurial dreams

  Earlier this week, at the World Conference of Science Journalists in Seoul, Japanese Nobel laureate Shinya Yamanaka made a rather funny confession: For a while he suffered from a syndrome which he calls PAD. Post America Depression is a condition most good researchers experience when they leave the thriving and competitive world of American […]

Can Philanthropic Money Spur Innovation?

Quite a bit actually, and this is particularly true in biomedicine. We just need to look at the history of philanthropic foundations and their impact on healthcare, beginning from Carnegie to Rockefeller, Howard Hughes to Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the latter having raised it to a scale that even some countries can’t be a […]