A couple of weeks ago, Tu Youyou became the first Chinese national to win the Nobel Prize in Medicine "for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria." (Tu had already won the Lasker Award a few years ago for the same work, and had described her work this way.) There were cheers and hopes that with the prize, more people would become aware of Traditional … [Read more...] about Turning a Nobel Prize to a Chinese for Artemisinin Into a Eulogy for Traditional Chinese Medicine?
(Tudou.com version) This video is mind-numbingly beautiful, inspiring, and powerful. In the last 24 hours, I have been watching it for a least a dozen times (with the music blasting in my ears on my headphone), and trying to figure out what is in it that has completely mesmerized me. … [Read more...] about 康美之恋 (Kang Mei Zhi Lian) by 谭晶 (Tan Jing): Traditional Chinese medicine made really cool