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?
Here is a translation of an op-ed from a Chinese blog about Liu’s Nobel that we at FM found interesting. So here goes the news again: Public Enemy Number One in China, Liu Xiao Bo, has been awarded the Nobel Prize! Not sure where that infamous title of Liu came from. But this latest Nobel prize must be giving people in the U.S. quite a laugh. The award of a Nobel to Liu … [Read more...] about Translation: What Travesty does the Award of the Nobel to Liu Xiao Bo Reveal?
Gladly we accept Nobel Prize for Obama. For nothing he did during his nomination. Potentially he holds the key for peace. By not pressing the button to send nuclear missiles to destroy the world, Or not sending the nuclear carrier to enforce his kingdom. Or buying peace with money like no tomorrow. Practically Deng saved a million from starving every year. Not a … [Read more...] about (Letter from TonyP4) Nobel Peace Prize