Richard Axel

“Before you know, you must imagine” Curiosity, intellectual intensity and collaboration – these words define Dr. Richard Axel’s distinguished scientific career. His pioneering work on the olfactory system won him and his fellow investigator, Linda Buck, the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine in 2004. This award reflected over a decade of work accomplished in […]

Past & progress & a science-writing retrospective

So it’s been a while. Mental health issues and an intense relationship later, I’m finally feeling sort of stable again, still slightly oscillating but not to any extremes. My psychologist suggested I make a mind-map to develop my study and work goals, and it was immensely helpful. It is just so refreshing feeling interested in […]