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Photography, ornithology and computer modeling are all fields that Martin Karplus, 2013 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, excels in. In this interview he talks about how these passions are connected, and why it is important to trust your intuition in scientific problem solving - a lesson he learned from another Nobel Laureate, Linus Pauling.

Direct download: 4._Martin_Karplus._Chemistry_2013.mp3
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Passion is essential to Randy Schekman, 2013 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine. Here he lays out his thoughts on why scientific publications should be available to everyone for free, an open access view that has recently caused quite a stir. He also explains why he always tries to avoid competition!

Direct download: 3._Randy_Schekman._Physiology_or_Medicine_2013.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:01pm EDT

Canadian writer Alice Munro, 2013 Nobel Laureate in Literature, has been lauded as a 'master of the contemporary short story'. Meet her in a conversation about happiness and melancholy, the intense relationship she has with her stories, and how writing and life are intertwined.

Direct download: 2._Alice_Munro._Literature_2013.mp3
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For James Rothman, 2013 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, science is a very emotional and social thing. Hear him talk about the importance of public funding for basic research, why you shouldn’t worry too much on having a career and where he does his best thinking.

Direct download: 1._James_Rothman._Physiology_or_Medicine_2013.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

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