Topic: Science

BOSTON — A new organization hopes to provide a framework through which innovators in Armenia — be they scientists, academics or artists — would be supported by their diasporan compatriots to gain access to the highest echelons in[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — Nobel Laureate Prof. Ardem Patapoutian was in Armenia this week, receiving much attention, including an honorary degree and membership in the National Academy of Science. On June 9, the General[...]

WATERTOWN — Scientific and technological prowess do not emerge from nowhere. A small, landlocked country without many natural resources, Armenia benefited from the broader Soviet system prior to its independence but now must work hard to[...]

STOCKHOLM (DW) — David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian have been awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The Nobel Committee’s Thomas Perlmann said Julius and Patapoutian had “unlocked one of the secrets of[...]

YEREVAN/NOVATO, Calif. — Alice Calaprice was born in Berlin in 1941 to a German father and Armenian mother. Her grandfather Artasches Abeghian was one of the brilliant Armenian intellectuals of the first half of the 20th century. He[...]

IRVINE, Calif. — Talking with Sarah Hovsepian can give one whiplash — in the best possible sense of the word. After all, here is a woman whose ideas and scientific learning weave together space design, origami, ants and ventilators.[...]

OSLO —The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the Kavli Prize in Neuroscience for 2020 to two California based scientists, David Julius of the University of California, San Francisco, and Ardem Patapoutian, Scripps[...]

YEREVAN — Prof. Ed van den Heuvel of the Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy in the Netherlands, Professors Alexander Tutukov and Lev Yungelson of the Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences have been honored with[...]

Dr. Ani Aprahamian, director of the Alikhanyan National Science Laboratory in Yerevan, Armenia, and Freimann Professor Experimental Nuclear Physics at the University of Notre Dame, will give a talk titled “Science, Technology, and[...]

YEREVAN — On May 3 Armenia’s President Armen Sarkissian, accompanied by the chairman of Yerevan Physics Institute’s board of trustees, Nerses Yeritsyan, visited Yerevan Physics Institute (YerPhI) headquarters. The president, who[...]