Dec. 3, 2013 — The cover story of the December 2013 issue features Hudson Freeze, a winner of the 2013 Golden Goose award for the discovery of Thermus aquaticus. Contributor Thomas E. Schindler offer a heartfelt essay about how his family dealt with a devastating diagnosis for their daughter: stage IV neuroblastoma. (Spoiler alert: His story has a happy ending!) And, just for fun, we collected tweets from biochemistry and molecular biology students about their favorite and zany professors. (Profs, don’t be scared!) Read the December issue.