Ignacio Tinoco, Jr., former affiliate in Molecular Biophysics & Integrated Bioimaging and professor emeritus of chemistry at UC Berkeley, died on Nov. 15 at the age of 85. A pioneer in many fields, Tinoco is most well-known for his study of RNA folding over his 60-year career. “The echoes of his discoveries are everywhere in modern biochemistry and biology. He trained generations of RNA scientists, imbuing us with his humility, rigor, and wry sense of humor,” said his former student Jody Puglisi, professor and chair of the Department of Structural Biology at Stanford University. Read more at C&EN.