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Obituary: Professor Theodore Cohen transformed chemistry department

Pitt chemistry professor Theodore Cohen died Dec. 13, at age 88. He was publishing papers up to age 87. (Photo courtesy of Michele Monaco)

By Hannah Schneider, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018

When Bret Cohen was visiting home from his university studies one day, he asked his father, Theodore Cohen, “What do you do when you feel sad or depressed?” “I think about the way brown rice in a double boiler cooks,” Theodore said. At face value, a strange concept — but it makes sense when ...

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