Tributes paid to US climate scientist killed on Ethiopia trip
An American researcher killed in a rock attack by protesters in Ethiopia this week was a talented scientist with a bright future, family members and mentors said.
Sharon Gray, 31, was a leader in the study of how climate change affects plants, said Savithramma Dinesh-Kumar, chairman of Ms Gray’s plant biology department at the University of California, Davis.
He said: “She’s really an always-smiling slip of sunshine. She’s a smart, energetic scientist. She had a very bright future ahead of her. And everyone knew she was going to be the star in the plant biology research area.”
Ms Gray, a... read more
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