The Sciences

Amy Bishop's husband, creepy dude

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanFeb 24, 2010 8:56 AM


Sign up for our email newsletter for the latest science news

Papers Link Husband of Professor to '93 Threat:

The husband of the neuroscientist accused of killing three colleagues at the University of Alabama in Huntsville told a witness he wanted to harm a Harvard professor who was later mailed a pipe bomb in 1993, according to newly released federal documents. James Anderson Jr., the husband of Amy Bishop, wanted to "shoot," "stab" or "strangle" the professor, Paul Rosenberg, according to documents released Tuesday by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Dr. Bishop had worked for Dr. Rosenberg in the neurobiology lab of Children's Hospital in Boston, but resigned because Dr. Rosenberg felt that she "could not meet the standards required for the work," according to the documents, first reported by The Boston Globe. Dr. Bishop was "reportedly upset" and "on the verge of a nervous breakdown," according to the documents, which cited interviews with witnesses.

1 free article left
Want More? Get unlimited access for as low as $1.99/month
Already a subscriber? Log In or Register
1 free articleSubscribe
Want unlimited access?

Subscribe today and save 70%


Already a subscriber? Log In or Register
More From Discover
Recommendations From Our Store
Shop Now
Stay Curious
Our List

Sign up for our weekly science updates.

To The Magazine

Save up to 70% off the cover price when you subscribe to Discover magazine.

Copyright © 2021 Kalmbach Media Co.