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Keep the Damned Women Out!

A new book reveals the surprising reason all-male colleges went coed in the late '60s and early '70s—and the sometimes vehement resistance they faced 

October 13, 2016 — Nancy Weiss Malkiel
Are the Nobel Prizes Missing Female Scientists?

Are the Nobel Prizes Missing Female Scientists?

The prize is biased toward men of European descent, and European and American researchers in general, a bias that is part of a larger problem of excluding women and minorities for consideration...

October 7, 2016 — Jesse Emspak and LiveScience
Nobel in Chemistry for Molecular Machines

Nobel in Chemistry for Molecular Machines

Jean-Pierre Sauvage, James Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa share the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the design and synthesis of molecular machines.  

October 5, 2016 — Steve Mirsky

Nobel in Physics for Secrets of Exotic Matter

David J. Thouless, F. Duncan Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz split the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter...

October 4, 2016 — Steve Mirsky
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