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What's the Bogeyman?

Maybe it's Michael Myers. Maybe it's a jumbie. But chances are it's something else. The real question is: Why are we all afraid of it?

October 28, 2016 — Krystal D'Costa

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
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