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Socio-Economic Gender Gap Is Closing Worldwide, but Far from Eliminated

Socio-Economic Gender Gap Is Closing Worldwide, but Far from Eliminated

The world’s gender gap along economic, political and other social dimensions continues to narrow, according to a new report released by the World Economic Forum, but lack of equality for women remains a major roadblock in most countries, including the U.S.

October 28, 2013 — Rachel Feltman
The Fingerprints the Higgs Leaves Behind

The Fingerprints the Higgs Leaves Behind

Tomorrow, the Nobel prize in physics will most likely be awarded to Peter Higgs and Francois Englert. Along with other researchers, the two physicists are credited with the 1964 introduction of the then-theoretical Higgs field—a fluid that permeates every corner of the universe and gives each particle a distinct mass.

October 7, 2013 — Rachel Feltman

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