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Stories by Sally Lehrman

He'll Pay for That

The modern world exists because of science, so Kavli hopes his funding of astrophysics, brain research and nanoscience will pave the way to the future

November 22, 2013 — Sally Lehrman

From Race to DNA

Thinking about patients as ongoing products of evolution

January 17, 2008 — Sally Lehrman

Going beyond X and Y

Babies born with mixed sex organs often get immediate surgery. New genetic studies, Eric Vilain says, should force a rethinking about sex assignment and gender identity.

May 20, 2007 — Sally Lehrman

Dialing In

Mobile phones target the world's nonreading poor

April 15, 2007 — Sally Lehrman

The Implicit Prejudice

Mahzarin Banaji can show how we connect "good" and "bad" with biased attitudes we hold, even if we say we don't. Especially when we say we don't

May 22, 2006 — Sally Lehrman

A Proposition for Stem Cells

Last fall Robert Klein got Californians to vote for embryonic stem cell work. That was a piece of cake compared with getting the resulting research agency off the ground

August 22, 2005 — Sally Lehrman

Performance without Anxiety

Fear of reinforcing negative stereotypes, Claude Steele finds, hampers the ability to succeed. The idea is now central in affirmative action and job discrimination fights

January 24, 2005 — Sally Lehrman

Terms of Engagement

Irving Weissman directs a new institute dedicated to the cloning of human embryonic stem cells. Just don't call it cloning

June 9, 2003 — Sally Lehrman
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