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Spotlight on Women in Science
Special Report
Special Report

Spotlight on Women in Science

In honor of International Women’s Day, 2018, our latest coverage of women at the forefront of science

Honoring a Pioneering Woman in Physics

Lise Meitner solved the problem of nuclear fission—and although she never got the Nobel, she is the only woman outside of mythology to have an element named after her alone

August 29, 2017 — Scott Bembenek

Talking Science with Mom

A young female scientist looks for advice and inspiration from a scientific role model, who also happens to be her mother

January 8, 2018 — Lily Cohen and Barbara Ehrlich
Spotlight on Women in Science

In honor of International Women’s Day, 2018, our latest coverage of women at the forefront of science

Beyond XX and XY

Biology. Identity. Equality.