When biologist and Nobel laureate Tim Hunt made spectacularly sexist remarks in a public forum, Twitter was there. When a scientist for the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission appeared on TV in a shirt adorned […]
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A good profile of a scientist goes beyond the science itself—and that’s why Helen Pearson’s ears perked up when she learned the personal story of Joe Thornton, a University of Oregon evolutionary biologist whose first […]
For years, journalist Lauren Gravitz had planned to write an in-depth feature on Rockefeller University physician-scientist Ralph Steinman, highlighting the dendritic cells that had been his life’s work and his efforts to use those cells […]
On Friday, February 12, 2010, biologist Amy Bishop stood up in a conference room at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and shot six of her colleagues; three died. Nature correspondent Meredith Wadman visited the […]
In an award-winning story, Roberta Kwok recounted the story of an asteroid from the time it was spotted until the meteorites hit Earth. This event represents the first time that astronomers were able to track […]