Remembering Ursula K. Le Guin, an inspiration to scientists

Le Guin was a testament to how fiction reveals truth, empathy, and the beauty of knowledge

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4 incredible fossils found by paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey

Meet the British anthropologist who completely changed our understanding of the hominid ancestral tree

Meet the woman who changed how we treat cancer

Jane Cooke Wright saved millions by making chemotherapy more effective

Meet the physicist who helped discover three fundamental particles

Most scientists spend their careers hoping for a single big discovery. Sau Lan Wu has had three and is still searching for more.

Meet the first black woman to earn a PhD in chemistry

Marie Maynard Daly worked at a time when our understanding of DNA was changing in big ways

Dark Matter makes up a quarter of our universe, but we still have no idea what it is

The discovery of the Higgs boson points us in the right direction, but we’re still feeling our way through the dark.

We can’t see it or feel it, but we know it’s out there. Probably.

Learn how we know about dark matter, the best attempts so far to explain what it is, and the experiments that are trying to detect it.

Scientists are concerned and troubled by the Trump administration

Research could wither if the federal funding it depends on becomes scarce or disappears.

3 incredible stories from the life of nanoscience pioneer Mildred Dresselhaus

The “Queen of Carbon” didn’t earn her title by playing by the rules

Neurons die with grace

Neuroscientist Emily Lowry’s ongoing research on how and why nerve cells die has implications for Alzheimer’s, ALS and beyond.

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