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By December 31, 1969

Why We Should Be Celebrating Women Scientists for the Superstars They Are

Earlier this month, two prominent scientists were announced as winners for The Nobel Prize. They also happened to be women. Frances Arnold of the U.S. received the award for Chemistry and Donna Strickland of Canada earned her award in Physics.

While the names of the Nobel Prize winners are always eagerly awaited, the announcement of Arnold and Strickland seemed to generate more attention and applause than usual.  But why is this a cause for so much celebration? The answer is because while roughly half the global population is female, the number of female scientists is disproportionately...

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When Personalized Medicine Becomes Personal: Using AI to Fight Migraines

Imagine living with pain every day—when a four or five on a ten-point scale is a good day and eight or nine amounts to about a third of your days. Imagine not being able to do the thing you love – travel - because of noises, lights, smells, weather, and sleeping conditions. No more visits to the beach because of heat and bright sunlight. Cancelled plans, countless visits to doctors and emergency rooms, and trying to exist in a controlled environment of low light and minimal noise.

That’s the life my sister lives – a life trying to cope with chronic migraines. And it breaks my heart.

My...

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Dr. Stephen Hawking – The History of His Time Was Indeed Too Brief 

 

Is it possible to feel a close, personal connection with someone you’ve never actually met? That was certainly the case for me when it comes to Dr. Stephen Hawking. I was deeply saddened when I heard of his passing this week, not only because the world would no longer benefit from his enormous contributions, but because he inspired me to choose my current career path.

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