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    Biologist behind “Mompetition” videos

    There’s a new word going around to describe the rivalry that mothers feel toward one another: “mompetition.” It’s elucidated in a hilarious new series of viral cartoons, in which an uptight mom and a laid-back mom try to one-up each other on the playground. If the charged dialogues bear a resemblance — in tone, if… Read More
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    A Conversation with Nobel Women

    As a science journalist, I’ve had the opportunity to interview several Nobel prize winners. Such high-profile scientists are usually pretty obsessed with their science and more than happy to talk about it all day. But it’s one thing to ask a Nobel winner to explain how her research fits into our greater understanding of life. Read More