Five Weird Science Facts for Blowing People’s Minds at Cocktail Parties

Not all of the best science stories are actually stories; sometimes, the most interesting, mind-bending science comes in the form of short facts. My professors would always frame these facts as cool tidbits to bust during cocktail parties to wow and amuse the other guests, which shows both how nerdy they were (not a negative judgment, by the way) and how sweet they were in thinking that most of us were classy and together enough to throw and attend cocktail parties. So here are some fun facts for your next classy, drunken affair Read More Five Weird Science Facts for Blowing People’s Minds at Cocktail Parties

Women in Science: Nobel Prizes, Part III

We’re down to the final stretch of women who have won Nobel Prizes in science. These five women are the most recent Laureates in Physiology or Medicine and have made astounding contributions to our knowledge of embryonic development, our sense of smell, HIV, and chromosome replication. Read More Women in Science: Nobel Prizes, Part III

Women in Science: Nobel Prizes, Part II

Two weeks ago we learned about the five extraordinary women who have won Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry. There are no fewer than ten women who have been awarded for their contributions in Physiology or Medicine, so this week we’ll take a look at the first five.  Read More Women in Science: Nobel Prizes, Part II