An interview with Brenda Milner, who studied one of the most famous patients in the history of psychology. Her findings shaped everything we now know about the way we remember.
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Irene Greif talks to The Atlantic about her life and legacy.
A Harvard economist makes the case that greater autonomy and work flexibility would bring us closer to equal pay
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The woman who developed the algorithm behind the Spanning Tree Protocol reflects on her illustrious career in math, computer science, and networking.
How U.S. attitudes on LGBTQ issues have shifted during the last decade
The two-time Academy Award winner has spent the last few months tirelessly (and charmingly) reminding the media how Hollywood shuts women out of leading roles.
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Writer and advocate Janet Mock on the importance of showing transgender lives in the daylight, and avoiding a focus on the "before and after"
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A remarkably frank examination of LGBT issues during the transformative decade between Stonewall and AIDS.
One writer argues that we should combat the culture of long hours and intensive parenting by just doing less. Can it work?
Researchers say NBC spent proportionally more time showing female athletes at Sochi than at previous Games.
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