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Scientific Collaborations Are Precarious Territory for Women

Nobel laureates Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier first met at a 2011 conference in Puerto Rico, where both gave talks about a then little-known biological system called CRISPR–Cas9, which bacteria use as an…


Female Indigenous leader takes office in Panama

The first elected female leader of Panama’s Wounaan Indigenous group took office Monday. The inauguration of Aulina Ismare Opua marks a strengthening of women’s positions in the country’s Indigenous communities. Recently, Elena Cruz Guerra…


The Committed Innovator: Women Continue to Change the World

Sometimes heroes go unnoticed. They work hard, focus on their goals, and don’t expect recognition or reverence because they are simply deeply passionate about pursuing their dreams and challenging the status quo. There…