March for Science: April 22. In the current climate of “alternative facts,” appreciating science is now more important than ever.
Sheena Iyengar’s famous “jam study” found that when we are faced with too many choices, we become paralyzed and are unable to make a decision at all, challenging the social construct that more options are better for the consumer.
Born in Sao Paulo in 1894, Bertha Lutz was a leader in both the Pan American feminist and human rights movements. Though she studied the natural sciences and zoology…
Ida Rolf was a biochemist and the inventor of Structural Integration, a form of soft tissue manipulation that aligns the body with the forces of gravity.
Molecular biologist and University of California, San Francisco professor Elizabeth Blackburn’s groundbreaking study of cell division shed light on the aging process, and earned her a Nobel Prize in 2009.
Neri Oxman argues in her 2015 TED Talk that “the world exists between two design cultures, one that is designed for nature and the other made by her.”
Katherine Johnson’s mathematical genius helped her defy racial and gender barriers and NASA.