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Rosalind Franklin

The Problem With 'Strong' Women

John Branch | Posted 10.19.2015 | Media
John Branch

Something is askew here: The notion that strength is the main thing we want, or need, or care about. Though the word "strength" can be vague or misleading, it doesn't help to change terms and propose that we want women who are agents rather than mere instruments or objects.

London Aisle View: Kidman and Rylance, Stage Door Neighbors

Steven Suskin | Posted 10.11.2015 | Arts
Steven Suskin

The second-biggest surprise of Anna Ziegler's new play, Photograph 51, is that Ziegler has managed to take this dryly historic tale and turn it into an engrossing scientific whodunit, or rather, who'll-do-it.

First Nighter: Nicole Kidman in "Photograph 51" and Other London Recommendations

David Finkle | Posted 09.26.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

By now it's well known to theatergoers that Nicole Kidman is back on stage and in Anna Ziegler's Photograph 51 after a 17-year lapse. She's returned in a piece noticeably different from her last offering, The Blue Room, where she gained beaucoup publicity for appearing totally undressed.

5 Women Who Should Have Won the Nobel Prize

Anna Leahy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Anna Leahy

It's Nobel Prize season! The three big science categories -- physiology or medicine, physics, and chemistry--were just announced on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Of the eight science winners, how many are women? Zero!

DNA Pioneer Gets Google Doodled

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.25.2013 | Technology

Google is celebrating what would have been biophysicist Rosalind Franklin's 93rd birthday with a Google Doodle. Franklin was a pioneer in DNA and RNA ...

Obsessed: Rosalind Franklin

Theresa Esquerra | Posted 06.27.2012 | Home
Theresa Esquerra

My interest in Rosalind Franklin was not in the biographical details, but the palpable sense of injustice surrounding her story -- the universal desire of being able to obtain credit and recognition for your work without being cheated out of it.