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The Nobel Prize: Where Are the Women?

Anna Leahy | Posted 09.23.2013 | Science
Anna Leahy

The Nobel Prize is awarded in three science categories: physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine. In 2012 each science prize was shared by a pair of researchers. Among this year's six laureates in these categories is the usual number of women: zero.

Cortisol Switcharoo (Part 3): How the Main Stress Hormone Robs You of Memory and Telomere Length, Possibly Natal Chi

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 11.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

"Cortisol switch" is when you flip from the cortisol love -- which is where cortisol is helping you be productive, helping you focus, helping you feel on top of the world -- to the cortisol hate. You hit the wall.

Tell Us More Telomeres: Anecdotes From A Nobel Prize Winner

| Posted 12.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Thea Singer (Click here for the original article) The little tips of chromosomes get shorter every time a cell divides, and this shortening is ...

What's Your Real (Cellular) Age?

Jay Williams, Ph.D. | Posted 12.04.2011 | Fifty
Jay Williams, Ph.D.

What's my obsession with the New Science of Aging? As a physiologist, science writer, and wellness consultant, my client base is dominated by the 50...

Elizabeth Blackburn, Carol Greider And Jack Szostak: 3 Americans Share 2009 Nobel Medicine Prize

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Three Americans won the Nobel prize in medicine on Monday for discovering how chromosomes protect themselves as cells divide, work th...

Women Make Nobel History

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Madeleine M. Kunin

For the first time ever, three women won top science prizes and we saw the first woman in Nobel history awarded the economics prize. Girls are now just as good at math as the boys.

Nobel Prizes 2009: A Record Year For Women

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

AP -- This year a record five women were honored by the Nobel committees. In total, only 40 women have won the prestigious prizes, including Marie Cur...