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Author Duchess Harris talks about the economic and social factors that led African-American women to work as "computers" for NASA.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Oak Ridge National Laboratory has released reports on plans to expand a major scientific research facility -- the Spallation Neutron Source.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

New study based on temperature data from the last 785,000 years reaffirms the current understanding of how greenhouse gases affect climate.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The shutdown of a Canadian nuclear reactor creates a greater than 50 percent chance of a shortage of an important testing marker.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Beginning early Monday morning, Inside Science will have coverage of the Nobel Prize announcements.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Physicists find that when the rate of infection is low, increasing traffic through popular places might be the best strategy.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Iceland's long genealogical records show that you have more in common with your siblings than your parents.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

To find a rumor source, social networks must be complex.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Film-making and science, an artful collaboration.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

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