Who am I? (November/December 2015)

By EVANGELINE COMEAU-KIRSCHNER, age 10 PHOTO: Cancillería del Ecuador/Flickr I was born to coffee bean farmers on January 9, 1959, in the small town of Laj Chimel, located in the Quiché province of Guatemala. I became prominent in the Guatemalan women’s rights...

Nobel Prize in Medicine

By LILY KUZMINSKI, age 11 PHOTO: Harvard University On October 5, a Chinese scientist named Tu Youyou was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for her development of a drug that fights off malaria, a deadly parasite carried by mosquitoes. Professor Tu is the first...