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...

Someday, you could be an Environmental Scientist

By ILONA BRAY With a PhD in chemistry, Anna turned down high-paying jobs at chemical companies to work as staff scientist at Earthjustice and program director at a sister organization, the Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA). Both groups,...