The Guardian features an interview with computer scientist Wendy Hall, who was recently made a dame in the UK "for her services to science and technology," the article says. The story focuses on Hall's experiences as a woman in science, as well as her outlook for women getting into science today.

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India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.

A new study links more than a hundred genes to autism spectrum disorder, Discover's D-brief blog reports.