New L'Oreal Fellows

L'Oreal has announced the 2013 winners of its annual Fellowships For Women in Science, which recognizes US women who are at the start of their science careers. Among this year's fellows are Harvard University's Arpita Bose, Luisa Whittaker-Brooks at Princeton University, Anisa Salim Ismail also at Princeton, the National Institute of Health's Robin Evans Stanley, and Harvard's Mary Caswell Stoddard.

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