The Next Curie

The most inspirational female scientist is Marie Curie, according to a poll conducted by the New Scientist and L'Oréal. Curie received a quarter of the votes, coming in ahead of Rosalind Franklin who received 14.2 percent of the votes.

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Genetic ancestry testing led one woman to learn that her father and another baby boy had been switched at birth, the Washington Post reports.

Simple de-identification methods can protect information in a database from attackers, a new study suggests.

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