The award’s nod to three science historians — Simon Schaffer of the University of Cambridge in the U.K., Lorraine Daston of Germany’s Max Planck Institute, and MIT’s Evelyn Fox Keller — was seen by some as overdue. “History of science is a topic that has often been ignored in the past,” one board member said.
Job loss, or just the threat of it, is not good for health. Few would argue, but an unusually large survey puts more meat than usually found on the bones of such stories. Jennifer Huget runs it down in the Wash. Post. Her primary source is from The Americans’ Changing Lives survey of 3,600 adults