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Microsoft’s purchase of GitHub leaves some scientists uneasy

22 June 2018

Andrew Silver

They fear the online platform will become less open, but other researchers say the buyout could make GitHub more useful.

Girls will be girls? Gender stereotyping among six-year olds sparks debate

5 January 2018

Gemma Conroy

A study revealing that girls are more likely to link brilliance with boys than with their own gender made headlines on the web.

This midwestern US state has great chemistry

24 November 2017

Cassandra Willyard

Key investments in people and infrastructure have turned Illinois into a state of substance.