A lab with a view


Next year, biochemist Peggy Whitson will go to space for the third time, reinforcing her title as the woman with the most time in space.
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Defying stereotypes: sports writer Jay Jaffe


With the analytical mind of a scientist, Jaffe is part of a new generation of baseball scribes more interested in using objective statistics than hagiographic mythology in their reporting and commentary.

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Defying stereotypes: novelist Stephanie Laurens


Once the head of an oncogene research laboratory, novelist Stephanie Laurens has chartered an unusual career path to become one of the most successful romantic fiction authors today.

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