The award-winning technology reporter has heard the word “no” a lot in her journalism career. The more times she hears it, the more she digs in.
The observation of gravitational waves earned the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics, and it marked a triumph for scientists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or LIGO. Among them was Lisa Barsotti, a physicist who has dedicated her career to the search for and study of gravitational waves.
Denworth’s hour-long talk took the audience on a journey through the history of the scientific study of friendship, how we’ve come to appreciate its evolutionary and biological importance over time, and how to nurture these valuable relationships in our own lives.
In January, Judy Foreman (‘90) celebrated the launch of her third book, “Exercise is Medicine: How Physical Activity Boosts Health and Slows Aging,” published by Oxford University Press. In the book, Foreman delves into the latest research on evolutionary biology, exercise physiology, and the emerging field of geroscience to unravel exercise’s myriad effects on the brain, muscles, […]
Leys’ reporting at The Des Moines Register has covered a vast range of topics, from in-depth health reports vital to everyday Iowans, to presidential campaign stories that grab national attention. But for most of his reporting career, his primary focus has been mental health.
“There are big problems we need to tackle, like climate change, and we haven’t worked out how much sacrifice we are willing to bear in the present day for the sake of future generations,” Fisher says. Society, in other words, has proven unable to think beyond the short-term to make a better world for tomorrow.