Articles by

Grace Huckins

Richard Lewontin's Legacy of Fighting Racism in Science

The late evolutionary biologist made a reputation—and enemies—by speaking out against the idea that genes are destiny....

Without Code for DeepMind’s Protein AI, One Lab Wrote Its Own

The Google subsidiary solved a fundamental problem in biology but didn’t promptly share its solution. So a...

Dogs, Unlike Wolves, Are Born to Communicate With People

Wolf puppies can’t understand human gestures as well as their dog cousins. The difference could help explain...

A New Way to Understand the Brain's Intricate Rhythm

Researchers have found evidence in humans that individual neurons time their firing to a deeper beat. But...

As More Women Enter Science, It’s Time to Redefine Mentorship

In STEM fields, female students often can’t find an adviser who looks like them. It’s important to...