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Lifestyle 14 Oct 2016 | 6:02 AM

These 3 women scientists have really made a difference in science

Our homegrown women scientists are working on life-changing solutions to help communities across the world.

World 26 Sep 2016 | 5:56 PM

Crickets, birds, weather data combine to guide African farmers

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It was in Mbeere, in rural Kenya, where Muthoni Masinde began to pick up on nature's way of signposting shifting weather patterns, as she helped her mother farm their land.

People 15 Jan 2016 | 7:00 AM

Mauritius’ first woman president shatters the glass ceiling

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim is a scientist who believes in charting her own life course. Now as the first female president of Mauritius she is also changing lives.

Environment 22 Nov 2015 | 1:04 PM

‘Resurrection plants’ offer hope as climate turns hostile

JOHANNESBURG: As the race to adapt to climate change quickens, a South African scientist is leading global research into developing crops that mimic the extraordinary survival skills of “resurrection plants”.

Technology 06 Nov 2015 | 1:43 PM

Tech companies back affirmative action before US Supreme Court

Three major companies, citing the under-representation of minorities in science and technology fields, are urging the US Supreme Court to uphold affirmative action in university admissions in a closely watched case to be argued next month.

People 18 Oct 2015 | 6:32 AM

These women scientists should be your new role models

A woman could very well be Malaysia’s first Nobel prize winner in science.

World 11 Jun 2015 | 4:05 PM

British Nobel laureate quits job after "trouble with girls" remark

LONDON (Reuters) - A British Nobel laureate has resigned as a professor at a London university after saying women scientists should work in segregated laboratories.

Lifestyle 18 Mar 2015 | 5:05 PM

'Insurgent' stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James on new film

The actors of ‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent’ claim that their characters go on a journey of self-discovery this time around.

Lifestyle 18 Mar 2015 | 9:05 AM

'Insurgent' stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James on new film

The actors of ‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent’ claim that their characters go on a journey of self-discovery this time around.

Education 14 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Prized for their passion

Their interest and enthusiasm for the sciences has driven these women to pursue careers in fields usually dominated by men, and their successes have not gone unnoticed.