October marks National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among women. For 2016, it is estimated that 246,660 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and 40,450 will die from the disease according to the American Cancer Society.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 Tuesday morning — one half to David J. Thouless, the other half jointly to F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter. Florida State University Professor Laura H. Greene is available […]