Countless women scientists have have been shunted to the footnotes, with credit for their work going to male colleagues. This is called the Matilda Effect.
Facing ostracism by literary elites and attacks from pro-slavery mobs, an abolitionist blunted her politics.
It took science centuries to understand malaria. Now we’re waiting to see how the 2019 vaccine pilot works.
In the late 1800s, electric boats were a promising new technology. They are now enjoying a revival.