Evelyn Fox Keller (1936-2023) Physicist and feminist scholar of science

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Evelyn Fox Keller, scientist, feminist scholar, and author of influential publications on genetics, developmental biology, and scientific language, died on 22 September. She was 87. After training in physics and working in mathematical biology, Evelyn turned her attention to understanding how societal constructs, especially gender, guide science. She brought feminist insights into the history and philosophy of biology and sparked broader interdisciplinary conversations about the role of metaphor and rhetoric in science.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1000
Number of pages1
Issue number6674
StatePublished - Dec 1 2023

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