The US just elected 9 new scientists to Congress, including an ocean expert, a nurse, and a biochemist

November 08, 2018

The faces of Capitol Hill are changing. When the 116th Congress heads to Washington in January, there will be a record number of women in the ranks -- at least 123, according to the news website Axios, including the first Muslim women, the first Somali-American, and the first Native American women. There will be more scientists too.