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Science Says Men And Women Aren't Really 'Wired Differently'

LiveScience | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 12.30.2015 | Women

By: Stephanie Pappas Published: 12/01/2015 on LiveScience There is no such thing as a "male brain" or a "female brain," new research finds. Instead, m...

Mom's Letter To Lands' End Explains The Problem With Gender Stereotyping

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.14.2014 | Parents

In just a few short paragraphs, one mom has summed up the problem with gender stereotyping in kids' products. New Jersey mom Lisa Ryder was flippi...

Extraordinary Women in Science and Medicine: Exhibit at the Grolier Club, NYC

Kate Kelly | Posted 12.21.2013 | New York
Kate Kelly

While efforts are ongoing to bring more female talent into scientific professions, the Grolier Club in Manhattan has made an excellent contribution to inspiring interest by mounting a landmark exhibition that recognizes the achievements of women in science and medicine.

MESA Girls Take Action in the Mobile App White House Challenge

Zuliesuivie Ball | Posted 03.20.2013 | Teen
Zuliesuivie Ball

Whether it be in the engineering and science field or not, I encourage all young ladies to explore different opportunities and professions.

So Many Exoplanets... So Few Women Scientists

Sara Seager | Posted 03.16.2013 | Science
Sara Seager

The paucity of impact-making announcements by female astronomers in general is dreadful. How can it be, that well over a century after the first women received PhDs in astronomy, women have failed to match their male peers in this and other aspects of STEM academia?

Are Women Genetically Happier Than Men?

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 11.07.2012 | Women

Money may not buy you happiness, but according to new research, genetics might be able to … if you’re a woman. A new study has isolated a gene tha...

The Accidental Techie

Emily K. Schwartz | Posted 11.20.2011 | Technology
Emily K. Schwartz

As women, it's critical that we open doors for young girls who do not know they exist. These are not just doors to the unknown, but doors to the "STEM" careers: opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.

Play Gender Bias Bingo!

Joan Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Joan Williams

For over a decade, I have studied thirty years of experimental social psychology studies of gender bias. One message is clear -- gender bias, alas, is alive and well.

Women of Science

Lee Schneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lee Schneider

Intuition is at the core of the risk-taking nature of science. Guys like to call intuition "a hunch." But those making a career of intuition -- placing it center stage -- are more likely to be women.

Big Science in a Small City

Sharon Glassman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Sharon Glassman

Lingo without linguistics can be dangerous, I knew. One of the great things about life out West is that people respect newbies. And they don't begrudge mistakes.

Big Science in a Small City (Part 2): Three Cool Real Life Science Terms

Sharon Glassman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Glassman

As a fan of science, I get goose-bumps chatting hanging out with people who ponder, pursue and decode the world's nano- to exo-.