iOS app Android app

Women Science

Female Trainees In The Sciences Report Harassment And Assault

Julienne Rutherford | Posted 09.23.2014 | Science
Julienne Rutherford

Our main findings -- that women trainees were disproportionately targeted for abuse, and that targets generally felt they had few avenues to report or resolve these problems -- suggest that at least some science field sites are neither safe nor inclusive.

Stemming the Leaks and Backflow in the STEM Diversity Pipeline

Andrew G. Campbell | Posted 08.27.2014 | Science
Andrew G. Campbell

Built into this pipeline metaphor is the assumption that the pipeline lays flat and that the momentum of every individual going through is unchanged. The data tell a different story.

Surprising Reason Smart Women Are Shunning STEM Careers

Posted 03.21.2013 | Science

By: Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Contributor Published: 03/21/2013 07:35 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily Having skills suited for a variety of caree...

Five Reasons Women Trail Men In Science

Posted 08.15.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 03/06/2013 01:05 PM EST on LiveScience Though women now receive half the doctorates in ...

The Chick Is a Chemist

Joy Gallagher | Posted 04.17.2012 | Science
Joy Gallagher

"So what do you do?" seems innocent enough, but I've grown to dread this common question. As a 28-year-old woman working on my PhD in chemistry I can almost mouth their response. "Really? You're a chemist?"

These Teen Girls Are Going To Change The World! (WATCH)

Posted 01.12.2012 | Home

Talk about girl power -- three American high school girls made headlines in November when they swept the 2011 international Google Science Fair, earni...

Why Women Are Shunning Science Careers

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

So where are the women in science and engineering and math? The question remains as politically and emotionally charged as it was five years ago, and it's still begging for an answer.