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Bias in Hiring Female STEM Faculty

By | April 14, 2015

Women applying to faculty openings in science or engineering have a two-fold better chance of getting the job than men, according to a hiring simulation.


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The Genetics of Menarche

By | July 24, 2014

Hundreds of loci in the genome are associated with the age at which a girl starts menstruating.


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Genetic Test Could Replace Pap Smear

By | April 25, 2014

The US Food and Drug Administration approves a cervical test for human papillomavirus to be used as a primary cancer screening tool.


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Ada Lovelace Day

By | October 15, 2013

Scientists around the world celebrate the computing pioneer by focusing on women in STEM.


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On Women Studying STEM

By | October 4, 2013

Eileen Pollack combines personal experience and data in an essay about being a woman in science.

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Opinion: The Successes of Women in STEM

By | January 23, 2013

Women have come a long way, but roadblocks remain

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Coming to Terms

By | November 1, 2012

New noninvasive methods of selecting the most viable embryo could revolutionize in vitro fertilization.


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Publishing’s Gender Gap

By | October 23, 2012

Female scholars are gaining ground in publishing, but cluster in sub-disciplines and tend not to be listed as first or last authors.


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Biologist Ruffles Feathers on Facebook

By | October 19, 2012

The blogosphere voices widespread condemnation for a sexist comment made by a researcher attending this week’s annual Society for Neuroscience conference.


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Female Frontrunners

By | February 1, 2012

How to successfully surmount the challenges women face in becoming biotech industry leaders


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