by John Borghi Here is an unfortunately common situation: When searching for a particular scientific article, you quickly find its title and abstract in an academic citation index such as PubMed or Web of Science. However, when you click a link for the full text, a bolded notice politely informs you that you’ll need to […]
This entry is mirrored from the new site, MySciCareer. by Lou Woodley Today, my friend Eva Amsen and I launched a project we’ve been working on in our spare time: MySciCareer. MySciCareer is a new site that collects first person stories about science careers. What’s MySciCareer for? There have been numerous conversations in recent years about how what is […]
By Daniel Gareau There is a growing movement to teach creationism in parallel with evolution in K-12 science classrooms. In Kentucky, “change over time” replaced “evolution,” opening the door for creation as a viable alternative. Commonly known as “teach the controversy,” this movement is obviously problematic as it threatens the integrity of the scientific process. To […]
written by Danielle Sonnenberg Bodies sell products. Open any magazine in America and you will see parts of bodies used to sell everything from shoes to Coca-Cola. An advertisement for Tom Ford perfume shows a bottle of perfume between a woman’s breasts; a fashion spread for the magazine Details shows a woman being used as […]
written by Jeanne Garbarino At a recent NYWiSTEM meeting at the New York Academy of Sciences on promoting women in scientific careers, I was quite surprised to hear several of the panelists focus, in part, on having a supportive husband, and how that has been critical for their career success. On one hand, this is true for them […]
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