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Originally posted by Janet Stemwedel On March 26, 2009, at 11:58 AM What is it like to be a woman scientist? In a society where being a woman is somehow a distinct experience from being an ordinary human being, the answer to this question can be complicated. And, in a time and place where being…

Originally posted by Janet Stemwedel On March 19, 2009, at 4:39 PM Scientists are not usually shy when it comes to voicing their frustration about the public’s understanding of how science works, or about the deficits in that understanding. Some lay this at the feet of an educational system that makes it too easy for…