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2014-02-13 08:25:23

CHICAGO, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS and OWSD recognize 2014 winners at the AAAS annual meeting Five chemists are being honored with Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, each for research that looks to nature for ways to address cancer, malaria and other medical problems. The winning researchers, representing five regions of the...

2014-02-12 12:24:50

CHICAGO, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier Foundation provides support to AWIS to publish Equitable Solutions for Retaining a Robust STEM Workforce: Beyond Best Practices Note to Editors: Authors Dr. Donna Dean and Janet Bandows Koster are available for interview. An e-book and hard copies of this book are available for review. Please contact:...

2012-10-03 15:09:30

Numbers of women in engineering, physics and computer science are on the decline In the first study of its kind, researchers have found that numbers of women in the science, technology and innovation fields are alarmingly low in the world's leading economies, and are actually on the decline in others, including the United States. The study maps the opportunities and obstacles faced by women in science across the US, EU, Brazil, South Africa, India, Korea and Indonesia. It was conducted by...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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