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2014-06-02 08:30:30

New website launches providing leadership pathways for girls in the areas of healthcare and science PALO ALTO, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Women In Healthcare &

2013-07-19 15:27:41

Many U.S. universities have no women at all among their physics faculty, and when people talk about gender equity in physics, this fact is often cited as evidence of a hiring bias.

2011-07-13 23:55:00

Farmers and other astute observers of nature have long known that crops like corn and sorghum grow taller at night.

2005-08-18 17:51:50

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Women trying to make it as scientists face bias, hostility and a lack of respect that all combine to hold them back, a team of researchers reported on Thursday.

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2005-08-18 14:05:00

Despite gains in the training of women scientists and the implementation of programs to help women overcome ingrained barriers, the career path of most women scientists at universities remains a difficult trek, fraught with roadblocks of bias, a sometimes chilly campus climate and the challenge of balancing family and work.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.