Tag Archives: women in science

Zombie Marie Curie speaks the truth

TweetLast Friday, I dedicated at Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah to women in science, and from the looks of the comments section and my email inbox, we have a fair few scientists in the Feministing community. It was great to see so many of you sharing stories and advice about how to survive and thrive as [...]
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Female professors at MIT see progress, new challenges

TweetTwelve years ago, MIT released a study on the status of women faculty in science, finding “subtle but pervasive” discrimination. According to the New York Times, this study led to a national focus on increasing opportunities for women in science. Now, the school has performed an evaluation that shows that progress has been made and [...]
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What We Missed

TweetA new study finds that a 24-day regimen on The Pill (that specifically has drospirenone, a type of progestin) may be more effective in preventing pregnancy than your standard 21-day cycle. The LA Sheriff’s office received 100 hours of video footage of disabled women being sexual assaulted. New research shows that women with PhDs in [...]
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