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Sexism in science: Did Watson and Crick really steal Rosalind Franklin’s data?

The race to uncover the structure of DNA reveals fascinating insights into how Franklin’s data was key to the double helix model, but the ‘stealing’ myth stems from Watson’s memoir and attitude rather than facts… 1,630 more words


DNA Structure & Protein Synthesis

Genetics and Biology students will study the nature of the DNA molecule extensively.  DNA structure, replication, and protein synthesis will be examined.  Students will construct and explain models for each process.  88 more words

The Science Of Gender: Women’s Role In Science

Throughout history, men have dominated science. Just look at the main stereotype of the older, white man, wearing glasses and a lab coat. There is a reason why this became the dominant stereotype. 790 more words

Nicole Kidman to return to the West End stage after 17 years

Hollywood star Nicole Kidman is set to return to the West End stage in the near future.

According to Digital Spy, Kidman is coming back to the West End stage after 17 years after signing up to star in a production of Photograph 51. 125 more words

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Women In Science

Here’s an interesting plea for more women to enter scientific fields.  Although the argument may, at first blush, appear to be a little cranky in its tone, with Rachael Swaby’s call to “stop talking about Marie Curie” (which reminds me of Barry Bonds’ call a few years ago for baseball fans to stop talking about Babe Ruth– 390 more words