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Are We Bitches?

In a conversation with one of my female colleagues recently, she referred to me as a “strong woman.” I was surprised to hear that. Maybe because I would really like to be viewed as a strong woman, but not sure I fulfill all the criteria. 302 more words

Women In Science

Wormy Waters

If you have a dog you know roundworms as the bad guys. In fact over half of the known species of roundworms are parasitic. 584 more words

Biology

From brainpickings: "Pioneering Astronomer Vera Rubin on Women in Science, Dark Matter, and Our Never-Ending Quest to Know the Universe"

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Maria Popova

Pioneering Astronomer Vera Rubin on Women in Science, Dark Matter, and Our Never-Ending Quest to Know the Universe

“We’re still groping for the truth… Science consists of continually making better and better what has been usable in the past.” 2,308 more words

Basic Research

Her's Day Thursday

When I opened my internet this morning, I got a glimpse of today’s Google Doodle:

Intrigued, I clicked on the picture and learned that today is Hertha Marks Ayrton’s 162nd birthday. 282 more words

An announcement...

In a few short months I will be standing on a wooden box shouting about immunology to anyone lucky enough to walk past me. Don’t worry, I’m not carefully planning a mid-PhD breakdown, I’m taking part in Soapbox Science. 353 more words

Outreach

The Society of Women Engineers Pay It Forward by Cutting It Off 

Rowan’s Society of Women Engineers (SWE) promotes the inclusion of women in the sciences, but particularly engineering due to the lack of encouragement given to young girls aspiring to join the field. 121 more words

New State | New Chapter

My passion and drive are two things that never diminish.

2016 has been quite the roller coaster to say the least, but I finally feel like it’s turning around for the better. 637 more words

Thoughts