The danger of talking about science as a series of value-neutral truths is that it obscures the human decision making that took place at every stage along the way, as institutions were built up. It implies that the biases held by those decision makers are shared by everyone, and are therefore insignificant.
Tiny clay succulents, actual living scientists, space craft grazing Jupiter’s rings, and more.
They want to overwhelm us and exhaust us with the chaos. I reject that. Here’s a recap of every anti-science action Trump’s administration made this week and some ways to fight back.
Let’s take a look together and see which parts of the film were fact, and which parts were beautiful, exquisite, powerful fiction.
Did you know that the word “scientist” was specifically coined to be gender neutral?
In the past week, two standout reports have been released: Unerased by Mic, and the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey by the National Center for Transgender Equality.
Let’s contemplate gender diversity in Star Trek together. Also: have you considered running for political office?
We will take down white supremacy like sulphuric acid on toilet paper.
Read about the epidemiology and pathology of zombie infections and more.
Being a woman in STEM is hard work every single day, and I’m ready for our collective efforts to be recognized. Down with the patriarchy! Presents for all occasions!
Also: 3D printed clitoris models, algae fuel, and scholarship opportunities.
Follow my advice and you’ll be well on your way to making apolitical small talk, scoring points for “likeability,” and building career-necessary rapport with 75+% of male coworkers!
Finish out your summer with some queer engineer approved picks.
As of Friday, the list stood at 257 Olympians, 11 Paralympians, and 10 Olympic alternate/reserve athletes, with additions already rolling in as more athletes come out.
With the release of Ghostbusters, I feel like Hollywood is finally reaching the point of fluency when it comes to representations of women in STEM.
Fighting beetle moms, Dr. Orchid, sarcastic robots and green things eating the air!
If they all sit at the bar, in what order should they sit so that the couples can sit next to each other, Kayla doesn’t have the opportunity to play footsie with her crush, and Shannon and Valerie are as far apart as possible?
If we allow gun violence to continue blighting communities of color, we have failed. But if we enact gun control measures that aid the police state in criminalizing Black and brown bodies, we have also failed.
Lab Girl by Hope Jahren is one of the most exquisite pieces of science writing I’ve ever read. As a researcher and professor of geobiology for the past 20 years, Jahren has earned accolades for her work. Here, she shares her passion.
“Deep canvassing” methods can have a strong impact on transphobic attitudes, according to a new study.