Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Gender Parity: Ask a Scientist...

...but know that your answer will depend on the gender of said scientist:

Women are underrepresented in science in general, but the gender gap is bigger in some fields than others: physics, for instance, has a much lower percentage of women than biology. Researchers decided to ask scientists themselves why they thought this was — and male and female scientists turned out to have pretty different ideas.

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