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Madison Herbert was among the female scientists who tweeted messages mocking the views of Nobel laureate Tim Hunt, who recently spoke out against women in labs.
June 12, 2015 As a barrage of tweets shows, the outrage felt by many women who work in science is neither silent nor unfunny.
Biochemist Tim Hunt, a 2001 Nobel laureate, has apologized – to an extent – for saying that women are a disruptive presence in scientific labs. He's seen here in 2012.
June 10, 2015 "Three things happen when they are in the lab," biochemist Tim Hunt said at a large conference. "You fall in love with them, they fall in love with you and when you criticize them, they cry."
Rabia Salihu Sai'id, Mojisola Usikalu, Nashwa Eassa, Mojisola Oluwayemisi and Dang Thi Oanh won the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World
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February 17, 2015 Working as a professor isn't an easy job anywhere. But try doing innovative research with only four hours of electricity a day, no access to the Internet and hostility from male colleagues.
October 21, 2013 Do we need to diversify perceptions of science? Or should we "coolify" stereotypes of geeky scientists? Can we do both? Commentator Tania Lombrozo considers what contemporary psychology can tell us about the implications of each approach.
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