Why Women Are Opting Out Of The Hard Sciences

American women are few and far between at the upper levels in the "hard" sciences, otherwise known as physics and chemistry as opposed to biology and medicine. A new group of studies suggest that women — who, according to the Boston Globe constitute "20 percent of the nation's engineers, fewer than one-third of chemists,… » 6/02/08 4:30pm 6/02/08 4:30pm