Lego to Launch Female Scientist Series Following Gender Controversy

Lego has announced that it will launch science-themed play sets featuring female scientists and their lab tools. The series was chosen as the latest winner of Legos Ideas—in which people can submit and vote on proposals for play sets they'd like the toy company to sell—and comes on the heels of criticism surrounding… » 6/05/14 2:20pm 6/05/14 2:20pm

Female Neuroscientists Parody That Embarrassing 'Science: It's A Girl…

Remember that totally ineffective "Science: It's a Girl Thing" campaign from the European Union Commission that used ladymag imagery to attempt to entice young girls to the pursuit of science? You know, the one that cost $128,136, looked kind of like a video version of the game Mall Madness and turned out to garner… » 12/08/12 5:30pm 12/08/12 5:30pm

Even Female Scientist-Doctors Are Paid Significantly Less Than Their…

Another day, another study that proves women get paid way, way less than men who are at the same stage in their careers: researchers looked at female and male physician-scientists' work hours, academic titles, specialties, ages, and any other factors that could influence their paycheck, making sure to only study… » 6/13/12 1:10pm 6/13/12 1:10pm

Study Says: Artists Are Easy, Scientists Are Virgins

"Try asking out a female arts student for a date. You won't be disappointed as a new study shows that young woman studying arts are most likely to be sexually active," begins an article in today's Times of India. By the same token, apparently anyone asking "male science students" for a "date" is looking for… » 12/04/08 4:30pm 12/04/08 4:30pm