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The global gender gap persists, says report

On March 9, the United Nations will convene to evaluate the global community's progress on gender equality in the 20 years since 189 countries adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. The U.N. session will ...

dateMar 09, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Landless Brazilians in GM eucalyptus protest

Members of a landless peasant group, some wielding sticks or knives, attacked a cellulose factory in a violent protest against its use of genetically engineered eucalyptus plants, video released by organizers showed.

dateMar 06, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Why are women leaving the tech industry in droves?

Ana Redmond launched into a technology career for an exciting challenge and a chance to change the world. She was well-equipped to succeed too: An ambitious math and science wiz, she could code faster, with fewer errors, ...

dateMar 06, 2015 in Other
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Seven strategies to advance women in science

Despite the progress made by women in science, engineering, and medicine, a glance at most university directories or pharmaceutical executive committees tells the more complex story. Women in science can succeed, but they ...

dateMar 05, 2015 in Social Sciences
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