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Men and Work-Life Balance in STEM Careers

A recent article at Double X Science expressed a fundamental fed-upness with the way the media profiles women in science. The problem is the inordinate focus on things typically considered a woman’s work – “however do they balance all that lady stuff and a career?!” Gosh...

April 1, 2013 — Dana Hunter

Citizen Science: Are you brave enough to venture to Earth s Core?

Since old times people - especially geologists - speculated about the interior of Earth. The Italian poet Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) imagined an allegoric center of the Earth: a frozen wasteland, not reached by the divine light, where Lucifer is entrapped in eternal ice.The French Sci-Fi author Jules Gabriel Verne (1828 - 1905) based " A Journey to the Center of the Earth " (1864) already on early science...

April 1, 2013 — David Bressan

Interview with a Saber Tooth Tiger

From our science correspondent AA. AA: We’re in a cave at an undisclosed location on the Himalayas, interviewing Ms. Lilypad, a saber tooth tiger.

April 1, 2013 — Athena Andreadis

Dear Evolution: Letters of Gripe and Gratitude

By Mara Grunbaum and Ferris Jabr Dear Evolution,Let's start with the wings: did you really have to turn them into flippers? Don't get us wrong—we appreciate the swimming and diving talents...

STAFFApril 1, 2013 — Ferris Jabr

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