Women with disabilities ‘underestimated’ as battle for equality in science careers heats up

Zia Westerman was interested in studying geoscience, but a lack of flexibility around field trips caused her to do an arts degree instead. Key points: People with disabilities make up just six percent of university enrollments There has been a lack of inclusion in science-related professions But a group of women are setting an example … Read more

Alaska Natives explore science careers during Kannapolis visit – Salisbury Post

KANNAPOLIS – In 2019, Dontae Jimmie attended a “kid’s science camp” at the Yukon River fish camp in Alaska led by Dr. Mary Ann Lila, professor at NC State University, and Dr. Kriya Dunlap, associate professor at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks. Jimmie, now a rising senior in high school, lives in the village of Northway, … Read more

Crown Laboratories, Inc.’s Focus on Science Leads to Intensified Focus on Aesthetics Innovation and Leadership Team Growth

New Role for Board of Directors and Leadership Team Member Joe Proctor and Promotion of Michael McKenna to General Manager and Executive VP, Aesthetics JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., June 20, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Crown Laboratories (“Crown”) is happy to announce that the company commitment to Skin Science for Life has led … Read more

Research Roundup: Science One Step Closer to Growing Organs in a Dish

Although it seems like science fiction, we may one day be able to grow replacement organs and tissues. Our ability to manipulate stem cells is accelerating, and new research places that goal much closer. For that and more reach news, continue reading. New Stem Cell Research Could Lead to Growing Organs in a Petri … Read more

Carving a path for Pakistani children to pursue science careers

Lalah Rukh started Science Fuse to inspire girls in Pakistan to pursue science education and careers.Credit: Faseeh Shams Lalah Rukh is a science communicator and founder of Science Fuse, a non-governmental organization in Lahore, Pakistan, that is working to promote access to high-quality education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Launched in 2016, Science … Read more

ONT Opens User Conference, Rich Science Programme

Oxford Nanopore’s London Calling conference opens; amongst a breadth of ground-breaking research, increasing attention on human and cancer genomics Conference presentations set to highlight the utility of comprehensive genomic analysis using nanopore sequencing for novel discoveries in human genetics, cancer research, conservation, pathogen genomics and more OXFORD, UK / ACCESSWIRE / May … Read more

What are the options for students of Cognitive Science?

Each of us carries around the most powerful machine on earth in our heads. Our brain is capable of building monuments that outlast generations, exploring inhabitable space at great distances from our planet, eradicating diseases, destroying thousands of species and making movies about saving the world. The human brain is a fascinating subject of study, … Read more

Cows, courses and careers: Animal Science Career Quest introduces youth to the many educational and career paths that exist in animal science

Animal Science Career Quest is a joint program of Michigan 4-H and the MSU Department of Animal Science. The event introduced youth ages 12-19 to the many animal science programs available at MSU and where those educational efforts could take them. From an early age, youth are often asked “What do you want to be … Read more

Like COVID, Life Science Industry Finances Gain and Lose Strength

It seems almost ludicrous to consider if the biopharma industry has been hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. After all, Pfizer reported 82% operational growth for the first quarter, mostly based on the COVID-19 vaccine it developed with Germany’s BioNTech and its antiviral drug Paxlovid. Pfizer is projecting revenues for the year of $ 98.0 to … Read more

Support networks help encourage Latina students in science, tech careers

Walking into her intro to computer science theory class as a freshman at the University of Texas at El Paso, Montserrat Molina felt out of place. The room was full of men, except for three other women besides herself. “I felt very scared. I was very intimidated, ”said Molina, who was majoring in computer science. … Read more