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

Signs of equality in early Mexican city of Monte Albán

The 2,500-year-old city of Monte Albán sits on a mountain in the middle of the Oaxaca Valley, a high plain in the mountains of southern Mexico. And according to archaeologists Linda Nicholas and Gary Feinman, both of the Field Museum in Chicago, the city founding represents a 1,000-year renaissance in the valley, kicking off an … Read more