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    Celebrating (Still Largely Unsung) Science Women

    The European Commission recently released a book to celebrate the achievements of European women scientists of all times. “For much of human history, women were officially excluded from the scientific realm,” Janez Potočnik, European Commissioner for Science and Research states on the book’s Web page. Yet “many women,… Read More
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    Hiring for Engineers and Scientists in the Fortune 100

    On Sunday (19 April), Fortune magazine unveiled this year’s list of the 500 largest corporations in the United States. While most news headlines talked of Exxon-Mobil edging out Wal-Mart for the top spot, Fortune did identify which companies among the top 100 on the list are still hiring, including some enterprises looking for engineers and… Read More
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    Depression in the Scientific and Technical Workforce

    A report issued last week from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services) shows scientists and engineers are among the groups in the American workforce least likely to experience clinical depression. But the details show a more complex picture suggesting that scientists a… Read More