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Gender Fairness Prevails in Most Fields of Academic Science

A comprehensive analysis shows that, despite sex differences leading up to college, men and women encounter a level playing field in most math-intensive sciences after obtaining a PhD. ... More>

Teens’ Science Interest Linked With Knowledge, but Only in Wealthier Nations

Data from an international sample of 15-year-olds indicates that individual science achievement may be influenced as much by broad national-level resources as it is by personal interest and motivation. ... More>

See Jane Evolve: Picture Books Explain Darwin

Moving Beyond “Just-So Stories”: Young Children Can Be Taught Basic Natural Selection

Children's natural curiosity can be harnessed to help even 5- and 6-year olds grasp some of the important scientific concepts involved in natural selection, researchers find. ... More>

Patching the Leaky Pipeline of Women in STEM

Explanations for the underrepresentation of women in science- and math-related careers abound, but a new article suggests these accounts may be missing a critical element: the breadth of women’s interests. ... More>