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Article ID: 694634

​Not Quite a ‘Double Bind’ for Minority Women in Science

Ohio State University

Many studies have shown that both minority and women scientists face disadvantages in reaching the highest levels of their careers. So it would make sense that minority women would face a “double bind” that would particularly disadvantage them. But a new study suggests that minority women actually face a “one-and-a-half bind."

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15-May-2018 3:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694306

Women Seeking Financing for Start-Ups Are Perceived as More Trustworthy by Crowdfunding Investors

Indiana University

While men have benefited from a gender bias against women when seeking financing for business start-ups, the opposite may be true for female entrepreneurs seeking initial investment through crowdfunding efforts, according to research from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.

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10-May-2018 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694171

Study Provides Robust Evidence of Sex Differences with Alzheimer’s Gene

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

The APOE gene, the strongest genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease, may play a more prominent role in disease development among women than men, according to new research from the Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer’s Center.

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7-May-2018 4:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693798

Two NYU Faculty Elected to National Academy of Sciences

New York University

Claude Desplan, a professor in NYU’s Department of Biology, and Paula England, a professor in NYU’s Department of Sociology, have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

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1-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693722

First-Generation Graduate: On the Fast Track to a Future in Social Justice

Iowa State University

First-generation graduate Jacqueline Garcia is celebrating two milestones this weekend: She’ll receive her bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University and wrap up her first year of law school at Drake University in Des Moines.

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30-Apr-2018 10:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 693100

WVU Student Researching Effects of Reproductive Politics on West Virginia Women

West Virginia University

West Virginia University junior Ashley Brash is researching the effects of reproductive politics on women in West Virginia. Brash’s research focuses on interpreting actions by legislators and construction of arguments against abortion and allowance of access to reproductive healthcare.

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19-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 693102

Promiscuous America: Smart, Secular and Somewhat Less Happy

University of Utah

Sexual promiscuity is uncommon in America, but a subtle shift has occurred over the past three decades: Men are engaging in such behavior less frequently while more women are sexually adventurous.

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18-Apr-2018 3:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 692858

Study Shows Men and Women Tear ACL the Same Way In Non-Contact Injury

Duke Health

Women still at higher risk; new research could improve prevention

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16-Apr-2018 10:15 AM EDT
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Article ID: 691906

Historian Jennifer Morgan on “Race, Gender, and How the Past Informs the Present…and Our Future”—April 19

New York University

Historian Jennifer Morgan will deliver “Living in the Moment: Race, Gender, and How the Past Informs the Present…and Our Future” on Thurs., April 19.

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16-Apr-2018 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 692546

UW's Kristina Olson Wins NSF Waterman Award for Studies of 'How Children See Themselves and the World'

University of Washington

Kristina Olson, an associate professor of psychology at the University of Washington, has won the National Science Foundation's Alan T. Waterman Award, given to an outstanding scientist under age 40.

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12-Apr-2018 1:15 PM EDT
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