Gender Bias in the STEM Work Place

There is no escaping challenging social issues. Since the 1970s, the world of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers has sought to overcome its reputation for being a male-dominated field. For instance, many colleges offer scholarship programs for female undergraduates as incentives for young women to pursue careers in scientific research. Yet, the last […]

A Wrinkle in Time?

We’ve all had this moment: one instant we’re too tired or distracted to think about the words coming out of our mouths and the next thing we know, we’ve said something that, to put it lightly, doesn’t exactly reflect that brilliant, intellectually stimulating side of ourselves. Ever wish you could change history to erase that […]

Glamorous Energy

With rising fuel costs, increasingly polluted air, and depleting natural resources, scientists are researching more ways to conserve and find energy resources. Here are a few of the interesting and unusual possibilities that have been investigated during the summer: 1) Diamonds: A durable, stable, shiny, and coveted symbol of glamour and status for centuries, diamonds […]