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Stanley Wasserman
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Guy Stuart
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Allan Friedman
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Yu-Ru Lin
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Sklyer Place
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Ben Waber
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Ines Mergel
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9 February 2011

Is there a gender bias in science? Maybe not ....

Maybe the "gender bias" in science, in which women are not encouraged to study the "harder" disciplines, no longer exists.

I have never really seen such bias, in my 30+ years in "hard science". If anything, my colleagues and I have encouraged women to study more math, statistics, .......

Let's hope that these researchers are correct.

Posted by Stan Wasserman at 6:50 AM