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#ICYMI: A Scientist Won Miss USA Over the Weekend!
Women in S.T.E.M

#ICYMI: A Scientist Won Miss USA Over the Weekend!

Yes! Miss D.C., Kára McCullough, won Miss USA Sunday night.  Dubbed “one of the most intelligent contestants in recent memory” by producers, McCullough went on to impress the judges and fans enough to be crowned Miss USA. Kara McCullough is a 25-year-old woman who studied nuclear chemistry at South Carolina State University.  She […]

Do We Really Still Need to Empower Women in Science?
Women in S.T.E.M

Do We Really Still Need to Empower Women in Science?

“Women today have much better career opportunities in academia than men because they are specifically promoted.” “Nowadays, men are discriminated against, because there are so many projects just focusing on women in academia.” “Boys need to be specifically promoted, as girls do far better in school and thus have better […]

By USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab from Beltsville, Maryland, USA
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#ICYMI: A Species of Bee is Now on the Endangered List

This article was edited on March 28th, 2017, to make a factual correction. There’s been no reason to believe this wouldn’t happen, but it finally did.  The bee specifically known as the rusty patched bumblebee has been placed on the critically endangered list. These bees, native to the east coast […]