12/19/2006

Morning Round-up December 19, 2006

Women in Science: The Battle Moves to the Trenches NYT
Yet studies show that women in science still routinely receive less research support than their male colleagues, and they have not reached the top academic ranks in numbers anything like their growing presence would suggest.

Global Warming Another Emerging Topic
WaPo
Global warming is a key subject that many educators and scientists say should be, but isn't, taught in every school. And as with other emerging sciences, there remains a need, they say, for more materials available for teachers to incorporate into their lessons.

Talk in Class Turns to God, Setting Off Public Debate
NYT
Shortly after school began in September, the teacher told his sixth-period students at Kearny High School that evolution and the Big Bang were not scientific, that dinosaurs were aboard Noah’s ark, and that only Christians had a place in heaven

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