Physicists show gender bias against female job applicants: Study

Study reveals gender bias with female job applicants.

A new study in the U.S. has found that researchers assessing the employability of early-career scientists subconsciously favour male students over females. The bias, which was seen to exist in both male and female physicists and was also exhibited by chemists and biologists, is thought to be a contributing factor towards the underrepresentation of women in physics.

 

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War on baby girls goes global

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Sex-selective feticide is warping the balance between male and female births and consequently skewing the sex ratios for the rising generation.

The world over the past three decades has come to witness an ominous and entirely new form of gender discrimination: sex-selective feticide.  The feticide is implemented through the practice of surgical abortion with the assistance of information gained through prenatal gender determination technology. All around the world, the victims of this new practice are overwhelmingly female and occurs all around the world.  In fact is is almost universally female.

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Sexual Reproduction in Space Will Likely be Impossible Says Nasa

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Sexual reproduction is likely to be impossible in space due to cosmic radiation bombarding the human body.

Researchers at the agency’s Ames Research Centre in California found that without effective shielding on spacecraft, powerful proton particles would probably sterilize any female embryo conceived in deep space.

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