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Lab Candy Allows Girls to Imagine Themselves as Scientists

Lab Candy, founded by 22-year-old scientist, Olivia Pavco-Giacci, aims to enable young girls aged from kindergarten to third grade to imagine themselv... Read More »

This 14 Year Old Just Became America's Top Young Scientist With Plans to Sustain Third World Countries With New Energy Source

Fourteen-year-old Maanasa Mendu won first place in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge with her HARVEST energy device, securing the t... Read More »

Complete the History Books: Women in STEM

"We have always been an equal part of the past. We just haven't been a part of history."                           -Gloria Steinem This week, we're ce... Read More »

5 Groundbreaking Female Scientists You Need to Know

As the third season of Showtime gem "Masters of Sex" premieres on Sunday, Bill Masters and Virginia Johnson are gearing up to publish the sexology tom... Read More »

LEGO Debuts 'Research Institute,' A Set of Adventurous Female Scientists

In January, 7-year-old Charlotte wrote a stern letter to LEGO. “Today I went to a store and saw legos in two sections. The pink (girls) and the blue (... Read More »

Women Who've Made Breakthrough Scientific Contributions

The conversation on the lack of women in science, or the gender gap in STEM, never seems to cease. A recent New York Times article writes that a Yale... Read More »