The thing about girls and math...

When I was in fifth grade, I missed a few days of school due to sickness and when I came back, I had some trouble getting up to speed on fractions. They were hard and awful and I cried at school one day because I thought that I would never understand them. And I am pretty sure that in that moment, I decided I wasn't good at math....more

5 Advantages of Plastic Injection Molding

Plastic injection mold, a versatile technique implements for producing products and parts. It is one of the most common methods used for the manufacture of parts, and it has several advantages compared to plastic molding. Plastic injection molding is reliable and more simple, and it has excellent efficiency too. You can undoubtedly use this method for manufacturing parts....more

Female Scientist with Asperger's Syndrom Rising Above Discrimination

Hello All,This is my very first blog posting, so bear with me. I am a future female scientist with Asperger's Syndrome. I was home-schooled, and started college when I was 16 years old. Many people like to judge me and assume I am not intelligent due to my social awkwardness. Some also like to judge me because they assume a female cannot do well with math and science....more
DanielaS i am an female aspie. Hope to hear more, and will be keeping up with your blog.more

Preparing for disaster

My son is six. So clearly he needs to know everything about tectonic plate movements. I didn't know that six-year-olds were interested in tectonic plates, but apparently they are. In the past two weeks, I've had to find videos on how plate movements cause everything from mountain formations and earthquakes to how they once caused the Beringia land bridge to break apart....more

The science that sticks

I listen to a podcast on my way to work called Stuff You Missed in History Class. It touches on people I've never heard of before, takes a much deeper dive on stories that may have only gotten a paragraph in my history textbooks and offers up a lot of non-U.S. history, which I thoroughly enjoy....more

Simple Ways to Lower Your Stress Level

You may feel there's absolutely nothing you could do about your stress level.You know: the bills will not stop coming, there will never be more hours in the day, and your job and household responsibilities will consistently be there.Well, sorry to disappoint you but there is....more

Are You Scientifically Literate?

(Image source: skeptical avenger) Are you able to explain why stem cells are so important? Do you know why the moon has phases, or how old the universe is? Can you explain why the sky is blue, why the grass is green, or what carbon dating is? Do you know the difference between nuclear fusion and nuclear fission, or why it is hotter in Summer than it is in Winter?...more
TakFurTheKaffe Thank you so much!  I hadn't considered turning it into a series, but that ...more

Dear Sir Tim Hunt

Late last week a few comments in relation to female scientist were can read some of the words that were said here in this article...more