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    Improving Women’s Chances in Science

    Date: March 12, 2014

    Although women earn about half of the science and engineering doctorate degrees in the United States, they are much more likely than men to drop out of academic science, a phenomenon referred to as the “leaky pipeline.”  As chair of the planning committee for the American Society for Microbiology, Dr. Arturo Casadevall noticed a gender imbalance in the scientists speaking at meetings and proposed a simple way to combat the “leaky pipeline.”  Read the full blog post from the ASBMR Women in Bone and Mineral Research Committee on the ASBMR Community page.  Be sure to leave your own thoughts in the comments section.