Catherine D’Ignazio’s new book, “Data Feminism,” examines problems of bias and power that beset modern information.
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Even when people believed Hillary Clinton would win the 2016 election, they did not use “she” to refer to the next president.
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Long-lasting capsule can remain in the stomach and release contraceptive drugs over several weeks.
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Finding could help overturn the prevailing notion that men and women experience angina differently.
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New technique stretches out MRI scans of placentas so they can be more accurately analyzed, and shows the potential of MRI for pregnancy monitoring.
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Surveys spanning recent decades also reveal geographic differences and gender gap in economic views.
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Initiative is building collections highlighting the contributions of female faculty.
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Graduate student Alexa Aguilar helps tiny satellites communicate and builds connections in her academic community.
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Graduate student Tiziana Smith studies links between water availability and crop yields in the world’s most populous country.
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Ford Professor Kathleen Thelen addresses challenges of the “gig economy” and gender equity issues in her field.
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