Kids of the 1% are 10 times more likely to become inventors

A new study warns of millions of "lost Einsteins".

([Jelleke Vanooteghem])
  • A new study reveals the economic class from which most U.S. inventors come.
  • Wealth, race, and gender are all factors in innovation.
  • Exposure to innovators and inventions in childhood can bridge the gap.
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The evolution of homosexuality: A new theory

How did human homosexuality evolve?

Pussy Riot: Feminism is for everyone

Feminism simply means equal rights for men and women.

  • Feminism that doesn't benefit men isn't really feminism.
  • Gender is a palette you can draw with; the self is a piece of art.
  • Women should have rights equal to those of men, end of story.
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Women are more productive than men at work these days

It's just one of the workplace gender insights in a new study.

  • Women complete 10 percent more office work than men.
  • Gender divisions persist between women and men at work.
  • New study reveals some habits we need to break.
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Physics Nobel awarded to Donna Strickland, third woman in history to win

Strickland, whose research helped advance the field of laser science, is the only living female Nobel laureate for physics.

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  • Strickland, a 59-year-old Canadian physicist, helped develop a technique that led to many laser technologies used today.
  • Two other women have won the Nobel for physics; one in 1963, the other in 1903.
  • Strickland shares the award and $1 million prize with two other scientists, Arthur Ashkin and Gerard Mourou.
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