A Victory For Women And Medical Research
The federal government has moved on several major changes that are closely reflected in the recommendations: the most recent being this week’s unprecedented policy change at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)that will now require researchers to expand inclusion of female cells and lab animals in NIH-funded medical research at both the clinical and pre-clinical stage.
Doll Dangers: Girls Imagine Fewer Career Options After Playing With Barbies
A new study of gender roles and career options found that girls who played with Barbie dolls before being interviewed indicated fewer career options compared to boys, while girls who played with the far less sexy Mrs. Potato Head reported a smaller difference between future job options as compared to boys.