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Oct. 26, 2009

The Science View

by Karen A. Frenkel

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Like many women, I was excited about the number of women who received Nobel Prizes earlier this month. It seemed like a dismissal of Larry Summers’ famous remarks when he was president of Harvard that women are less capable in the sciences than men. Here’s my fantasy TV show, The View reimagined, if it covered events in the science milieu.

CHELSEA: Oh wow, what a Nobel week that was! All those women scientists—Elizabeth Blackburn and Carol Greider for medicine. Ada Yonath for chemistry. I’m totally thrilled. Read more

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