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As an original and retro styled pin-up girl fan and a scientist, I think it would great to have scientist pin-up girls. Empowered, intelligent, lady scientists with retro styled fashion and make-up. Oh, red lipstick would look a treat with a crisp white lab coat and funky sneakers! As a sex positive feminist, lesbian and an empowered woman who is proud of her female and lesbian sexuality and her intellect and scientific abilities, I think this would be so fun, empowering and a chance to express science and sexuality. I’d promote this and join in. Maybe this would also help get a lesbian audience interested in science and the achievements of female scientists, all but in a kind of around about way. Bring on the retro styled lady scientist pin-ups!

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As a reader of lesbian magazines, websites and blogs I don’t see many, if any, articles by science journalists or writers. Why isn’t there coverage of science in the lesbian press? Is it because it is seen as being boring or nerdy? Or is it just because the readership would not be interested? I am of the opinion that this should change. After all scientific discovery has contributed a significant amount to modern society.

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There is going to be an online discussion (via Twitter) about how to best engage students, particularly our highest-need students, in rich STEM learning (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

http://www.changemakers.com/blog/join-us-july-6-socentchat-partnering-excellence-educati

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I just found this page about science in the news published by the Australian Academy of Science. I think this is great! More information about science for the general public the better.

NOVA – Science in the News – http://www.science.org.au/nova/

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