Getting Under-Represented Groups into Science is Still a Work in Progress

Published: Jul 09, 2007

The poor representation of women and minorities in science is an all-too-familiar tale. Despite some degree of progress, the issue has yet to be fully addressed. Often when magazines and journals tackle the subject, they do so from the perspective of equal rights — emphasizing that these under-represented groups deserve to take their rightful place within the scientific enterprise at universities, in industry and in government.

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