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Sex and the citadel of science

One hundred years on from Marie Curie being awarded her second Nobel Prize there has been only a handful of female scientists who have received the call from Stockholm. Why are women still under-represented? A lack of ability or passion, or could it be that we create labs into which women don't quite fit?

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Francl, M. Sex and the citadel of science. Nature Chem 3, 670–673 (2011).

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