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Feb 11, 2016

Female Programmers on GitHub Are More Competent Than Men But Their Work is More Likely to be Rejected, a Study Shows

According to Cal Poly and NC State researchers, when a woman programmer made a contribution to an open source project, that work was more likely to be accepted by their programming peers than contributions by men as […] 

Feb 11, 2016

How DNA is Protected at Chromosomes’ Ends

A new imaging technique provides new insights into the structure of telomeres and how they are maintained. Hong Wang, Robert Riehn et al., sciences, featured. 

Feb 11, 2016

New Imaging Technique Shows How DNA is Protected at Chromosomes’ Ends

A new imaging technique provides new insights into the structure of telomeres and how they are maintained. Hong Wang, Robert Riehn et al., sciences, featured. 

Feb 11, 2016

New Imaging Technique Shows How DNA is Protected at Chromosomes’ Ends

A new imaging technique provides new insights into the structure of telomeres and how they are maintained. Hong Wang, Robert Riehn et al., sciences, featured. 

Feb 11, 2016

Genome Offers Clues on Thwarting Reviled, Disease-Carrying Ticks

Scientists have unlocked the genetic secrets of one of the least-loved creatures around, the tick species that spreads Lyme disease, in research that may lead to new methods to control these diminutive arachnids that dine […] 

Feb 11, 2016

‘Boxing’ Ants Can Trade Over 40 Blows a Second

A new study from researchers at the University of Illinois and NC State used slow-motion videos to watch trap-jaw worker ants square off in antenna boxing matches. Trap-jaw ants communicate via pheromones, but when it’s time […] 

Feb 12, 2016

Sexism is Rampant Among Programmers on GitHub, Researchers Find

According to Cal Poly and NC State researchers, when a woman programmer made a contribution to an open source project, that work was more likely to be accepted by their programming peers than contributions by men as […] 

Feb 11, 2016

New Imaging Technique Shows How DNA is Protected at Chromosomes’ Ends

A new imaging technique provides new insights into the structure of telomeres and how they are maintained. Hong Wang, Robert Riehn et al., sciences, featured. 

Feb 12, 2016

New Microscopy Technique Helps Gain Key Insights into Structure of Telomeres

A new imaging technique provides new insights into the structure of telomeres and how they are maintained. Hong Wang, Robert Riehn et al., sciences, featured. 

Feb 12, 2016

Women May Write Better Code, Study Finds

New research suggests that Computer code written by women has a higher approval rating than that written by men – but only if their gender is not identifiable. The researchers, from the computer science departments at Caly […]