Featured link:In a [recent] study, ... Anne Maass, Claudio D’Ettole, Mara Cadinu, Dr Anne Maass (et al.) pitted male and female players against each other via the Internet. Women showed a 50% performance decline when they were aware that they were playing a male opponent.
Ed Yong, writing in December 2008: Why are there so few female chess grandmasters?
P. Balaram in a recent Current Science editorial: Teaching and Research: Inventing a Connection (pdf).
Manoj Mitta in ToI: How JEE is inferior to AIEEE in transparency
T.V. Padma in SciDev.net: India pours funds into climate, space research.
Paul Krugman, on his blog: Princeton has asked "all faculty members [to] supply copies of their marriage licenses..." Which makes him wonder, "are there a significant number of my colleagues just pretending to be married?"
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Posted by Abi. Posted at 9:25 AM