The lack of women in science careers continues to raise concerns. What's needed to inspire schoolgirls, you might think, is sciencey female role models. However girlie science role models can backfire, actually putting off girls who have little existing interest in science and maths subjects.
Future Morph is designed to show you just some of the amazing and unexpected careers that studying science, technology, engineering and maths can lead to.Think of this as your basecamp, your launchpad, the door is open come on in and explore.
The YOSCIWEB project has been set up to analyze how popular scientific web sites construct and renew the image science and scientists among young people in Europe. The YOSCIWEB consortium proposed to study how this image of science and scientists is being transmitted through the Internet.
From emotional honeybees to particles flying faster than Einstein's theory of relativity ought to allow, 2011 abounded in findings that posed new questions and expanded frontiers of possibility. Here are Wired Science's favorites.