Science: It’s your thing

In an effort to get teenage girls interested in science, the European Commission put up a website with video profiles of female scientists and a truly irritating video. The video, complete with giggles, goggles, and make-up, attracted all the wrong kind of attention, until Curt Rice suggested crowdsourcing a contest for a better video. Forty applications were submitted (see most them here) and the winners were announced in November 2012. Here is the first prize. Have a look.


About wormsense

wormsense is the alter-ego of Dr. Miriam B. Goodman, a sensory neurobiologist seeking to understand the sense of touch and to improve careers for women scientists.
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