Tyson Research Center

submitted by: kkwaiser

A brief overview of the Tyson Research Center at Washington University in St. Louis presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS) and hosted by the University of Michigan Biological Station (UMBS).

Central Michigan University Biological Station

submitted by: kkwaiser

A brief overview of the Central Michigan University Biological Station presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS) and hosted by the University of Michigan Biological Station (UMBS).

Flathead Lake Biological Station and Yellowstone Ecological Research Center

submitted by: kkwaiser

A brief overview of the Flathead Lake Biological Station and the Yellowstone Ecological Research Center presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS) and hosted by the University of Michigan Biological Station (UMBS).

Sex Differences in Math-Intensive Fields

submitted by: stevececi
Despite impressive employment gains in many fields of science, women remain underrepresented in fields requiring intensive use of mathematics. Here we discuss three potential explanations for women’s underrepresentation: (a) male–female mathematical and spatial ability gaps, (b) sex discrimination, and (c) sex differences in career preferences and lifestyle choices. Synthesizing findings from psychology, endocrinology, sociology, economics, and education leads to the conclusion that,...
Authors: Stephen Ceci, Wendy Williams

Welcome Session of the 2010 OBFS Conference

submitted by: kkwaiser

Dr. Ian Billick - President of the OBFS and Director of the Rocky Mountain Biological Station - and Dr. Knute Nadelhoffer - Director of the University of Michigan Biological Station - open the Annual Meeting of the Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS). Video is from the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS) hosted by the University of Michigan Biological Station (UMBS).

Science Digest - The Lost Episode - Astronaut

submitted by: galileoplayers

Quirky Science Digest Host Mathew Arden interviews Astronaut Chuck Malone in this Lost Pilot episode.

We dug up the lost pilot episode of Science Digest from 1981! Check out Mathew Arden's insightful and hilarious interview with Astronaut Chuck Malone about the moon, space travel, gravity, fame and coming
home. Enjoy!