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#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Women scientists smash sexist gender stereotypes on Twitter

A new hashtag #ILookLikeAnEngineer - aimed at dispelling myths around how women in STEM industries look - has gone viral on social media<p>Remember #DistractinglySexy – the hashtag that took off in the aftermath of the ‘Tim Hunt women are distracting and cry in labs’ debacle? The one where women …

Not actually a scientist

Acclaimed science-theatre writer-performer John Hinton talks about impersonating scientists as his award-winning ‘Scientrilogy’ comes to the Edinburgh Fringe<p><i>If at first you don’t succeed, pretend.</i><p>I adored science at school. But my coursework assignments bewildered my teachers. Details of …

Science

World's greatest freediver Natalia Molchanova feared dead

<b>(CNN) —</b> The world's best freediver is feared dead after going missing during a recreational dive off the coast of Spain.<p>Natalia Molchanova, the most decorated freediver in the world with 41 world records and 23 world champion titles, was diving in the Balearic Sea, near to the Spanish island of …

Scuba Diving

Images of Microsoft's next flagship Lumia prototype leak out

If you've been hankering for some powerful new Lumia hardware, feast your eyes on the first images of a prototype of Microsoft's upcoming flagship phone, courtesy of a (soon to be fired) leaker on the WPXAP forums. For the past few years, Microsoft has focused more on delivering mid-range and …