Women in science pledge to combat hate
Almost 10,000 women working in science have signed an open letter pledging to combat discrimination and "anti-science sentiment" following the US election.
A group of scientists drafted the letter with the initial aim of building a network of 500 women.
In the six days since its publication, 8,800 researchers have signed the pledge, which rejects the "hateful rhetoric that was given a voice".
Dr Kelly Ramirez from Colorado State University was one of its authors.
She and her colleagues took aim at discrimination targeting "minority groups, women, LGBTQIA,... read more
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