Saturday, February 21, 2009

Do Women Blog About Science?

There is an article at about female science bloggers. The Scientist asked readers about their favorite science blogs, and all the respondents were male and the blogs they recommended were written by males.

There are a number of women blogging about science--many more than I realized when I first started looking. About 1/5 of bloggers at are female, according to this article.

Whatever you think about blogging (waste of time, etc.), you should be aware of how influential blogs are becoming. Web-savy students read a lot of blogs--and form their perceptions and opinions about science and other topics based on what they see and read on the web.

See the entire article at:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Here's an article about female science bloggers:

It's more about great blogs written by female scientists than about The Scientist controversy.