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Kate Travis

Washington, DC
Digital Director — Science News

Tweets about science news, food, cycling and silliness. Digital director for @ScienceNews. Opinions are mine; RTs are not endorsements.

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@Kate_Travis — 2,379 followers, 2,057 tweets

We can all dream of the day when no one gives a second thought to a woman working in [once traditionally male-dominated career]. Until then, some advice for women in tech tired of talking about women in tech  https://blog.valerieaurora.org/2018/03/11/advice-for-women-in-tech-who-are-tired-of-talking-about-women-in-tech/  h/t @rschallom
Malcolm @Gladwell imparts two responsibilities on the #RegeneronSTS finalists: 1) make the most of the opportunities you're given, and 2) use your influence to increase the numerator of kids who get a shot at opportunity.
I love that one of the students would look to bombardier beetle chemistry to figure out how to make dragons breathe fire. Fun piece by @scicurious on how #RegeneronSTS finalists would build a dragon  https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/blog/eureka-lab/how-build-your-dragon-science 
"There’s no other time in a woman’s life when the stakes are quite as high." Fascinating story by @LJBeil on how scientists are looking inside the brain to understand the roots of postpartum depression #longreads  https://www.sciencenews.org/article/postpartum-depression-scientific-research-mothers 
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