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Miss STEM: 5 Life-Changing Inventions by Women

Ice Cream Maker, 1843: Nancy Johnson Nancy Johnson received the first U.S. patent for small-scale hand-cranked ice cream freezer in 1843. This machine was made up of two bowls: a smaller inner bowl to...

Current Events, Downsized: Why is China so mad?

On Jan. 16, Taiwan elected its first female president: Tsai Ing-wen, the leader of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party. With 56.1 percent of the vote, Tsai defeated the pro-China Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Eric Chu,...

Planning for Planned Parenthood, Part 2

I already wrote about this topic a couple weeks ago, but in light of recent events, I feel compelled to address it again. This past Friday, a man opened fire inside a Planned Parenthood...

Miss STEM: 10 Must-Know Female Scientists and Mathematicians, Part 1

“How many scientists or mathematicians can you name?” I’ve asked this question to several people and received plenty of household names in response: Einstein, Newton, Galileo, Darwin, Hawking, Edison–and the list goes on. I...

D Magazine Showcases Women in STEM

On Oct. 19, about 70 professionals sat down in the North St. Paul Street office of D Magazine’s CEO headquarters. Less than five of those attendees were male. It was the last event of...