A Japanese medical university lowered women’s test scores because it was a “necessary evil”

“Tokyo Medical University for years doctored the test scores of female applicants to admit fewer women because school officials believed that once women got married and had children they would be unable to fulfill their emergency shifts at hospitals. Japanese media reports said today (Aug. 2) that the university had since 2011 been altering the […]

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The World’s 1st Computer Algorithm, Written by Ada Lovelace, Sells for $125,000 at Auction

“Young Ada Lovelace was introduced to English society as the sole (legitimate) child of scalawag poet Lord Byron in 1815. More than 200 years later, she is remembered by many as the world’s first computer programmer. On Monday (July 23), Lovelace’s scientific reputation got a boost when a rare first edition of one of her […]

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