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Can Equality in Sports Be Repeated in the Lab?

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Science  11 Oct 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5592, pp. 356
DOI: 10.1126/science.298.5592.356

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A 30-year-old federal education law caused participation in sports by women to skyrocket. Last week a panel of scientists and women activists told the U.S. Senate that Title IX could also help the next generation of women scientists and engineers in academia, although a Department of Education official said that it already has improved the status of women.