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drawing of a female scientists

#WOMENINSCIENCE  On average, 55 percent of girls and 95 percent of boys drew scientists as male in surveys since the 1980s. That's progress compared with the 0.6 percent (all girls) who depicted a female scientist between 1966 and 1977.

self-driving car

TRAGIC CRASH  A self-driving car involved in a fatal collision with a pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz., is one of thousands of such vehicles deployed by Uber. The company has suspended their testing.

hydrothermal fields in Ethiopia

PRETTY PLANET  One Strange Rock contains gorgeous images of Earth, such as these colorful hydrothermal fields in Dallol, Ethiopia.

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