Tag Archives: Social Networking

Nobel Laureate’s Sexist Comments Trigger Viral Twitter Backlash

Nobel laureate Tim Hunt’s sexist comments about girls “falling in love” and “cry when criticized” has led to huge social backlash and women researchers posting pictures of themselves in lab gear with the hashtag #distractignlysexy. Apart from forcing Sir Tim Hunt to resign from his post at University College London, it has opened a can […]

Beakr Social Networking App for Researchers

Almost everyone carries a smartphone in their pockets these days, and many of them have apps like Facebook, Google+ or Foursquare installed in it which is used to update the users’ profile by checking in from places they have been to and people they have been with. Now, a new app for iOS developed by […]