Just Like A Woman: Nature, Chemicals and the Feminization of Science | Charlotte Brody

There is a fundamental need to restore a female perspective to the male-dominated world of science.  Is it any accident that the first person to sound the alarm about chemical pollution was Rachel Carson, a woman? These dangerous chemicals are “feminizing” all us critters by disrupting our hormone balances. How did we get here? And what can we do about it? Environmental health advocate Charlotte Brody suggests that female scientists, with a different way of seeing problems and solutions, may lead us toward a new and healthy approach to the connections between human health and the health of the planet.

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