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Engaging women and girls in science ‘vital’ for Sustainable Development Goals

New York, Feb 12 (IBNS): Boosting the number of women and girls entering careers involving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is vital to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, UN chief António Guterres said on Monday, in a message to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

Science, technology and innovation crucial to ‘transformative impact’ of Global Goals, UN forum hears

New York, June 6 (IBNS): If everyone is to enjoy a future of peace, dignity and opportunity, then science, technology and innovation need to be at the heart of the race to reach the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, a Forum at UN Headquarters heard on Tuesday.

Understanding roots opens students to science, diversity

Texas, Feb 24 (IBNS): Focusing science education on students through genetic and genealogical studies may be the way to increase minorities in the pipeline and engage students who would otherwise deem science too hard or too uninteresting, according to a Penn State anthropologist.

Gartner says more than 40 percent of data science tasks will be automated by 2020

New York, Jan 16 (IBNS): More than 40 percent of data science tasks will be automated by 2020, resulting in increased productivity and broader usage of data and analytics by citizen data scientists, according to Gartner, Inc.