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Study finds culture a factor in female math achievement

Nurturing climate produces more elite competitors

By Carolyn Y. Johnson
Globe Staff / October 10, 2008

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It's been nearly four years since Lawrence Summers, then president of Harvard University, made his controversial comments about the source of the gender gap in math and science careers. Still, the ripple effect continues - most recently in a study made public today on the world's top female math competitors. (Full article: 939 words)

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