Following In Darwin's Footsteps http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Two Young Women Scientists From UMSL Forge Their Futures In The Galapagos http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/two-young-women-scientists-umsl-forge-their-futures-galapagos <p>Charles Darwin revolutionized science. His theory of evolution was based on careful observations of birds and other wildlife in places like the Galapagos Islands.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One thing that has been really slow to evolve is the gender mix in science. Men still dominate many scientific fields, just like they did in Darwin’s day, more than 150 years ago.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But gradually, more women are breaking in.</span></p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 28691 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Two Young Women Scientists From UMSL Forge Their Futures In The Galapagos She’s Back! Following Up On ‘Following In Darwin’s Footsteps’ http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/she-s-back-following-following-darwin-s-footsteps <p>Last month, St. Louis Public Radio's science reporter&nbsp;<a href="http://www.stlpublicradio.org/info/onair.php#lacapra" title="Véronique LaCapra, science reporter at St. Louis Public Radio">Véronique LaCapra</a>&nbsp;set off on a trip to the Galapagos Islands.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 21:54:30 +0000 Alex Heuer 28491 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org She’s Back! Following Up On ‘Following In Darwin’s Footsteps’ Let's Play Name That Sound... Of The Galapagos http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/lets-play-name-sound-galapagos <p>Our&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Véronique</span><span style="color: rgb(191, 191, 191); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; font-style: italic; line-height: 16px;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">LaCapra's<a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/topic/following-darwins-footsteps">&nbsp;trip to the Galapagos Islands</a> has allowed her to see - and hear - things she's never experienced before. Play a little game with us, will you?</span></p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:44:20 +0000 Véronique LaCapra & Kelsey Proud 28077 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Let's Play Name That Sound... Of The Galapagos To The Galapagos! 'Following In Darwin's Footsteps' Begins http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/galapagos-following-darwins-footsteps-begins <p>St. Louis Public Radio's science reporter&nbsp;<a href="http://www.stlpublicradio.org/info/onair.php#lacapra" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(205, 23, 19); font-family: georgia, 'palatino linotype', palatino, 'times new roman', times, serif; line-height: 20.15625px;" title="Véronique LaCapra, science reporter at St. Louis Public Radio">Véronique LaCapra</a>&nbsp;sets off this week on a trip to the Galapagos Islands.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 21:38:23 +0000 Alex Heuer, Don Marsh, Mary Edwards, Véronique LaCapra & Kelsey Proud 27589 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org To The Galapagos! 'Following In Darwin's Footsteps' Begins