Study: Women Turned Off By Science Because It Makes Them Feel Less Sexy


Women are still alarmingly underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). According to a study published this month, only 24 percent of STEM jobs are held by women, a figure that hasn't budged in a decade. There are many theories as to why, but until this past week, perhaps few would have thought that a women's desire to be hot was one of them.