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In article <emerkin-0211941437450001 at> emerkin at itsmail1.hamilton.edu (Emily Beth Merkin) writes:

>***This too is my first contact with the newsgroup, but I find it quite
>obvious why there is such a group...women consistantly have been steered

    Although I have no problem with the creation of bionet.w-i-b, I do think 
some issues that have been discussed (as above) may be best served by bringing 
such discussions to the bionet.general readership rather than secluded within 
bionet.w-i-b as, more-or-less, a place to vent.

-Regards, Peter                     

>away from the sciences until the last few years, yet I 
even find this at>the collegiate level at times.  A support network for women 
in sciences is>a valuable resource.  As for a Men In Biology newsgroup...well, 
the>majority of biologists are most likely men, so that shouldn't be too 
>difficult.>            Emily Beth Merkin at emerkin at hamilton.edu

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