Scientists Discover Children’s Cells Living in Mothers’ Brains

By Juliana Jiménez Jaramillo The connection between mother and child is physical and psychological, and may be even deeper than previously thought. According to Scientific American, “cells may migrate through the placenta between the mother and the fetus, taking up residence in many organs of the body including the lung, thyroid muscle, liver, heart, kidney and […]

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Motherhood and the Workplace

By Andrea Alarcón A coworker of mine, let’s call her Monica, just had a baby boy. While off on her one-month maternity leave, our boss found another web producer to temporarily take her place. Now she’s back, but not to her old job, but to a less prominent one (equal pay), since no one wanted […]

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Seven Billion – NYTimes.com

By Juliana Jiménez Some interesting facts on the condition of women worldwide arise out of this NYT article on whether the Earth can sustain Seven Billion people, a population count we are predicted to hit today: Most of the world’s 800 million illiterate people are women. (Which reinforces a vicious cycle of disenfranchisement, among other things). “Nearly two-thirds of women […]

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