Following on the success of its DragonflyTV program, PBS has started a SciGirls show to "empower your girls to ask questions, communicate, and encourage one another. Under the Microscope's Sam Lemonick is impressed and, though not the demographic being targeted, enjoyed the show. "Their model is a good one.

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La Trobe University's Jenny Graves has won the $250,000 Prime Minister's Prize for Science, the Guardian reports.

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