An exodus from the sciences Though demand for workers in the science, engineering and technology professions is growing, women are leaving those jobs between the ages of 35 and 40. Midmorning gauges their experience in "hard hat" and "lab coat" culture.9:06 a.m.
Laura Sherbin: is director of research at the Center for Work-Life Policy and co-author of their recent study "The Athena Factor: Reversing the Brain Drain in Science, Engineering, and Technology."
Cynthia Norton: Professor of biology and women's studies at the College of St. Catherines in St. Paul.
Divided, and united, by debate Many Americans complain about the partisan divide, but longtime political reporter Howard Fineman observes that we are a nation born to debate. And in his new book, he says we don't argue enough about the founding principles of our nation.10:06 a.m.
Howard Fineman: Senior Washington correspondent and columnist for Newsweek and author of "The Thirteen American Arguments: Enduring Debates That Define and Inspire Our Country."