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Opinion: We Must Demand Evidence of Peer Review

By Nikolai Slavov | May 21, 2018

Peer review varies in quality and thoroughness. Making it publicly available could improve it.

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How to Separate the Science From the (Jerk) Scientist

By Anna Azvolinsky | May 18, 2018

A recent toast to James Watson highlights a tolerance for bigotry many want excised from the scientific community.

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Men received both more and larger grants than women did, ending up with three times as much funding on average.

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The organization says election to the NAS is for life.

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Technology and family constraints are making the “ghostdoc” more popular, but the setup is not without costs, researchers say.

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The relationship is independent of grantees’ scientific accomplishments.

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The decision affects about 5,000 graduate students at the university who are eligible to join the union.

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Quentin Wheeler’s firing of department chairs earlier this year didn’t sit well with university faculty members.  

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Women who identified as sexual minorities, however, were more likely to remain in a STEM field.

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How to Successfully Collaborate with Industry

By Ashley P. Taylor | March 1, 2018

In efforts to translate basic-science results into pharmaceuticals and other technologies, success cannot be taken for granted.

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