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The organization says election to the NAS is for life.

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The relationship is independent of grantees’ scientific accomplishments.

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Gender Disparity in Science Publishing Among PhD Students

By Katarina Zimmer | November 9, 2017

A new survey finds a consistent gap between men and women across numerous fields of science.  

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Pioneer of Crystallography Dies

By Katarina Zimmer | October 27, 2017

Isabella Karle has passed away at age 95. 

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FDA to Cut Back Hiring of Non-US Citizens

By Shawna Williams | August 14, 2017

The move appears to be out of step with other HHS agencies.

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Image of the Day: Senior Scientists

By The Scientist Staff | March 28, 2017

The aging science and engineering workforce in the U.S. can be traced back to the Baby Boomer cohort of researchers and the elimination of mandatory retirement in universities.

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The Narcissistic Scientist

By Bruno Lemaitre | October 1, 2016

Are leading researchers driven more by the quest for knowledge or the pursuit of fame?

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The Global Science Era

By Ephraim M. Govere | May 1, 2016

As international collaboration becomes increasingly common, researchers must work to limit their own biases and let cultural diversity enhance their work.

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Useless Peer Review?

By Abby Olena | October 15, 2013

A study shows that the methods by which scientists evaluate each other’s work are error-prone and poor at measuring merit.

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Canadian Scientists “Muzzled”

By Hannah Waters | February 21, 2012

Governmental red tape blocks scientists from discussing their research with journalists, according to an open letter.

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