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French Scientists Accuse National Institute of Discrimination
Christina Reed | Jul 22, 2019
For years, a committee at CNRS has bucked the recommendations of its researchers to hire two social scientists, and colleagues conclude that prejudice is at play.
Academics in Ukraine Fighting Against Rampant Misconduct
Emil Filtenborg, Stefan Weichert | Oct 29, 2019
Plagiarism and bribery are commonplace, they say, and they’ve begun calling out lapses in scientific integrity.
Universities Grapple with Donor Behavior
David Adam | Sep 4, 2019
The Jeffrey Epstein scandal has focused attention on funding of higher education institutions by patrons with disgraceful behavior.
Potential Causes of Irreproducibility Revealed
Abby Olena | Jul 11, 2019
Five independent groups got different results in a drug-response experiment, despite sharing protocols, reagents, and cell lines. The researchers identify technical variables that could be to blame.
Bigger Is Not Always Better for Team Science
Ruth Williams | Feb 13, 2019
Small research groups tend to beat large collaborations when it comes to producing innovative projects and breakthrough discoveries.
PTSD Researcher Naomi Breslau Dies
Ashley P. Taylor | Nov 15, 2018
Breslau found that interpersonal traumas, not just combat or natural disasters, can cause post-traumatic stress disorder.
No sociology please, we're scientists
PN Ranganathan(firstname.lastname@example.org) | May 23, 2005
please, spare us the sociological/political nonsense.
Making STEM Education More Welcoming to Underrepresented Minorities
Esther Landhuis | Jun 1, 2019
Diversity programs are shifting their focus from just providing academic support to creating a learning environment that is more inclusive of people of different backgrounds.
Male LGBQ Students More Likely to Leave STEM Majors Than Their Heterosexual Peers: Study
Diana Kwon | Mar 16, 2018
Women who identified as sexual minorities, however, were more likely to remain in a STEM field.
Book Excerpt from
Anthony Ryan Hatch | Jun 30, 2016
Author Anthony Ryan Hatch relays his personal experience with metabolic syndrome.
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