Hundreds of Scientists Declare Support for Extinction Rebellion
Hundreds of Scientists Declare Support for Extinction Rebellion
Signatories of the declaration say the need for governments to act on human-driven climate change is too urgent to stay silent.
Hundreds of Scientists Declare Support for Extinction Rebellion
Hundreds of Scientists Declare Support for Extinction Rebellion

Signatories of the declaration say the need for governments to act on human-driven climate change is too urgent to stay silent.

Signatories of the declaration say the need for governments to act on human-driven climate change is too urgent to stay silent.

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Postdocs More Important to Grad Students’ Skills than PIs Are
Postdocs More Important to Grad Students’ Skills than PIs Are
Emily Makowski | Oct 14, 2019
According to a new study, active participation in lab discussions from more senior lab members is positively linked to grad students’ abilities.
UPR Hasn’t Paid Some TAs for Nearly Two Months
UPR Hasn’t Paid Some TAs for Nearly Two Months
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 11, 2019
Graduate students at the University of Puerto Rico Río Piedras campus have issued a public statement denouncing their institution over late payments for teaching and research assistants.
Study Topic Influences Funding Disparity for Black Scientists
Study Topic Influences Funding Disparity for Black Scientists
Ashley Yeager | Oct 10, 2019
A new analysis finds that black scientists tend to propose projects that have lower rates of funding from the National Institutes of Health than other fields.
Berkeley Labs Face Power Outage Amid Wildfire Threat
Berkeley Labs Face Power Outage Amid Wildfire Threat
Emily Makowski | Oct 9, 2019
The utility company PG&E has cut electricity to much of the Bay Area as a preventive measure.
Cells’ Oxygen Sensing Discovery Earns Nobel Prize
Cells’ Oxygen Sensing Discovery Earns Nobel Prize
Emily Makowski | Oct 7, 2019
For the Physiology or Medicine award, Peter Ratcliffe, William Kaelin, and Gregg Semenza are credited with figuring out molecular and genetic responses to oxygen levels.
Opinion: Can Prizes Help Women Shatter Science’s Glass Ceiling?
Opinion: Can Prizes Help Women Shatter Science’s Glass Ceiling?
Marja Makarow | Oct 2, 2019
As we await the announcement of the 2019 Nobel Prize winners, it’s time to question why female scientists still lag behind their male colleagues.
Image of the Day: Meteorite Under the Scope
Image of the Day: Meteorite Under the Scope
Emily Makowski | Oct 1, 2019
Artist Carol Roullard specializes in microcrystal photography.
Union Says National Lab in Canada Is a Toxic Workplace
Union Says National Lab in Canada Is a Toxic Workplace
Jef Akst | Sep 30, 2019
After a scientist at the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg had a mental breakdown that may have contributed to her death in 2016, employees raise red flags about an unhealthy work environment.
Opinion: Why It Is Time to Make Conferences Worth It
Opinion: Why It Is Time to Make Conferences Worth It
Nicholas Rowe | Sep 26, 2019
Very little science from meetings reaches a meaningfully large audience.