Women Who Win Science Prizes Earn Less Money, Prestige than Men
Women Who Win Science Prizes Earn Less Money, Prestige than Men
Biomedical awards from the past 50 years reveal a gender imbalance, but it appears to be improving.
Women Who Win Science Prizes Earn Less Money, Prestige than Men
Women Who Win Science Prizes Earn Less Money, Prestige than Men

Biomedical awards from the past 50 years reveal a gender imbalance, but it appears to be improving.

Biomedical awards from the past 50 years reveal a gender imbalance, but it appears to be improving.

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Government Shutdown Keeps Young Scientists in Limbo
Government Shutdown Keeps Young Scientists in Limbo
Shawna Williams | Jan 16, 2019
With the lapse in government funding in its fourth week, early-career researchers tell The Scientist how their businesses, jobs, and research have been affected.
Rusty Gage Named President of Salk Institute
Rusty Gage Named President of Salk Institute
Shawna Williams | Jan 8, 2019
The neuroscientist had been serving as interim president since Elizabeth Blackburn stepped down last year following gender discrimination lawsuits against the institute.
Scientists Suffer in Continued Government ShutdownScientists Suffer in Continued Government Shutdown
Scientists Suffer in Continued Government Shutdown
Jef Akst | Jan 4, 2019
As the second full week of lapsed funding comes to a close, some 800,000 federal employees are stuck at home, including some biologists.
The Open Data Explosion
The Open Data Explosion
Viviane Callier | Jan 1, 2019
Scientists are working to maximize the benefits and minimize the costs of sharing.
Canadian Government Ending Networks of Centres of Excellence Program
Canadian Government Ending Networks of Centres of Excellence Program
Ashley P. Taylor | Dec 18, 2018
The funding future is uncertain for researchers studying topics including cancer, stem cells, and the Arctic.
Tenured Biology Professor Sacked for Research Misconduct
Tenured Biology Professor Sacked for Research Misconduct
Ashley P. Taylor | Dec 17, 2018
Fei Wang, fired from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, falsified data on grant applications.
Scientists Don’t Stay for Long in Their Jobs Anymore: Study
Scientists Don’t Stay for Long in Their Jobs Anymore: Study
Ashley P. Taylor | Dec 11, 2018
Plus, more scientists nowadays spend their entire careers in supporting roles, rather than leading their own research programs.
UCSF HIV Lab Planning to Close
UCSF HIV Lab Planning to Close
Ashley P. Taylor | Dec 5, 2018
The facility claims to have a federal contract involving fetal tissue research canceled. HHS denies that claim.
University of Arizona Chemistry Professor Sues over Discrimination
University of Arizona Chemistry Professor Sues over Discrimination
Ashley P. Taylor | Dec 4, 2018
Katrina Miranda, seeking class-action status, alleges that women professors are paid less and passed over for promotions and resources.