Opinion: Making Online Teaching a Success
Opinion: Making Online Teaching a Success
Here are the lessons we’ve learned so far about the keys to virtual science education—including what to do about lab classes.
Opinion: Making Online Teaching a Success
Opinion: Making Online Teaching a Success

Here are the lessons we’ve learned so far about the keys to virtual science education—including what to do about lab classes.

Here are the lessons we’ve learned so far about the keys to virtual science education—including what to do about lab classes.

education
College Class Cancellations Skyrocket Amid Coronavirus Concerns
College Class Cancellations Skyrocket Amid Coronavirus Concerns
Lisa Winter | Mar 10, 2020
Dozens of schools across 11 states have announced emergency policies to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
Harvard, Yale Investigated for Undisclosed Foreign Funding
Harvard, Yale Investigated for Undisclosed Foreign Funding
Catherine Offord | Feb 13, 2020
The US Department of Education is looking into allegations that the institutions failed to report hundreds of millions of dollars in gifts from other countries.
Harvard Graduate Students on Strike
Harvard Graduate Students on Strike
Kerry Grens | Dec 4, 2019
The students’ union and the university could not reach an agreement on salary, health benefits, and harassment protections.
Academics in Ukraine Fighting Against Rampant Misconduct
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.
Opinion: The Nature of Social Inequalities in Great Britain
Opinion: The Nature of Social Inequalities in Great Britain
Abdel Abdellaoui, Judy Luigjes | Oct 21, 2019
Regional differences in wealth in the UK are tied to genetic variants related to education—and migration is only widening the gap.
Opinion: How to Stop Women’s Silence in STEM
Opinion: How to Stop Women’s Silence in STEM
Andrea Anton, Francisca C. Garcia, Maria Ll. Calleja | Jul 16, 2019
Our survey of seminars in biology and chemistry shows that women ask fewer questions than men. We propose ways to change that.
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2019
Meet some of the people featured in the June 2019 issue of The Scientist.
Brazilian Academics Protest Against Budget Cuts
Brazilian Academics Protest Against Budget Cuts
Ignacio Amigo | May 21, 2019
Blocked resources and the suspension of research scholarships threaten the future of Brazilian science, academics say.
Does Sharing the Womb with a Brother Affect Girls?
Does Sharing the Womb with a Brother Affect Girls?
Ashley Yeager | Mar 19, 2019
A study links having a male twin with women’s educational, financial, and childbearing decisions. Researchers suspect prenatal exposure to testosterone may play a role.