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Salk Faces Gender Discrimination Lawsuits
Jef Akst | Jul 17, 2017
Two high-ranking female scientists at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California, claim the center is run by a team of “good old boys.”
Ben Andrew Henry | Dec 31, 2016
Meet some of the people featured in the January 2017 issue of
2016 Life Sciences Salary Survey
Karen Zusi | Oct 31, 2016
Most researchers feel stimulated by their work but are dissatisfied with their compensation, according to this year’s results.
On Race, Gender, and NIH Funding
Bob Grant | Aug 1, 2016
The results of two studies suggest slightly different biases in the review of National Institutes of Health R01 grant applications from minority and/or women researchers.
Slight Female Bias in French Science Teacher Exams
Tanya Lewis | Jul 29, 2016
High school and college-level oral examiners graded women higher than men in male-dominated fields.
Male Docs in Academia Earn More: Study
Kerry Grens | Jul 12, 2016
Female physicians working at medical schools in the U.S. make about $51,000 less than their male counterparts on average.
Gender Gap in Science Publishing
Tanya Lewis | May 10, 2016
Study reveals trends in the frequency of female first authors on medical studies.
Study: Men Get Bigger Start-Up Packages
Jef Akst | Sep 17, 2015
A new analysis reveals yet another gender gap in science.
Bias in Hiring Female STEM Faculty
Kerry Grens | Apr 14, 2015
Women applying to faculty openings in science or engineering have a two-fold better chance of getting the job than men, according to a hiring simulation.
New Look at the Leaky Pipeline
Bob Grant | Feb 20, 2015
Academic science no longer loses more women than men, a study shows; STEM fields are losing male and female PhDs equally.