Special Report
Gender Gap in Research Output Widens During Pandemic
Gender Gap in Research Output Widens During Pandemic
Experts identify childcare, which tends to fall to women, as one likely cause for the relative decrease in women’s scientific productivity compared with men’s.
Gender Gap in Research Output Widens During Pandemic
Gender Gap in Research Output Widens During Pandemic

Experts identify childcare, which tends to fall to women, as one likely cause for the relative decrease in women’s scientific productivity compared with men’s.

Experts identify childcare, which tends to fall to women, as one likely cause for the relative decrease in women’s scientific productivity compared with men’s.

parenting
Opinion: 10 Ways to Support New Mothers in STEM
Opinion: 10 Ways to Support New Mothers in STEM
Michele Hoffmann | Jun 27, 2019
A support group for mothers is a model for practical, inexpensive steps to ease women’s transition to motherhood—and hopefully retain them in science.
Jumping Spiders Produce Milk to Feed Their Young
Jumping Spiders Produce Milk to Feed Their Young
Diana Kwon | Nov 29, 2018
Without access to their mothers’ milk, Toxeus magnus offspring die within the first 10 days of life.
Dialogue Improves Children’s Learning Abilities
Dialogue Improves Children’s Learning Abilities
Sukanya Charuchandra | Oct 31, 2018
Regardless of parental income and education, children who engage in more two-way conversation with their parents learn better.

Hunting Regulations Shape Brown Bears’ Care for Cubs
Hunting Regulations Shape Brown Bears’ Care for Cubs
Ashley Yeager | Jun 30, 2018
Scandinavian mother bears gain a survival advantage by weaning their babies later than normal, analysis of a 30-year dataset suggests.
First Documented Case of Transgender Mother Breastfeeding
First Documented Case of Transgender Mother Breastfeeding
Kerry Grens | Feb 14, 2018
Doctors report that a regimen of hormones, an antiemetic drug, and pumping gave the woman enough milk production to feed her baby exclusively breastmilk for six weeks.