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On Race, Gender, and NIH Funding
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.
Metabolic Syndrome, Research, and Race
Metabolic Syndrome, Research, and Race
Anthony Ryan Hatch | Jul 1, 2016
Scientists who study the lifestyle disorder must do a better job of incorporating political and social science into their work.
Book Excerpt from <em>Blood Sugar</em>
Book Excerpt from Blood Sugar
Anthony Ryan Hatch | Jun 30, 2016
Author Anthony Ryan Hatch relays his personal experience with metabolic syndrome.
Extra Salary Data
Extra Salary Data
The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2014
Explore more facets of our annual Salary Survey.
On Race and Medicine
On Race and Medicine
Keith Norris | Feb 1, 2014
Until health care becomes truly personalized, race and ethnicity will continue to be important clues guiding medical treatments.
NIH Bias Challenged
NIH Bias Challenged
Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2013
A new study disputes findings of a 2011 analysis suggesting that black researchers are funded less than their equally qualified white peers.
Book Excerpt from Living Color
Nina G. Jablonski | Oct 1, 2012
In Chapter 3, "Out of the Tropics," author Nina G. Jablonski, explores the genes behind skin pigmentation and makes the distinction between color and race.
True Colors
Nina G. Jablonski | Oct 1, 2012
The biological and social ramifications of skin pigmentation are too often ignored by scientists, teachers, and the general public.