Howard Bauchner Leaves <em>JAMA</em> Following Podcast Fallout
Howard Bauchner Leaves JAMA Following Podcast Fallout
The editor-in-chief will step down this month following the release of a podcast in February that suggested systemic racism does not exist in medicine.
Howard Bauchner Leaves JAMA Following Podcast Fallout
Howard Bauchner Leaves JAMA Following Podcast Fallout

The editor-in-chief will step down this month following the release of a podcast in February that suggested systemic racism does not exist in medicine.

The editor-in-chief will step down this month following the release of a podcast in February that suggested systemic racism does not exist in medicine.

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Leader of the Pack, 1903&ndash;1994
Leader of the Pack, 1903–1994
Lisa Winter | Jun 1, 2021
Ruth Ella Moore had a trailblazing career, overcoming barriers of racism and sexism as she pursued her interest in microbiology.
Top <em>JAMA</em> Editor on Leave in Fallout Over Racism Podcast
Top JAMA Editor on Leave in Fallout Over Racism Podcast
Shawna Williams | Mar 26, 2021
The move follows widespread criticism of the episode and its promotion, and the resignation of the podcast’s host.
MIT Unveils Program to Help Grad Students Find a New Adviser
MIT Unveils Program to Help Grad Students Find a New Adviser
Lisa Winter | Mar 9, 2021
Graduate student advocacy groups were central to designing the program, which provides a semester of funding if a trainee needs time to find a new mentor.
Black in X Addresses Long-Standing Inequity in STEM
Black in X Addresses Long-Standing Inequity in STEM
Lisa Winter | Nov 16, 2020
In a year of racial tumult, Black scientists are uniting for visibility and action. 
Book Excerpt from <em>How Zoologists Organize Things</em>
Book Excerpt from How Zoologists Organize Things
David Bainbridge | Sep 1, 2020
In Chapter 1, “An ABC of Early Classification,” author David Bainbridge explores the theological roots of zoology.
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2020
Meet some of the people featured in the September 2020 issue of The Scientist.
Opinion: Zoology&rsquo;s Racism Problem
Opinion: Zoology’s Racism Problem
David Bainbridge | Sep 1, 2020
A new book explores the history of scientists’ efforts to classify living things.
Opinion: The Politics of Science and Racism
Opinion: The Politics of Science and Racism
Sadye Paez, Erich D. Jarvis | Aug 18, 2020
Race has been used to segment humanity and, by extension, establish and enforce a hierarchy in science. Individual and institutional commitments to racial justice in the sciences must involve political activity.
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Jul 13, 2020
Meet some of the people featured in the July/August 2020 issue of The Scientist.
Academia to FBI on Monitoring Chinese Scientists: &ldquo;Tread Carefully&rdquo;
Academia to FBI on Monitoring Chinese Scientists: “Tread Carefully”
Jef Akst | Aug 12, 2019
Nearly two dozen higher education groups warn the government to be cautious when advising US research universities to keep an eye on students and faculty with ties to certain Chinese institutions.
NIH Tightens Security, Blocking Iranian Scientists from Campus
NIH Tightens Security, Blocking Iranian Scientists from Campus
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 4, 2019
Two scientists, who came to the Bethesda campus to give presentations, hold US green cards and had previously visited without incident.
Chinese-American Scientist Societies Fear Racial Profiling
Chinese-American Scientist Societies Fear Racial Profiling
Ruth Williams | Mar 21, 2019
Scientists argue that anti-Chinese political rhetoric and policies could harm US research.
How to Separate the Science From the (Jerk) Scientist
How to Separate the Science From the (Jerk) Scientist
Anna Azvolinsky | May 18, 2018
A recent toast to James Watson highlights a tolerance for bigotry many want excised from the scientific community.
Secret Eugenics Conference Uncovered at University College London
Secret Eugenics Conference Uncovered at University College London
Jim Daley | Jan 11, 2018
The university says it is launching an investigation into the meeting, which was held by one of its senior lecturers. 
So You’ve Been Mistaken as a White Nationalist
So You’ve Been Mistaken as a White Nationalist
Kerry Grens | Aug 17, 2017
Biomedical engineer Kyle Quinn fends off a frenzied Internet mob after being wrongly identified as a Charlottesville protester.
Notable Science Quotes
Notable Science Quotes
The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2017
Climate change, research funding, race, and much more
Racist Relics: An Ugly Blight On Our Botanical Nomenclature
Melvin Hunter | Nov 24, 1991
Sad to say, a number of racially offensive common plant names long ago slipped into the vernacular of gardening, and some have found their way into horticulture's most important reference books.