Scholars Debate Causes of Women’s Underrepresentation in STEM
Scholars Debate Causes of Women’s Underrepresentation in STEM
Two new commentaries on a contested 2018 study about gender disparities in STEM fields clash over whether sex differences or social inequalities are to blame for the lack of women scientists and engineers.
Scholars Debate Causes of Women’s Underrepresentation in STEM
Scholars Debate Causes of Women’s Underrepresentation in STEM

Two new commentaries on a contested 2018 study about gender disparities in STEM fields clash over whether sex differences or social inequalities are to blame for the lack of women scientists and engineers.

Two new commentaries on a contested 2018 study about gender disparities in STEM fields clash over whether sex differences or social inequalities are to blame for the lack of women scientists and engineers.

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Ten-Minute Sabbatical
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
The Scientist Staff | Jan 31, 2019
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.
Open-Access Plan in Europe Bans Publishing in Paywalled Journals
Open-Access Plan in Europe Bans Publishing in Paywalled Journals
Ashley Yeager | Sep 4, 2018
Research funding agencies in Europe will require grantees’ papers to be free to read when they are available online.
On Science and Hip Hop: Q&A with the Wu-Tang Clan’s GZA
On Science and Hip Hop: Q&A with the Wu-Tang Clan’s GZA
Aggie Mika | Oct 13, 2017
The artist discusses music as a means to get kids excited about science, and the inspiration he took from astrophysics and polar bears.
Science vs. Religion?
Science vs. Religion?
Bob Grant | Oct 26, 2015
Two thirds of religious Americans say there is no conflict between their own beliefs and science, according to a survey from the Pew Research Center.
Book Excerpt from <em>Faith vs. Fact</em>
Book Excerpt from Faith vs. Fact
Jerry A. Coyne | Jun 30, 2015
In Chapter 1, “The Problem,” author Jerry Coyne sets the historical stage for his suggestion that science and religion are not compatible and never will be.
The War Rages On
The War Rages On
Jerry A. Coyne | Jun 30, 2015
Conflict between science and religion continues, with effects on health, politics, and the environment.