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Petition Asks National Academy of Sciences to Boot Sexual Harassers
Shawna Williams | May 4, 2018
The organization says election to the NAS is for life.
Study: Winning an Early-Career Research Grant Begets More Funding
Shawna Williams | Apr 23, 2018
The relationship is independent of grantees’ scientific accomplishments.
Gender Disparity in Science Publishing Among PhD Students
Katarina Zimmer | Nov 8, 2017
A new survey finds a consistent gap between men and women across numerous fields of science.
Pioneer of Crystallography Dies
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 27, 2017
Isabella Karle has passed away at age 95.
FDA to Cut Back Hiring of Non-US Citizens
Shawna Williams | Aug 14, 2017
The move appears to be out of step with other HHS agencies.
Image of the Day: Senior Scientists
Staff | Mar 27, 2017
The aging science and engineering workforce in the U.S. can be traced back to the Baby Boomer cohort of researchers and the elimination of mandatory retirement in universities.
The Narcissistic Scientist
Bruno Lemaitre | Sep 30, 2016
Are leading researchers driven more by the quest for knowledge or the pursuit of fame?
The Global Science Era
Ephraim M. Govere | Apr 30, 2016
As international collaboration becomes increasingly common, researchers must work to limit their own biases and let cultural diversity enhance their work.
Useless Peer Review?
Abby Olena | Oct 15, 2013
A study shows that the methods by which scientists evaluate each other’s work are error-prone and poor at measuring merit.
Canadian Scientists “Muzzled”
Hannah Waters | Feb 21, 2012
Governmental red tape blocks scientists from discussing their research with journalists, according to an open letter.