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.

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Berkeley Labs Face Power Outage Amid Wildfire Threat
Berkeley Labs Face Power Outage Amid Wildfire Threat
Emily Makowski | Oct 9, 2019
The utility company PG&E has cut electricity to much of the Bay Area as a preventive measure.
After Shutdown, NSF Catching Up on Review Panels, Funding Requests
After Shutdown, NSF Catching Up on Review Panels, Funding Requests
Carolyn Wilke | Feb 1, 2019
All the while, staff members are meeting daily to prepare for another possible pause in operations come mid-month.
US Government Shutdown’s Effects on Science Ripple Overseas
US Government Shutdown’s Effects on Science Ripple Overseas
Catherine Offord | Jan 30, 2019
From canceled conferences to delayed publications, fallout of the shutdown spread beyond US borders, prompting concerns about long-term damage to international collaboration.
US Science Agencies Reopen After Shutdown
US Science Agencies Reopen After Shutdown
Kerry Grens | Jan 27, 2019
The consequences of the partial government closure could be long lasting.
Government Shutdown Keeps Young Scientists in Limbo
Government Shutdown Keeps Young Scientists in Limbo
Shawna Williams | Jan 16, 2019
With the lapse in government funding in its fourth week, early-career researchers tell The Scientist how their businesses, jobs, and research have been affected.
Government Shutdown Hits Funding, Resources, and Morale in Science  
Government Shutdown Hits Funding, Resources, and Morale in Science  
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 11, 2019
From missing paychecks to delayed grants to canceled travel, federal research is feeling the sting.
Government Shutdown Affects NSF, FDA, Other Science Agencies
Government Shutdown Affects NSF, FDA, Other Science Agencies
Catherine Offord | Dec 28, 2018
The ongoing stalemate over the federal budget has forced one-quarter of the US government to begin a second week of closure.
As Government Suspends Operations, Science Projects Go on Hold
As Government Suspends Operations, Science Projects Go on Hold
Kerry Grens | Jan 21, 2018
Thousands of federal employees go on furlough during the shutdown, which could put a stop to research.
Science Setbacks: 2013
Science Setbacks: 2013
Bob Grant | Dec 23, 2013
Attracting research funds is never a simple proposition even in the best of years, but in 2013, life scientists dealt with some unique impediments to getting federal grants.