women in science
Pioneer of Crystallography Dies
Pioneer of Crystallography Dies
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 27, 2017
Isabella Karle has passed away at age 95. 
Synthetic Genomics Faces Gender Discrimination Suit
Synthetic Genomics Faces Gender Discrimination Suit
Ashley P. Taylor | Sep 21, 2017
A former employee alleges that J. Craig Venter and others at his company treated women unfairly.
Diversity Lacking in US Academia: Study
Diversity Lacking in US Academia: Study
Bob Grant | Aug 22, 2017
STEM faculties at public universities have an underrepresentation of African Americans, Hispanics, and women, but there are signs of change.
Study Tracks Gender Ratios at Conferences
Study Tracks Gender Ratios at Conferences
Aggie Mika | Jul 31, 2017
While men make up the majority of invited speakers at four major virology conferences, recent trends demonstrate a greater inclusion of women. 
Sylvy Kornberg: Biography of a Biochemist
Sylvy Kornberg: Biography of a Biochemist
Diana Kwon | Jun 13, 2017
The Scientist identifies a mystery woman in a historic photo as an accomplished researcher from a family of famous scientists whose experiments on DNA replication contributed to a Nobel prize.
Distinguished Autism Researcher Dies
Distinguished Autism Researcher Dies
Diana Kwon | Jun 13, 2017
A child neurologist, Isabelle Rapin popularized the notion that autism was part of a spectrum of disorders.
Science Celebrities: Where Are the Women?
Science Celebrities: Where Are the Women?
Erin Biba | May 15, 2017
Men have traditionally stolen the spotlight as scientific popularizers on TV, but women are making names for themselves in other formats.
Trump Signals Support for Women in STEM
Trump Signals Support for Women in STEM
Joshua A. Krisch | Mar 2, 2017
The president has signed two bills encouraging NASA and the NSF to recruit women into science, technology, engineering, and mathematics professions. 
Notable Science Quotes
Notable Science Quotes
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2017
Science under Trump, gene drive, medical marijuana, and more
2016 Life Sciences Salary Survey
2016 Life Sciences Salary Survey
Karen Zusi | Nov 1, 2016
Most researchers feel stimulated by their work but are dissatisfied with their compensation, according to this year’s results.