women in science
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.
Slight Female Bias in French Science Teacher Exams
Slight Female Bias in French Science Teacher Exams
Tanya Lewis | Jul 29, 2016
High school and college-level oral examiners graded women higher than men in male-dominated fields.
Gender Gap in Science Publishing
Gender Gap in Science Publishing
Tanya Lewis | May 10, 2016
Study reveals trends in the frequency of female first authors on medical studies.
Student Fights Harassment with Wikipedia
Student Fights Harassment with Wikipedia
Jef Akst | Mar 10, 2016
Every time Emily Temple-Wood receives an inappropriate email, she writes a Wikipedia entry about a woman scientist.
NSF Calls for Harassment Prevention
NSF Calls for Harassment Prevention
Tracy Vence | Jan 27, 2016
The National Science Foundation reiterates its commitment “to eradicate gender-based discrimination in science” with a statement geared toward the institutions it funds.