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Genetic Test Could Replace Pap Smear
Kerry Grens | Apr 25, 2014
The US Food and Drug Administration approves a cervical test for human papillomavirus to be used as a primary cancer screening tool.
Ada Lovelace Day
Abby Olena | Oct 15, 2013
Scientists around the world celebrate the computing pioneer by focusing on women in STEM.
On Women Studying STEM
Abby Olena | Oct 4, 2013
Eileen Pollack combines personal experience and data in an essay about being a woman in science.
Opinion: The Successes of Women in STEM
Karen Purcell | Jan 23, 2013
Women have come a long way, but roadblocks remain
Coming to Terms
Anna Ajduk and Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz | Nov 1, 2012
New noninvasive methods of selecting the most viable embryo could revolutionize in vitro fertilization.
Publishing’s Gender Gap
Beth Marie Mole | Oct 23, 2012
Female scholars are gaining ground in publishing, but cluster in sub-disciplines and tend not to be listed as first or last authors.
Biologist Ruffles Feathers on Facebook
Bob Grant | Oct 19, 2012
The blogosphere voices widespread condemnation for a sexist comment made by a researcher attending this week’s annual Society for Neuroscience conference.
Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2012
How to successfully surmount the challenges women face in becoming biotech industry leaders
Caffeine Affects Estrogen Levels
Megan Scudellari | Jan 26, 2012
Moderate caffeine intake is associated with higher estrogen levels for Asians, but lower levels for whites.
Yale Accused of Not Protecting Women
Cristina Luiggi | Sep 8, 2011
The family of a female Yale student who was murdered by a male coworker is suing the university for not doing enough to prevent the tragedy.