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Women who have their first child before 25 or after 35 eventually close the salary divide with their husbands. It’s the years in between that are most problematic, research shows.
A proposed policy would bar the E.P.A. from considering research that doesn't release its raw data for review, blocking some significant work.
If scientists avoid discussing the topic candidly, racist theories will fill the vacuum.
An inquiry into why research on the nature of dogs gets so much attention raises the question of whether there are actually more studies of dogs.
What two Times journalists learned from trying to quote more female experts.
Schools that helped produce some of Silicon Valley's most prominent leaders are hustling to bring a more medicine-like morality to computer science.
For decades, the number of women studying economics seemed to be increasing, easing the persistent scarcity of professional female economists in the United States. But that progress has stalled.
Maryam Mirzakhani was a mathematician, but worked like an artist, always drawing.
The focus on child care may conceal a bigger barrier to female participation in the labor force: tending to the growing ranks of aging family members.
Social media gets all the attention for polarization, but TV is doing more than its share.
We all lose because of the biases of Wall Street and Silicon Valley.
Keeping meticulous records over decades, the Krefeld Entomological Society documented a 75 percent decline in bug populations that shocked the world.
Income and gender make a big difference in who winds up inventing.
Lawsuits have an intimidating effect on an already difficult enterprise.
The National Academy of Sciences called on the federal government to make drastic policy changes to bring down the cost of prescription medicines.
When a clinical trial falters, doctors find themselves sifting through the rubble.
The president won't meet this year's American laureates, no surprise for "a very intelligent person" with no need for science.
Our tax burden could increase by tens of thousands of dollars, based on money we donât even make.
Algorithms are shaping our lives. Where's academia when it comes to helping us make sense of this?
Genius is a male trait, it was widely believed in the 1940s.