While women continue to make less money than their male counterparts, on average, across all disciplines, a new US Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration report says that "the gender wage gap is smaller in STEM jobs than in non-STEM jobs." Using regression analyses to control for factors such as an employees' age, educational attainment, and region of residence from US Census Bureau data, researchers at the Department of Commerce found that "for every dollar earned by a man

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

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