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Academic science doesn't deserve its sexist image, Cornell University's Wendy Williams and Stephen Ceci write in a New York Times op-ed.

They argue that most negative descriptions of the academy are based on data from the 1990s or earlier and that recent evidence of sexism is either anecdotal or overgeneralizations.

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National Geographic reports that marine mammals have lost a gene that could make them more susceptible to organophosphate damage.

NPR reports on Human Cell Atlas Consortium's effort to catalog all the different cell types within the human body.

The Union of Concerned Scientists surveyed US government scientists about Trump Administration policies and more, Science reports.

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