From a survey of active mid-career physician researchers in the US, the University of Michigan's Reshma Jagsi and her colleagues found that male academics make more than their female counterparts, even when salaries are adjusted for differences in specialty, institutional characteristics, academic productivity, academic rank, work hours, and more. In a paper published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association this week, Jagsi et al.

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In Cell this week: map of human protein interactions, mutant phenotype variability in organisms of the same species from different genetic backgrounds, and more.

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