Nearly 40 percent of women with engineering degrees either leave or never enter the field, and a survey of some 5,300 women points to the work environment as the main culprit, NPR reports.
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In PLOS this week: founder mutation linked to some leukoencephalopathy cases, transcript and protein profiles of the kissing bug, and more.
BGI CEO Ye Yin says that mapping variation within the human genome will bring a "big data revolution" to healthcare, Wired UK writes.
All the images that investigators produce through their research present a challenge to share, Nature News reports.
The House of Representatives science committee has approved a measure that includes new rules for large National Science Foundation projects, ScienceInsider reports.