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 Science this week: mtDNA analysis give glimpse into decline of Neanderthals in Europe, and more.
The University of Arizona's Raina Maier writes that an understanding of the Earth's microbiome is needed.
The proposed Canadian budget emphasizes partnerships with industry, Nature News reports.
An Australian study of personalized medicine has run into problems as it recruits patients.