The Skew in the Lab

Elite male faculty members in the life sciences train fewer women than other faculty members, according to an analysis from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Jason Sheltzer and Joan Smith in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week.

Sheltzer and Smith examined publicly accessible data gathered from university directories and faculty websites about the makeup of biology labs at leading US academic institutions.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.

Researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Sydney sequenced numerous platypus genomes to study their population history.

Robert Redfield, the new pick to lead the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has faced criticism for some of his work.

In Nature this week: sequenced genomes of five additional Neanderthals, and more.