Based on their survey of nearly 900 tenure-track faculty members in the US, a pair of researchers from Cornell University says that women are now preferentially chosen over men for tenure-track positions in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics departments.

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King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.

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