Career Blog Aug 27, 2021 Pandemic Push for Grad Student Unions Science reports that the pandemic has ramped up efforts to unionize among many graduate students. Aug 10, 2021 Not Super Pleased A survey explores how UK academics view their university leadership teams' decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nature reports Jul 27, 2021 Cycle Repeat? Nature News writes that some researchers are concerned that an infusion of funding for the National Institutes of Health could lead to another "boom and bust" cycle. Jun 10, 2021 Enrollment Down According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, enrollment at colleges and universities in the US was down this spring, as compared to 2020. Apr 14, 2021 The Pandemic and Women in STEM The New York Times reports on how the COVID-19 pandemic may affect women in STEM. Feb 25, 2021 Missing from the Top A new report finds that women, especially women of color, are missing among the high-earners at research universities in the US, the Chronicle of Higher Education writes. Jan 26, 2021 Time Lost Researcher-parents, especially mothers of small children, have lost research time during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. Jan 20, 2021 Time of Preprints Inside Higher Ed reports that the preprint site medRxiv has taken off with the COVID-19 pandemic. Nov 10, 2020 Now for Spring Semester Plans Inside Higher Ed reports some university professors are pushing back against plans for increased numbers of in-person classes for next semester. Oct 08, 2020 Not So Many Job Openings Academic science, technology, engineering, and medicine job openings are down by 70 percent, according to Science Careers. Load More Breaking News Ancient DNA Analysis Highlights Three Ancestral Populations in Japan FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.