A peer reviewer's suggestion that a manuscript could be improved by the inclusion of a male author has drawn shock and outrage.

According to Retraction Watch, Fiona Ingleby, a postdoc at the University of Sussex, and her colleague Megan Head at the Australian National University submitted a manuscript that examined gender differences in the transition from graduate school to being a postdoc.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.