Over at In the Pipeline, Derek Lowe pays homage to bacteria. Learning about antibacterial drug discovery "has given me a new respect for the nasty resilience of bacteria," he writes. "Their independent, free-living nature makes them nastier than even tumor cell lines. ...

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

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In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

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