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Only 14 percent of all engineers in the U.S. today are women, and the gender imbalance continues, or even worsens, when women enter the workforce.
It sounds almost absurd, but that could be one factor behind the so-called “reproducibility crisis”.
My PhD thesis research was a dead end, but that’s why it was important.
Three U.S. scientists share the 2017 award.
They’re a part of every career, and being upfront about them can help put things in perspective.
It’s very far from perfect, but major changes for the better are underway.
Research labs should take a page from the tech companies, by Ijad Madisch, founder of ResearchGate.
Our work helps answer some of society's greatest challenges, but it's usually conveyed with technical language in journals most citizens never see.
Innovation is critical to sustained economic growth—and mathematics can help us understand how it works
A culture that normalizes hypercritical peers is a problem for scientists who want to reach beyond academe.
Opinion piece by Ijad Madisch, co-founder and CEO of ResearchGate, the professional network that connects the world of science and opens research up to all.
Scientific American graphic about slumbering research papers wakes up for an award.
The gender and racial gaps in scientific professions illustrate the need for greater inclusion at all levels.
It’s more than a skirmish over funding, censorship, and “alternative facts”—it’s a battle for basic decency, the people we love, and the future of our planet.
Organs are not the only item of value from the deceased.
A good book evokes a variety of emotions as you read. Turns out, though, that almost all novels and plays provide one of only six “emotional experiences” from beginning to end—a rags-to-riches exuberance, say, or a rise and fall of hope.
Federal climate plans created under the former president, tribal assistance programs, and references to international cooperation have been stricken from the EPA’s website
The curbs echo what happened in Canada six years ago.
In a time when facts don’t matter, and science is being muzzled, American democracy is the real victim
These scientists made important contributions to physics, biology, astronomy and more