America's Science Agencies' Sexual Harassment Policies Are Still Super Confusing, an Investigation Finds
A few years into science's #MeToo movement, the government agencies that fund American science are still working on solidifying rules meant to keep harassers from working with students, and to deter harassment in the future.
New Female Scientists Get $40,000 Less in Federal Grants Than New Male Ones, Study Finds
Bias in funding is an underappreciated barrier for women and underrepresented minorities in science.
The Director of a Major Science Funding Agency Apologizes for Taking So Long to Address Sexual Harassment in Science
The National Institutes of Health also released the numbers of scientists it has taken action against, in response to claims they harassed others.
Will the New Congress Take Up Sexual Harassment in Science?
Several members of Congress are already eying legislation to require universities to report taxpayer-funded harassers to the government.
Dispatches: Five Essential Reads From the Past Week
A collection of some of our most important and timely stories, from a round-up of news about Jerry Brown's final days in office as governor of California to an investigation into what happens to federal grants when scientists are faced with accusations of wrongdoing.
Is Academic Research in the U.K. About to Die Off?
New rules that go into effect in May could prevent scientists from discussing their work with Parliament, public-health researchers say.