Survey: Impact of Parenthood on Career Progression in STEM - Mothers in Science
Mother in Science is launching the first global survey to measure the impact of having children on career progression, scientific productivity and career choices of women in STEMM, and to identify the specific motherhood-related factors driving gender imbalance in STEMM employment.
Evaluating the Impact of Open Access Policies on Research Institutions
The proportion of research outputs published in open access journals or made available on other freely-accessible platforms has increased over the past two decades, driven largely by funder mandates, institutional policies, grass-roots advocacy, and changing attitudes in the research community.
During the current COVID-19 pandemic, the concept of herd immunity has become a topic of much debate. This Comment examines the factors that determine it, discusses how far we have come and considers what it will take to reach herd immunity safely.
The appointment of a climate change denier to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration comes as Americans face profound threats stoked by climate change, from the vast, deadly wildfires in the West to an unusually active hurricane season in the South and East.