Under Trump, Scientists May Get a Break on Data-Sharing
The Association of American Universities worries that the open-access policies federal research agencies are developing now are not sufficiently aligned. Any slowdown in putting them in place, it says, is "probably a positive."
Ioannidis helps lead center to analyze how science goes wrong
At the new Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford, or Metrics, John P.A. Ioannidis and Steven N. Goodman, both professors of medicine at Stanford, plan to study how research is done, and how it can be done better.
How to level the playing field for women in science
The good news: Many more women than ever before are completing Ph.D.'s in the sciences. Back in 2000, when I was appointed the first female dean of the graduate division at the University of California at Berkeley, I was delighted to learn that about half of the incoming doctoral students in the biological sciences-and more than 30 percent in heavily male fields like chemistry and engineering-were women.