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Women have disrupted research on bird song, and their findings show...

Kevin Omland, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Evangeline Rose, University of Maryland, and Karan Odom, Cornell University Americans often idealize scientists as unbiased, objective observers....

2020 campaign shows the more women run, the more they are...

Elizabeth C. Tippett, University of Oregon When Victoria Woodhull ran for president in 1872, she was depicted as “Mrs. Satan” in a political cartoon. When...

The war on women coaches

Laura Burton, University of Connecticut and Nicole LaVoi, University of Minnesota During the past women’s college basketball season, two prominent head coaches, University of...

Public shaming of workplace harassers may force employers to stop protecting...

Elizabeth C. Tippett, University of Oregon Since the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke, a growing number of workplace harassment victims have decided to go public. Since...

How the US tax code bypasses women entrepreneurs

Caroline Bruckner, American University As Republicans in Congress put the finishing touches on a tax plan that’s aimed at overhauling the system, there is one...

What the Google gender ‘manifesto’ really says about Silicon Valley

Marie Hicks, University of Wisconsin-Madison Five years ago, Silicon Valley was rocked by a wave of “brogrammer” bad behavior, when overfunded, highly entitled, mostly white...

How a job acquires a gender (and less authority if it’s...

Sarah Thebaud, University of California, Santa Barbara and Laura Doering, McGill University “I’m not bossy, I’m the boss.” So proclaims Beyoncé in a video in...

Scandals at Uber and Fox show dangers of letting macho cultures...

Bert Spector, Northeastern University Most of us have probably seen the video of Uber founder and CEO Travis Kalanick scolding one of his own drivers,...

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Yes, there is a war between science and religion

Jerry Coyne, University of Chicago As the West becomes more and more secular, and the discoveries of evolutionary biology and cosmology shrink the boundaries of...