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After years of gains, Black STEM representation is falling. Why?

The share of Black students completing STEM degrees was growing until the early 2000s. What went wrong?

#BlackInMarineScienceWeek increases the visibility of Black marine scientists

The week will showcase Black scientists from every imaginable marine science niche, with the goal of inspiring younger generations

Why biological studies on queer people do more harm than good

When studying vulnerable groups, scientists should always be aware of the context their studies take place in

Science thinks it's unbiased. Queer scientists know that's not true

Being a queer scientist is an uphill battle for every inch

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Huge genetic databases are hurting marginalized people's health

White people could be offered genetic tests for certain health conditions, while other people could be offered incorrect or no testing at all

New research points to a simple way to diagnose autism, even in non-verbal patients

Measuring the brain's ability to toggle between two images is highly correlated to the severity of autism symptoms in study participants

Genomics has a diversity problem. Here's how scientists are tackling it

At ASHG, researchers are seeing that using only data from white Europeans is leading to incorrect conclusions

NIH seeks to enroll one million individuals in genetic counseling to improve health research diversity

Medical research has had a long history of disproportionately benefiting wealthier countries and white people, rather than ethnic minorities

Can we take down the dude wall? Can universities glorify anyone besides white men?

Portrait collections showing only white male scientists send clear signals to anyone who does not fit the mold

It's time to cancel the "manel"

All-male panels don't just lack diversity: they're actively counter-productive to diversifying STEM communities

Why academia needs its #MeToo moment

Academia reports the second-highest rates of work-related sexual harassment, only less than the military

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Should peer review stop being anonymous?

Prominent researchers can take the gamble, but junior scientists risk retribution