The Many Hurdles That Female Scientists Still Face In The Lab

Published: Nov 17, 2016

Are women scientists getting an even shake as they try to advance their careers? Research on the subject suggests maybe not. For example, a new study published in the journal Academic Medicine finds that a substantial salary gap favors male scientists to the tune of $20,000. Another study suggests evidence of bias against women's ability to keep a steady stream of research funding, which is the lifeblood of any scientist's career.

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