Black students take on more debt and get fewer slots on grants, data show | Science

New data from the National Science Foundation (NSF) on U.S. college student debt offer fresh proof of racial variations in the training of Black Ph.D. students in science—and mean... Read more »

NIH removed more than 70 lab heads from grants after harassment complaints | Science

DARIA KIRPACH/SALZMAN ART Since early 2018, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has actually gotten more than 300 complaints of sexual and other harassment and removed 75 primary detectives... Read more »

Men get larger first NIH grants, but is the news all bad for female scientists? | Science

Gary Waters/Getty Images A headline-grabbing research study out today is contributing to issues about gender predisposition in science: Females got about $40,000 less than men in their first financing... Read more »

What NSF’s new diversity grants say about attempts to help minority students | Science

Students style, construct, and test radio telescopes at the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia under a National Science Foundation grant. Nima ShahabShahmir/GreenBank Observatory TedHodapp has actually invested the... Read more »