Controversy over Planned Parenthood leads to new scrutiny of faculty members' research with fetal tissue -- including one professor-turned-presidential candidate who is anti-abortion.
Australian university's decision to forgo federal funding for policy center over opposition to a researcher's views on climate change prompts concern about state of academic freedom and exchange of ideas.
Bill to set spending targets for science agencies has modest overall increases, but cuts for social sciences and energy research.
U. of Delaware won't answer a congressman's request to find out who is paying for work by a researcher who denies climate change. Is protecting such information a faculty right?
Has a key part of the gender gap for women in science and technology been eliminated? Or do the data show the continued loss of female talent in STEM?
President Obama's 2016 budget proposal includes nearly across-the-board increases for research, with heavy focus on biomedical sciences, climate change, advanced manufacturing and STEM education.
The Digital Games Research Association is targeted by #Gamergate supporters over claims that the organization is planning a feminist takeover of the video game industry.
Amid criticism from employees, Oak Ridge National Laboratory calls off voluntary Southern accent "reduction" class.
Elite male biologists are less likely than other male biology researchers to hire female grad students and postdocs for their labs, study finds.
Students in science and math fields learn more and fail courses less when their instructors use methods other than lecturing, a massive study finds.
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