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UK challenges US in Nobel dominance

9 May 2018

Smriti Mallapaty

A per-capita analysis of physics, chemistry and medicine laureates since the turn of the century reveals the United Kingdom as the most prolific nation.

Women edged out of last-named authorships in top journals

22 January 2018

Jon Brock

A Prestige Index exposes the gender bias in author lists published in top science journals.

New tool tracks gender imbalance in medicine

6 October 2017

Gemma Conroy

Gender proportions in medical schools are almost equal, but disparities persist further up the ranks, a new tracking tool reveals.