Psychologist says research relies on too many participants from Western, educated, industrialized, rich, and democratic societies
News from ScienceNine years ago, a research team argued that psychology studies relied to an alarming rate on people from Western, educated, industrialized, rich, and democratic societies. Little has changed—but a psychologist is hoping to make a difference.
Outspoken neuroscientist, denied tenure, leaves university with little comment
News from ScienceBethAnn McLaughlin, the neuroscientist who founded the advocacy organization #MeTooSTEM, has left Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville “by mutual agreement” with the institution.
#ShowYourStripes visuals adorn ties, cufflinks, and the stage of a German music festival
News from ScienceA campaign called #ShowYourStripes is flooding social media with blue and red striped barcodelike images, each of which represents more than a century of temperature data for virtually all countries and all 50 U.S. states.
Two academic lab chiefs are forming a new lab with GlaxoSmithKline to use the genome editor to find novel drug targets
News from ScienceTop CRISPR researchers at two University of California campuses have teamed up with pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline to form a new laboratory that will use the genome editor to screen for new drugs.