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Sexism in science leads to willful blindness

The habits of mind that once almost entirely barred women from the lab remain at work.

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Obamacare could mean a drop in abortions

An economist analyzed data from states that enacted contraception insurance mandates before the federal law was in place.

Japan delivers whiskey to space station, for science

The six astronauts aboard the International Space Station won’t be sneaking a sip — they’ll be seeing if alcoholic beverages mellow the same in space as they do on Earth.

Compounding fallout rattles Wilmington firm

CutisPharma got caught in the fallout after a 2012 meningitis outbreak was traced to a Framingham company’s operations.

Planned Parenthood controversy felt in research labs

Undercover videos accusing Planned Parenthood of harvesting fetal tissue have put research scientists in the spotlight.

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The Senate is turning into the House

More surprising insights from the social sciences.

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