Female scientists were 21% less likely to contribute invited commentaries to medical journals during a five-year period than males with similar scientific expertise, seniority, and publication metrics, indicates a new study led by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health[1]. They found that the disparity was larger for women who were further progressed… Read more

Out of almost 1.5 million known animal species on Earth, those with backbones come in an amazing array of shapes and sizes. Vertebrates include fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. The number of species within these groups varies wildly. There are only six species of lungfish and only 25 crocodilians—but roughly 10,000 birds and 9,700… Read more