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U.S. Not World Leader in Women Science Majors and Researchers:
In a Northwestern University study of 66 countries, the U.S. ranked 39th in the number of women in science majors (43 percent), and 10th from the bottom for its proportion of female scientific researchers (26.6 percent).

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Microbiology Society Seeks To Improve Gender Bias In Its Journals

An analysis of nearly 80,000 manuscripts submitted to American Society for Microbiology journals between 2012 and 2018 found the author's gender was "one of the biggest predictors of whether a manuscript would be editorially rejected," says one of the study's authors.»  Link to the original article