How do male scientists balance lab life with home life? – AAAS MemberCentral post


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By interviewing male biologists and physicists from different career stages, Elaine Howard Ecklund and colleagues examined how these scientists balance time spent in the lab versus time spent on household and child-rearing tasks. The original study isn’t available yet, but Scott Jaschik of Inside Higher Ed recounts some interesting tidbits from what was presented at the American Sociological Association annual meeting.

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