Women close the gender gap in television coverage of Olympics

Women in the United States may still have to contend with a shortfall in their lifetime earnings and a glass ceiling in the boardroom, but they've closed the gender gap in at least one arena—the television coverage they ...

Self-managed teams lead to much lower pay for women

As companies trim their hierarchies and form teams of employees to manage themselves, researchers from Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis are sounding warning bells.

Giant panda gives birth at US National Zoo

A giant panda gave birth to a cub at the US National Zoo, raising hopes for a rare success after a series of false pregnancies and a death.

Communicating nightingales: Older males trill better

Older male nightingales perform faster and more demanding trills than their younger rivals. These findings were published by researchers at the University of Basel and the Netherlands Institute of Ecology in the online edition ...