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Open-access charges ‘create new inequalities’ in publishing

A global shift towards open-access publishing is opening up new types of inequality within academia, according to research that highlights institutional “stratification” in publishing access outcomes.

Report: FBI has spreadsheets detailing payments to basketball players’ families

Among the reams of evidence collected by the FBI in its investigation of college basketball corruption are meticulous records of payments and scheduled payments to the families of players, Yahoo’s Pete Thamel and Pat Forde report.

Women in gender-equal countries less likely to gain STEM degrees

Women in countries with high levels of gender equality are less likely to gain degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, according to a study.