Female Scientists Told To Add A Male Author To Their Study

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/01/sexist-peer-review_n_7190656.html

A scientific journal sparked a Twitter firestorm when it rejected two female scientists’ work partly because the paper they submitted did not have male co-authors…

Evolutionary geneticists Fiona Ingleby and Megan Head collaborated on a study of gender bias in academia. They found that women with a PhD in biology published fewer articles than their male peers, which the authors argued showed gender bias, reports Times Higher Education.

When the women submitted the study to peer-reviewed journal PLOS ONE, a male reviewer came back with some pretty shocking suggestions…

The women’s reviewer also suggested the publishing gap could exist because middle-aged female scientists preferred spending time with their children to working in a lab…

Is he trying to say that fathers would prefer to work rather than spend time with their kids?

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