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Which graduate students gain patents? Gender holds an answer

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Female graduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields are less likely than their male counterparts to have an advisor who has racked up many patents. Credit: Getty

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Nature 621, 11 (2023)



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