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Women were awarded more PhDs in the US than men last year

Men still earned the majority of PhDs in most STEM subjects Image: REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Kate Whiting

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 More women than men earned PhDs in the US in 2017.
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 The gender pay gap in the US is slowly closing.
Image: Institute for Women’s Policy Research

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