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September 14, 2018

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Water and Sanitation

Barriers to water and sanitation access

Women are key to clean water access in poor peri-urban settlements in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, as reported by Angoua and colleagues.

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Barriers to water and sanitation access



Open Source Toolkit

The Open Source Toolkit features articles and online projects describing hardware and software that can be used in a research and/or science education setting across different fields, from basic to applied research. The Channel editors aim to showcase how open source tools can lead to innovation, democratisation and increased reproducibility.

Open Source Toolkit

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Understanding the Gender Imbalance in STEM Fields

Women remain underrepresented at higher academic ranks and in the peer-review process and exhibit higher rates of attrition from STEM degrees and careers. The articles in this collection consider factors associated with the inclusion and success of women in STEM fields and propose ways to reduce the gender gap.

Understanding the Gender Imbalance in STEM Fields

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The cultural origin of saving behavior

Ozcan, Costa-Font, and Giuliano find a robust association between immigrant saving behavior and the saving rates in their country of origin that persists up to the third generation.

The cultural origin of saving behavior

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