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Top scientists sue Salk Institute for gender discrimination


SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two top scientists are suing their employer, the Salk Institute, alleging that they and other women have suffered long-term gender discrimination at the renowned California research center.

Vicki Lundblad and Katherine Jones allege in their lawsuit filed this week that the institute has long been an "old boys club," the San Diego Union-Tribune reported Thursday ( ). The suit describes "a culture where women are paid less, not promoted and denied opportunities and benefits simply because they are women," the newspaper said.

Lundblad and Jones allege th...

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