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Scientists want to have more children, study shows

by | Aug. 16, 2011

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A new study shows that scientists at the nation's top 20 research programs wish they could have had more children.

Elaine Ecklund and Anne Lincoln, sociologists from Rice University and Southern Methodist University respectively, found that while 45.4 percent of women and 24.5 percent of men said their careers kept them from having as many children as they wanted, female scientists are more satisfied with their lives than their male counterparts, indicating that having fewer children than desired has a bigger effect on men.

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