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May 03, 2013

A Prison Sentence for Altering Data

A British scientist is going to prison for 3 months for falsifying data.

November 26, 2004

Saving the Materials of Music

April 25, 2003

From Doing Science to Servicing Science

"In the research world, a scientist aims to generate results and publications; in the servicing world, a scientist aims to help the scientist customer achieve results."

March 02, 2001

What Are You Worth?

November 15, 2002

Science in the real world (1): Declaration of interdependence

"They think of us as scruffy and geeky. In return, we think of them as stupid and greedy."

July 26, 2002

Where Scientists Are Needed

"Until now, only rare exceptions gave scientists a chance to enter the schoolteacher career path."

May 18, 2007

Special Feature: Behavioral Science Careers

May 18, 2007

Public Opinion Research: Measuring Happiness

For behavioral scientists considering a career in public polling research, it helps to have a fascination with numbers.

Christos Anastopoulos in front of a small-scale model of the ATLAS detector at CERN.
December 21, 2012

Breakthrough of the Year: Seekers of the Higgs Boson

Science Careers talks to three young investigators who contributed to this year's monumental discovery.

June 28, 2002

Forensic Science: A Dutch and European Perspective

"Forensic science is a vibrant field of science in which emerging new techniques are swiftly applied."

May 05, 2006

A Novel Look at Postdocs

"Nowadays," she continued, "people have much more freedom in their personal lives and professional choices than they did when they were sold to an apprenticeship in the old days, and yet, at the same time, they're buying into this almost feudal system in which once you dedicate a certain number of years, you are bound by the amount of time you've spent." --Allegra Goodman

March 10, 2000

Nanoscience and Technology--An Upcoming Job Market?

The Great Wall of China at Jinshanling
July 22, 2013

Not Going Abroad and Not Coming Home

China and Japan face contrasting challenges when it comes to managing young scientists' experiences overseas.

August 04, 2006

NIH Urges Career Training and Tracking

"Programs should provide all NRSA trainees with additional professional development skills and career guidance."

May 04, 2001

Careers in Medical Writing: Regulatory Writing-- What's That Then?

February 01, 2002

Horses for Courses--Research Papers versus Reviews

Although the editor should always strive to preserve the author's style, a lot can be achieved by editing out unnecessary verbiage.

June 01, 2001

Conservation Scientist in the National Gallery: A Day in My Life

October 01, 2004

Seeing the Light

"I do very advanced programming that targets very advanced research and development that is extremely technically challenging, and clearly having a degree and background in physics makes me the right person to be doing this," says James Pond, co-founder of the software company Lumerical Solutions."

Taken for Granted
August 26, 2013

Smart, Young, Female—and Out of Luck?

Top Chinese university science programs—and also employers—discriminate against women applicants, reports say.