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    September 14, 2012

    Introduction: Communications Tech in the Lab

    The Internet and ubiquitous video are changing how science is done.

    August 21, 2014

    Science and childbirth, the second time around

    In which our columnist attempts to replicate his earlier experiment in procreation.

    October 17, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 17 October 2014

    Robots, redux … economics Nobel … paper factories in China … bad time for scientists in Venezuela … nonadherence … letters … sex in research … Working Life

    January 28, 2011

    Experimental Error: Lies, Damned Lies, and Seminars

    For all the naïve and gullible graduate students out there, here is a handy guide to what those speakers are really saying.

    May 06, 2011

    When Will They Ever Learn?

    Another needless death at a university research facility points up the scandal of lax safety standards in academe.

    May 27, 2011

    Experimental Error: Fetus Don't Fail Me Now

    His daughter still in the embryonic stage, our columnist wonders whether it's too early to steer her toward a career in science.

    September 24, 2010

    Don't Worry, I'm (Un)Professional: A Guide to Your Laboratory Colleagues

    Our Experimental Error columnist asks, "Who are the people in your fume hood?"

    June 24, 2011

    Experimental Error: What Happens in the Lab Stays in the Lab

    Our labs are science-based mini-societies -- so why do we run them in the same arbitrary and bureaucratic way as the rest of the world?

    June 25, 2014

    What’s Your Science Degree Worth?

    Yes, a new study says, going to college does make financial sense—especially if you major in a STEM field (or business).

    February 10, 2012

    How to Live With Danger

    As the Sangji case moves towards a legal judgment, will the academy learn its lessons?

    March 23, 2012

    How to Write Like a Scientist

    Why do we require scientists to write badly?

    March 26, 2014

    Kids Posit the Darnedest Hypotheses

    There's a lot we can learn from science fair projects that we can then apply to our own research.

    Taken for Granted
    July 31, 2014

    Using a federal stick to enforce lab safety

    Why don’t federal funders demand safe academic labs?

    September 14, 2012

    YouTube at the Bench

    Video technology has the potential to dramatically improve the dissemination of lab protocols and techniques.

    June 20, 2003

    A Voice for Disabled Scientists

    In addition to providing a platform for discourses, the Resability Forum will soon set up an administrative and organizational service for the realization of personal study and research projects.

    May 08, 2014

    A Ph.D., and the Olympic Games

    While doing his Ph.D., Adam Scholefield found the time to become a professional water polo player and take part in the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

    March 27, 2009

    Special Feature: Not What You Thought You'd Be Doing

    A visual artist, a cartoonist, and a winemaker, all with backgrounds in science, are pursuing unexpected--yet hugely satisfying--careers.

    November 23, 2012

    Successful Careers: A Matter of Confidence

    Identifying and addressing self-confidence issues can help early-career scientists make swifter progress.

    March 05, 1999

    Site Review: Survey of Dual Career Science Couples

    December 08, 2000

    For the Sake of Being Well Experienced: Late Vocation in Science

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