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    August 14, 2014

    New initiatives offer child-care solutions to traveling scientists

    Some professional societies, funders, and institutions are seeking solutions to the conference child-care problem.

    January 27, 2012

    Your Voice: Your Passport to Authority

    A more relaxed, decisive, and authoritative voice can be a definite asset in a scientific career.

    May 04, 2012

    Translational Volcanology

    There is still a gap between modeling-based predictions and deciding when to evacuate a city.

    December 07, 2012

    Getting Back Your Mojo

    Psychologists share tips for figuring out what's sapping your enthusiasm—and how to get it back.

    February 11, 2005

    We're Doing Just Fine

    A survey of the top 50 ranked physics departments in 2002 shows that of 1998 physics faculty members, there were 12 of identifiable African heritage.

    Taken for Granted
    February 01, 2013

    Better Learning Through Chemistry?

    The American Chemical Society boldly and insightfully examines what's wrong with graduate education—and how to fix it.

    Scientist couple Terrie Moffitt and Avshalom Caspi
    February 08, 2013

    Love in the Lab

    Managing an intimate relationship at work requires awareness of potential pitfalls and a delicate balance of privacy and openness.

    Lotfi A. Zadeh
    May 31, 2013

    Lotfi A. Zadeh

    A professor emeritus advises young scientists to deemphasize controversial aspects of their work—or to avoid controversy until they are established.

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    August 27, 2013

    The Agony and Ecstasy of Cross-disciplinary Collaboration

    Collaborating with peers outside your field can be rewarding and career-boosting—but it can also make you an outsider in your own field.

    November 12, 2013

    Varvara Trachana: Surviving the Science Crisis in Greece

    Like some 750 other Greek scientists, Varvara Trachana has a faculty position—but no salary and no money to start up her lab.

    April 09, 2014

    When an Interview (Seemingly) Goes All Wrong

    How quickly you regain composure after an embarrassing moment or unexpected personal question could determine whether or not you get the job.

    July 30, 2014

    Scrutinizing NSF research

    Rachael Allbritten and Aaron Manka started off pursuing academic research careers, but they ended up investigating research crimes.

    Taken for Granted
    March 05, 2014

    Empowered Students and Postdocs Drive Lab Safety

    A student- and postdoc-driven program at the University of Minnesota is building a strong, new safety culture.

    October 07, 2014

    Life inspires clinical applications

    His life partner’s illness led fundamental chemist David Smith to change his research focus.

    July 11, 2008

    A New Astrophysics Editor at Science

    "I realized that I really love science but not spending my time just focusing on a particular aspect of it." --Maria Cruz

    August 01, 2008

    A Scientist in the Service of Clean Sports

    "I enjoy ... making a difference and seeing how much the world of antidoping has developed in the last few years." --Osquel Barroso

    August 08, 2008

    Hydrogeologists Tap into Demand for an Irreplaceable Resource

    "Water problems are not going away." -Richelle Allen-King, University at Buffalo

    July 01, 2005

    Christopher Andronicos: Understanding Mountains and Minorities

    Andronicos feels a tremendous amount of responsibility to help other minority students persevere and succeed in their studies.

    February 18, 2005

    Bridging the Worlds of Science and Public Policy

    "Even if you are not doing science when you are an advisor, you definitely bring your training as a scientist to the table – and this can be of great benefit," says Nancy Kingsbury, Science Advisor at Natural Resources Canada.

    October 14, 2005

    MentorDoctor: No Pubs, No Postdoc?

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