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    August 14, 1998

    Tooling Up Index

    Since 1998, the best career advice for industry-bound scientists.

    Michael Yaffe
    May 10, 2013

    Michael Yaffe

    The systems biologist and trauma surgeon talks about treating patients after the Boston Marathon bombings and about his career.

    September 24, 2004

    Opportunities in Computer Science Research

    "Something quite unique about computer science: We don't have a postdoc tradition. That's because we have historically had so many positions available in Ph.D.-granting departments and available for fresh Ph.D.s. Traditionally, when you get your Ph.D. [in computer science], you've got some place to go. There was always more demand than there was supply, and industry was soaking up half."

    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.

    August 25, 2014

    Is ResearchGate Facebook for science?

    The recent growth of the social network and its apparent utility for users suggest that it’s the leading contender to become science’s ubiquitous social network.

    Tamily Weissman-Unni
    April 22, 2013

    A Turn Toward the Classroom and Home

    Tamily Weissman-Unni feels like a failure—but she's not.

    Ruth and Victor Nussenzweig
    June 25, 2013

    A Fresh Start, Back in Brazil, at 85

    Scientist-couple Ruth and Victor Nussenzweig have been inseparable since meeting in medical school more than 60 years ago.

    June 28, 2013

    Silverbacks and Whippersnappers

    In his mid-30s prime, our columnist discusses the common traits of younger and older scientists.
     

    August 22, 2013

    Stop, Collaborate, and Listen: The Challenges of Interdisciplinary Science

    The hardest part of interdisciplinary collaborations is collaborating in an interdisciplinary way.

    soybeans
    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.

    September 30, 2013

    The Latest Shutdown Information for NIH- and NSF-Funded Researchers (UPDATE)

    Government-funded researchers may continue with their work, but won't be able to communicate with the agencies that fund them.

    April 03, 2014

    Scarcity Breeds Opportunity

    Science done with serious resource constraints can be more varied, open, and passionate than ordinary science.

    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.

    Taken for Granted
    July 09, 2014

    The Landmark Patrick Harran Case Ends Inconclusively

    The legal struggle arising from the death of Sheharbano “Sheri” Sangji leaves a major question unresolved.

    July 15, 2014

    Investigating Research Crimes

    As an institution’s chief detective for enforcing research ethics, the research integrity officer must blend investigative, bureaucratic, and scientific skills.

    July 24, 2014

    Academic Science, I Just Can’t Quit You

    NIH-funded training programs are helping NIH-trained scientists learn how to not do NIH-funded research.

    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 10, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 10 October 2014

    Is congress leaking NSF info? … more Twitter stars … Nobel Prizes … support from a congressman for young scientists … the Bionic Woman.

    December 13, 2013

    Mind the Gap Year

    Students who take time off between college and graduate or professional school often have adventures and do useful things.

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