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    Katherine Button
    April 30, 2013

    Questioning the Validity of Neuroscience Results

    A recent analysis in neuroscience urges caution both in reading the literature and in designing your own experiments.

    September 21, 2001

    UAB Roundtable Yields Quick Results

    July 07, 2006

    A Pressure Cooker for Postdocs?

    "His lab mantra was, 'It's better to ask forgiveness than permission,' 'If I don't know about it, it doesn't happen,' [and] 'Get it done at all costs, and don't tell me how.' " --Maura Lee Upright

    November 07, 2013

    Paper at the Center of Johns Hopkins Drama Retracted

    The first author on the paper, Yu-yi Lin, died in the lab last year, apparently by his own hand.

    September 03, 2004

    The Art of the Artefact

    April 18, 2003

    Yours Transferredly: Reading Between the Lines

    If you read things at face value and don't wise up to the hidden meanings in paper-speak, you might get left behind.

    June 15, 2015

    Your ‘best chance’ of winning a Nobel Prize

    Nobel laureate Shinya Yamanaka doesn’t know what young scientists should do to win the prize, but he’s sure it’s important to be innovative and unique.

    December 12, 2014

    Making science a desirable career

    Organizers of the Future of Research Symposium give their thoughts on how to keep young scientists in research careers.

    March 21, 2003

    How to Get Around to Writing

    Remind yourself constantly that the reason you get up in the morning is to write scientific papers.

    April 19, 2002

    You've Got the Data! Now Advocate for Change!

    Quantifiable survey data are more resistant to dismissive interpretations than more subjective perceptions of the "quality" of the training environment.

    February 03, 2014

    Taking the 'Waste' Out of Biomedical Research

    Individual researchers can do a number of things to make biomedical research more efficient and clinically relevant, say the authors of a series in The Lancet.

    April 16, 2004

    ?Lab Cred?

    A key indicator of your ‘lab cred’ is whether people you’ve never met know who you are when you first meet them.

    May 05, 2015

    Economists: H-1B visas suppress wages

    A new study finds that adding H-1B workers affects wages negatively, profits positively, and patents not at all.

    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

    November 19, 2004

    The Unspoken Things of Science

    Don't be afraid to be your own advocate; aim your sales pitch at the right people and win their confidence.

    February 12, 2015

    Elitism in the academy

    A new study quantifies the challenge of moving up the ladder of institutional prestige.

    June 21, 2002

    A Guide to Surveys by, for, and of Postdocs

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