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November 11, 2005

An International Scientist

The couple started looking "around in the world [to see] where we could both have nice positions," and they found what they were looking for in Spain.

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.

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.

Grocery Shelves
January 18, 2013

Is NSF's 'Product' Category a Finished Product?

The agency has updated its grant proposal guide, but its new use of "products" in the biosketch, in place of publications, is ambiguous.

November 23, 2012

Successful Careers: A Matter of Confidence

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

August 20, 2013

A Cloudburst of Computing Power

For scientists seeking computing resources, the commercial cloud offers an alternative to supercomputers and high-performance computing centers.

April 08, 2005

A Volcanologist's Vista

Out on a mountain, Mather says, "you have to work with the situation" and solve the practical difficulties as best you can.

May 09, 2008

Careers in Perspective: Chemists Can Do Anything

"Real-world experience trumps classroom learning, and future employers don't care if the experience was paid or volunteer."

January 20, 2006

Changing Faces of Astronomy

"Nothing panned out for years, but [the techniques] did come to fruition. You have to make the investment." --Andrea Ghez

September 12, 2013

A Wake-Up Call for Postdocs

Despite some progress, a report says, postdocs need to take more responsibility for their careers.

March 11, 2005

A Scientist as a Knowledge Agent

Lewis, who trained as a geoscientist to doctoral level, describes her work at Dstl as 'research, but a different kind of research.'

January 21, 2005

Investing in the Future of Science

"The long-term goal is to prepare [underrepresented minorities] to become those critical staff scientists that we need for the future workforce, hopefully here [at ORNL]." –Debbie McCoy, RAMS Program Administrator.

January 21, 2005

NOAA Program Impacts Minority Serving Institutions

NOAA Fisheries, based in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, has a long history of fostering minority development in the sciences.

March 11, 2005

Straight Out of Science Fiction

If successful, Jackson’s current mission of developing a more secure method of transferring information using a single photon would revolutionize information technology.

June 24, 2005

It's a Small World: Canada's Hub for Nanotech

The National Institute for Nanotechnology is an integrated, multidisciplinary institution involving researchers in physics, chemistry, engineering, biology, informatics, pharmacy, and medicine.

December 28, 2012

Science Careers 2012: The Year's Best Stories

The best and most popular stories of 2012, as chosen by readers and editors.

June 10, 2013

Going Online for Research Funding

Crowd-funding could prove to be just a niche funding source, but it could also end up changing how science is done.

August 29, 2013

After the LHC, the Deluge

The hundreds of grad students and postdocs working on the world's largest atom smasher are competing for a handful of jobs.

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

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