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    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.

    April 30, 2014

    Should Patents and Commercialization Count More Toward Tenure?

    Patents and other entrepreneurial outputs should be weighed more heavily in faculty tenure-and-promotion decisions, write the authors of a PNAS article.

    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.

    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.

    August 21, 2014

    Science and childbirth, the second time around

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

    January 14, 2015

    What happens when you add a lot more STEM majors?

    An analysis of a 1960s Italian experiment shows that STEM-workforce expansion can have unintended consequences.

    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.

    February 12, 2015

    Elitism in the academy

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

    San Francisco VA
    May 10, 2013

    Suit Brought for Wrongful Death of Lab Worker

    The family of Richard Din is suing San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center for failing to adequately enforce infectious-agent safety protocols.

    February 17, 2014

    Using Online Resources to Make Your Work More Visible

    Online tools can help researchers disseminate their work more quickly and more broadly.

    September 29, 2014

    Adjuncts and age discrimination

    Is age discrimination keeping adjunct faculty members from obtaining more stable faculty employment?

    November 04, 2014

    Packaging workforce data for public consumption

    A new resource from the National Science Board makes data more accessible, but it also gives it a spin.

    May 24, 2013

    In Defense of Playing Around in the Lab

    In science, sometimes, mistakes are not merely good, they're extraordinary.

    April 04, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 4 April 2014

    STAP misconduct … DARPA goes biotech … chasing money in bioscience … what young scientists would do with extra time.

    February 10, 2015

    Small bias, big difference

    A new simulation finds that just a little bias in peer review can have big consequences.

    September 26, 2013

    Funding Cuts Ravage Academic Laboratories

    Science funding cuts are piling up and causing layoffs; will tenure-track faculty be next?

    May 21, 2015

    Dr., No: Science career roadblocks

    Our columnist lists and describes the most common roadblocks faced by those pursuing science careers.

    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.

    September 09, 2013

    Is it Time to Reconsider Your Career Goals?

    Sequestration is leading to layoffs in academic labs—but it's not the cause of our current ills.

    September 27, 2013

    What Will Happen if the Government Shuts Down?

    How would a government shutdown affect federally funded scientists?

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