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    October 26, 2012

    Life at the Bottleneck

    A social scientist discusses how career pressures affect how postdocs work and relate in the lab.

    October 12, 2012

    Consulting Agreements: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    A leading attorney and a serial entrepreneur explain how to avoid potholes when reviewing consulting agreements with biomedical companies.

    October 12, 2012

    Perspective: Embrace Flexible Work Arrangements

    To achieve gender equality in science, shift men’s perceptions of what is professionally acceptable.

    October 05, 2012

    A Career for Two, With Empathy

    A husband-and-wife team studies the brain areas that allow us to feel what others feel.

    October 05, 2012

    Neurodegenerative and Neuropsychiatric Disorders Research: A Cerebral Career Choice

    The need for new treatments and a better understanding of brain disorders offer researchers an abundance of career opportunities. By Emma Hitt

    September 28, 2012

    Content Collection: Getting your Research Published

    Proficiently publishing scientific articles is among the attributes that determine academic success.

    September 21, 2012

    Documenting Exposure for Disease Prevention

    French epidemiologist Emilie Counil studies the health implications of environmental and workplace carcinogen exposure to help inform health policies.

    September 21, 2012

    So You Think You Have Skills

    Figuring out what you know—and what you need to know—is essential in training for a science career.

    September 21, 2012

    Annual Top Employers Survey: Stability in the Face of Change

    Biopharmas that have fared well despite global economic turmoil have done so using various strategies—and by valuing and respecting the scientists who work for them.

    September 14, 2012

    Introduction: Communications Tech in the Lab

    The Internet and ubiquitous video are changing how science is done.

    September 14, 2012

    Must a Paper Trail Be Paper?

    Most scientists continue to use tried-and-true paper lab notebooks, but electronic alternatives beckon some.

    September 14, 2012

    YouTube at the Bench

    Video technology has the potential to dramatically improve the dissemination of lab protocols and techniques.

    September 07, 2012

    Editorial: Planning Career Paths for Ph.D.s

    By turning introspection into a structured exercise, myIDP allows science trainees to translate a vague source of anxiety into a working plan.

    August 31, 2012

    Helping Paralympians Go for Gold

    Sports biomechanics researcher Barry Mason works on improving wheelchair design for basketball and rugby athletes.

    August 24, 2012

    The Postdoc Experience: High Expectations, Grounded in Reality

    Respondents to this year's Annual Postdoc Survey share their advice for staying competitive in today's job market.

    August 17, 2012

    Why Good People Leave Good Jobs

    Short stays don't look good to future employers—so why are they so common?

    August 10, 2012

    Crossing the Rubicon

    By admitting responsibility for the conditions that caused Sheri Sangji’s death, the University of California takes a step toward better lab safety.

    August 10, 2012

    Gambling on Transformative Research

    Scientists with the right skills and attitude find limited but increasing opportunities to pursue high-risk, high-reward research.

    August 10, 2012

    Science Training and Mental Health

    In the wake of the Colorado shootings, the scientific community should pay more attention to the psychological wellbeing of emerging scientists.

    August 03, 2012

    The Paddle and the Pipette

    James Wade, a U.S. Olympic Canoe/Kayak Team alternate and a Ph.D. student in bioengineering, navigates a tricky course between his research and his sport.

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