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November 05, 2010

Perspective: Put Integrity High on Your To-Do List

Research integrity is the sum of all the routine decisions that scientists make every day.

June 17, 2011

Tooling Up: Find an Outlet for Stress or Move On

Workplace stress is intensifying in the sciences. Here are some ways of dealing with it.

August 12, 2011

Content Collection: International Mobility

A roundup of Science Careers articles exploring international research experiences and what makes them successful.

August 19, 2011

Scanning for Early Signs of Reading Woes

The average dyslexic child isn't diagnosed -- and so doesn't begin to receive intensive reading help -- until she is...
April 27, 2012

Thick Books and Thin Films

Before you pick up that next thriller novel, remember that scientists are not exactly as they are often portrayed.

September 07, 2001

Career Skills Focus of ASM Institute for Postdocs

September 05, 2003

The I-Spy Guide to Group Leaders

There's never a dull moment working for a Spontaneous Idea Generator. The only problem is sorting out the diamonds from the dust.

February 23, 2001

Scientific Careers in Biotech Start-ups, Part II

July 15, 2005

Training Scientists as Managers

"Scientists are always focused on experiments, gaining knowledge, but there is the human side that you need to be exposed to early on." -Anton Wutz

May 23, 2003

Communicating Canadian Science to the Public

Based on the positive feedback and support, there seems to be a real need for more science-based communication efforts.

August 30, 2002

Postdoc Network Listserv FAQ

April 13, 2001

Art of Teaching

November 07, 2003

(There Are) 50 Ways to Leave Your Enzyme

"Runaway success, riches, or magical solutions to my personal shortcomings are not in sight. I just have the quiet feeling that I am moving my career in a direction that suits me best."

May 06, 2005

Timbuktu Academy: Mentoring Future Scientists

Established in 1990 with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Louisiana Board of Regents, the Timbuktu Academy is an award-winning mentoring program for underrepresented minorities in STEM fields.

March 28, 2003

Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 14: Spring Break Is for Undergrads

"This is probably why I won't be going into hardcore academia; I value my time, my family, and my friends far too much to be ruled by my job."

November 15, 2002

Graduate Student Unions: Labor Seeks Fertile Ground On Ivy-Covered Campuses

Graduate student unions aren't a new phenomenon at state universities. But their presence at elite private schools is raising the ante for scientists.

January 16, 2004

Dr Bridget's New Year's Resolutions

"Brought back down to earth sharply when I realise that it will take the insight of Einstein, the prose of Proust, and the spin of Alastair Campbell to turn this mess of half-baked ideas into any kind of story."

June 14, 2002

Wildlife Forensic DNA Analysis as a Training Ground

"Being trained as a forensic geneticist does not limit one to forensic science ..."

January 17, 2003

Surviving the First Year of Graduate School

"... before you even embark on your program, you should formulate a working plan and set up a reasonable schedule."

March 07, 2003

Taking One for the Team

"You have to think long and hard about what you need--not just what you want, but what you cannot do without."