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    August 26, 2011

    Experimental Error: This Is Only a (Giant, Scary, Career-Determining) Test

    As we are training to become fully fledged scientists, we ourselves are the test subjects.

    August 19, 2011

    Tooling Up: Clinical Trials Careers

    A recent book describes several clinical career paths that can be entered by people without clinical experience.

    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...
    August 12, 2011

    A Mathematician Takes to the Streets

    Portuguese mathematician Sara Santos has forged a career communicating her passion for mathematics to all sorts of audiences.

    August 12, 2011

    Content Collection: International Mobility

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

    August 05, 2011

    From Mycology to Oncology

    Wilma Lingle started out studying mushrooms but transformed herself into a Mayo Clinic breast cancer researcher and the manager of two core facilities.

    August 05, 2011

    Taken for Granted: Everything Money Can Buy

    The vast wealth of the oil-rich Arab states is creating opportunities for scientists who can stand the heat.

    July 29, 2011

    The Gray Pride Parade

    Walk through the corridors of many scientific institutions and you'll see the results of decisions made by the hiring committee of 1962.

    July 15, 2011

    Sowing Seeds Through Plant Taxonomy

    Portuguese plant researcher Célia Cabral co-founded a company to produce essential oils in order to help her country's agriculture and economy.

    July 01, 2011

    Taken for Granted: Creating Opportunities

    Two university-based jobs programs are helping to boost opportunities for scientists who are already trained.

    July 01, 2011

    Content Collection: Scientific Presentations

    Here's everything you need to know about delivering oral scientific presentations (except the science), all in one place.

    June 24, 2011

    Experimental Error: What Happens in the Lab Stays in the Lab

    Our labs are science-based mini-societies -- so why do we run them in the same arbitrary and bureaucratic way as the rest of the world?

    June 17, 2011

    Questions and Answers: Pursuing an M.D.-Ph.D.

    This guide, adapted from AAMC, provides answers to frequently asked questions about M.D.-Ph.D. programs.

    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.

    June 17, 2011

    Advancing in Industry: Choosing Among Many Paths

    The key to success is being flexible and open to change as well as having a collaborative spirit.

    June 10, 2011

    Presenting Science for the Anxiety Averse

    Presenting your work effectively is an important part of a scientific career, but dealing with the anxiety it provokes is rarely taught.

    June 03, 2011

    Reinventing the Standard Model of Science Presentations

    A developmental biologist turned design expert thinks there are better ways to present scientific information.

    May 27, 2011

    Experimental Error: Fetus Don't Fail Me Now

    His daughter still in the embryonic stage, our columnist wonders whether it's too early to steer her toward a career in science.

    May 27, 2011

    Focus on Aging: Understanding Brain Plasticity

    Neuroscientist Sara Burke investigates how aging affects the plasticity of neuronal networks and, ultimately, behavior.

    May 20, 2011

    Tooling Up: I've Got a Great Idea

    Two recent entrepreneurs offer advice on starting a new company.

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