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    April 23, 2015

    How not to apply to grad school

    For the benefit of all of you applying to science graduate programs, our columnist confesses his mistakes in the hopes that you can avoid following in his footsteps.

    April 17, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 17 April 2015

    Women more likely to be hired than men … a Republican science proposal … Withholding clinical trial results is unethical, says WHO … A new Arctic research vessel … Working Life

    April 15, 2015

    Charting the careers of European researchers

    The European charter and code of conduct have been around for 10 years. What have they done to improve scientists' lives?

    April 14, 2015

    You are ready for your close-up

    How to join the online science video movement

    April 13, 2015

    STEM study: Women twice as likely to be hired as comparably qualified men

    The study “will definitely make people think more thoroughly and more subtly” about the issue, says psychologist Virginia Valian of Hunter College in New York City.

    April 03, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 3 April 2015

    Fake peer review exposed … Editor resigns over pay-to-play … Restoring faith in RIKEN … Aligning communication and incentives … Working Life

    April 01, 2015

    Junior Max Planck researchers win reforms

    Regardless of their legal status, junior researchers are professionals who should enjoy full social security benefits and employment protections.

    March 30, 2015

    Stay focused

    An academic career isn’t easy to achieve—but it’s worth it, so keep striving.

    March 23, 2015

    A new award for junior faculty

    Funded by three philanthropies, the program will be open to researchers 4 to 10 years beyond training.

    March 19, 2015

    A networking encounter

    A young scientist learns about the advantages of real-world networking.

    March 17, 2015

    Disability as a difference of perspective

    Ken O’Neill, who is deaf, offers advice on how to present a disability when applying for a job.

    March 16, 2015

    You have a good mind—use it!

    Things aren’t going well for me. What should I do?

    March 13, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 13 March 2015

    Rewiring the Human Brain (Project) … Does LHC have another breakthrough in it? … Earth science is soft, Republicans say … Scientists and stem-cell hype … Working Life

    March 09, 2015

    The Conference Board: Ads plunge for petroleum-based jobs

    As oil prices drop, a once red-hot employment market cools.

    March 06, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 6 March 2015

    Leonard Nimoy … Burkholderia pseudomallei … Roger Pielke Jr. … NCI director intends to step down.

    March 04, 2015

    Staffing labs for optimal productivity

    Both the size and composition of academic labs, a study shows, affect the number of papers they publish in high-impact journals.

    February 27, 2015

    Leadership Training for Early Career Researchers

    Formal programs within academia are providing career advancement training for young scientists.

    February 25, 2015

    How to p*ss off a scientist

    Scientists aren’t angrier than the general population, but different triggers make us mad.

    February 23, 2015

    Barriers for women of color in science

    A new report finds that female scientists face a combination of racial and gender biases.

    February 19, 2015

    Three rules for powerful questions

    At interviews and networking events, your questions are at least as important as your answers.